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Taking Action on Rising School Uniform Costs

by timpickstone on 19 September, 2018

The Liberal Democrat team on Bury Council have been successful in getting the Council to take action on the rising prices of school uniforms, in a move to help parents who are struggling with the costs. According to research by the Children’s Society, 3 million families in Britain are struggling to pay for school uniform […]

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Planning Applications update Holyrood Ward September 2018

by timpickstone on 12 September, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – on Simister Lane, Heys Road, Glebelands Road and Peveril Close . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Non-material amendment following grant of planning permission 62276 for two storey extension at … 60 Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JY […]

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Prestwich Roadworks September 2018

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in August are: – Tail end of the resurfacing works (Bury Council) on Heywood Road between Bury Old Road and St Margaret’s Road, Prestwich and in Simister – 30/07/2018 – 09/09/2018 – Continuing Works on the […]

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Reporting Back: Heaton Park

by timpickstone on 27 August, 2018

Prestwich Lib Dem councillors Mary D’Albert and Tim Pickstone had an update with the Heaton Park management last week. Please note there has been a separate meeting about Parklife, which will report back on separately, and there is going to be a separate meeting about the impact of parking on residential roads near to the […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – on Simister Lane, Polefield Road, Middleton Road, Cromwell Road and St Austell’s Drive. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Erection of outbuilding Land at rear of 161 Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SFRef. No: 63147 | Received: Wed […]

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Reporting Back: Prestwich Village Regeneration Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2018

Last week a second meeting around took place around the regeneration of the Prestwich village area. The meeting heard presentations from Bury Council, the development company which has signed up to redevelop the area and their planning consultants. The Mayor of Greater Manchester also spoke as part of Greater Manchester’s ‘Town Centre Challenge’ project, of […]

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GMSF New Timetable – Next Proposals in October

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Greater Manchester’s Council Leaders are set to agree a revised timetable for the publication of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework plans. The next set of proposals, a Consultation Draft, will be agreed by the GM Combined Authority at its meeting at the end of October, followed by a 12 week consultation. Consultation on the next […]

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Samaritans Big Listen 24 July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

Next Tuesday is the Samaritans ‘Big Listen’ event, to raise awareness (and funds) about their important work to prevent suicide. The Samaritans answer a call for help every six seconds. Every year nearly 7,000 people take their own life in Britain and Ireland – roughly three times more men than women. You can talk to […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – on Hill Top Avenue, Guest Road, Carver Avenue, Merton Road and Heys Road. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at side 1 Hill Top Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1LL Ref. No: 63012 | Received: Tue […]

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Greater Manchester Council Leaders have signed off plans for a network of cycle routes across Greater Manchester called ‘Bee Lines’. The plans were drawn up as a report drawn up from a team led by professional cycling champion Chris Boardman. The plan would create 64 miles of new cycling and walking routes, as part of […]

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