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Metrolink Fare Zone Changes – Consultation

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

A new zonal fares system is being proposed for Metrolink. The proposal would replace the existing ‘station to station’ fare system with a zonal system – similar to London’s travel network. You have the opportunity to share your feedback ahead of any final decision being made about the proposed change with a survey before 17 […]

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Prestwich Roadworks June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

The searchable map 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 in June areare: – Heywood Road – continuing British Gas (Cadent) works in various places right through to next year. – Hilton Lane – one way signals for resurfacing […]

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Prestwich Roadworks May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 1 May, 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: – Heywood Road – two different sets of road works either side of Bury Old Road, this includes traffic lights south of Bury Old Road on 3 May 2018. […]

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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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