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Diabetes Prevention Week 16-22 April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

Residents of Bury are being urged to get behind Diabetes Prevention Week, which runs 16 – 22 April 2018. The campaign launched by the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) is encouraging patients to take steps to reduce their risk of developing diabetes and take up the offer of a FREE NHS Health Check. […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 10 April, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – quite a few this month on Mount Road, Tamworth Avenue, Glebelands Road, Nursery Road, Maple Grove, St Margaret’s Road and Heywood Road.  Please just let me know if you have any queries. Removal of existing attached garage and erection of single storey […]

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Voting – Information Information

by prestwichfocus on 3 April, 2018

Important Local elections take place on 3 May 2018, so now is s good time to make sure you are registered to vote. Poll cards are being sent to all those who are currently on the electoral register. If you have not received a poll card in a couple of weeks, please contact 0161 253 […]

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Prestwich Roadworks April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 3 April, 2018

The list of roadworks in Prestwich during April extends to a full five pages this month  on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) The major roadworks are: – Bury New Road in the village, both the final parts of the narrowing scheme, but also works by Electricity North West with lane closures – More CADENT (gas) […]

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Bury Pride 7 April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 26 March, 2018

The second Bury LGBT Pride event takes place on Saturday 7 April and promises to be another fun-packed celebration of diversity. Pop icon Toyah Willcox is the headline attraction on this colourful occasion which features music, food, entertainment and a walking rainbow through the town centre. Tickets for Bury Pride are free and are available […]

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NHS Opening Times Easter Weekend

by prestwichfocus on 26 March, 2018

NHS Bury has issued the following information about opening times over the Easter holiday period. GP and pharmacy services will only be limited on Good Friday (30th March) and Easter Monday (2nd April). On all other normal working days GP surgeries are open from 8am to 6.30pm as normal. Saturday, 31st March is a normal […]

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GMSF plans for Prestwich would need 3 extra schools

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2018

A report received by the Council’s Joint Consultative Committee (Teachers) has shown that the proposed 3,400 new houses between Prestwich and Middleton would require about three new schools to be built. The first draft of the GMSF, published last year, proposed to remove 47% of Prestwich’s Green-belt and between Parrenthorn School and Heywood Old Road […]

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At all meetings of Bury’s FulL Council the team of Liberal Democrat councillors use our maximum entitlement to ask questions of the Councils Leadership. Questions at the most recent meeting included: Could the Leader of the Council please inform members now many school crossing patrols are currently not operational, and how many others do not […]

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Public Meeting: Is Brexit Inevitable

by prestwichfocus on 13 February, 2018

*** Please note change of venue to St Margaret’s Community Centre, St Margaret’s Road M25 ****   Bury Liberal Democrats have organised a public meeting, open to all, to look at some of the current issues around leaving the European Union under the title ‘Is Brexit Inevitable’. Wednesday 14 March 2018. 6.30 for 7.00pm Our Lady […]

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Ten Groups share £13,000 from Parklife Funds

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

Ten groups are to share nearly £13,000 from the funds raised by Parklife in 2017. These grants were made following consideration of applications by the nine Prestwich councillors: Prestwich Plodders. £1,150.20 The Fed, £1,437.97 Jigsaw, £1,120.44 Shomrim Prestwich Community Safety, £1,500.00 Friends of Forest Park £1,500.00 Prestwich Arts Festival, £1,500.00 Prestwich Methodist Youth Association – […]

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