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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward – January 2018

by prestwichfocus on 16 January, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area – just two this month on Heys Road and Carver Avenue. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension at front, single storey extensions at side/rear and two storey extension at …  60 Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 […]

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Prestwich Library Opening hours Slashed

by prestwichfocus on 9 January, 2018

Prestwich Library had its opening times slashed from the start of 2018. The new opening times are: From May 2018 the Library will be completely closed on Saturdays. (For reference the times last year were Monday ➔ 9.30am to 7.30pm Tuesday ➔ 9.30am to 5.30pm Wednesday ➔ 9.30am to 1.00pm Thursday ➔ 9.30am to 7.30pm […]

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Application for 17 new homes of Prestwich Golf Course

by prestwichfocus on 2 January, 2018

A planning application has been received for 17 new homes on a small part of Prestwich Golf Club. The site of the proposed development is off Kersal Lane, right down opposite the Childen’s Play area – just south of Headlands Drive. More information on the Council’s Website here.  

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Planning Applications Update December 2018 Holyrood Ward

by prestwichfocus on 20 December, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area on Nursery Road, Bury Old Road, Nutt Lane, Simister Lane, Cuckoo Lane and Heys Road. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey side extension; single storey rear extension; dormer loft conversion with juliet balco…  19 Nursery Road, Prestwich, […]

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Bury New Road Roadworks – Christmas Update

by prestwichfocus on 13 December, 2017

The following information has been provided by the Council as an update to residents on the works through Prestwich Village on Bury New Road / A56. “Council Officers have considered how best to approach the works over the Christmas period. It has been agreed that the best way forward is to delay the remaining excavation […]

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Prestwich Roadworks November 2017 and Bury New Road Update

by prestwichfocus on 6 December, 2017

Greater Manchester roadworks are reporting a number of minor roadworks in Prestwich scheduled during December, but the only significant ones are the continuing works on Bury New Road, and gas works on Mount Road between 12 and 18 December 2017. For full details of the minor works search for Prestwich at gmroadworks.org The following update […]

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Walk-in Centres Saved? (Or perhaps not….)

by prestwichfocus on 28 November, 2017

Bury’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) used a verbal update reported through several Twitter posts to inform residents that the two Walk-In Centres in bury (Bury and Prestwich) are not closing on 31 March 2018. Residents may recall that the consultation on the closure of both centres was ‘paused’ earlier this year by the CCG, […]

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Vince Cable MP has used his pre-budget speech to set out the alternative Liberal Democrat approach to the budget, with investment in infrastructure, homes, the NHS and young people’s learning. In a speech to entrepreneurs last week, Vince Cable set out a Lib Dem economic strategy to deliver a modern, forward-looking, outward-facing economy which will […]

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Bonfire Night in Heaton Park – Feedback

by prestwichfocus on 14 November, 2017

A number of residents have been in touch over the last week with concerns about parking on Sunday 5 November 2017 for people attending the Bonfire Night in Heaton Park. As I understand there were some problems in a number of areas with on-street parking which affected some of the residential streets around the park. […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward November 2017

by prestwichfocus on 6 November, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area on Ferndene Road, Sandgate Road, Guest Road and Tamworth Avenue. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension at side; External alterations including bi-fold doors at rear 33 Ferndene Road, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6RB Ref. No: 62111 | […]

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