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Prestwich Roadworks and M60 Resurfacing Phase 2

by timpickstone on 4 March, 2020

Details of the more serious roadworks for March below. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The second phase of resurfacing the M60 near to Prestwich starts on 9 March 2020. The surfacing work is planned to take place on both sides of the carriageway and will include replacement of road markings […]

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Consultation on Bury’s urgent care services

by timpickstone on 19 February, 2020

Bury Council and NHS Bury are currently consulting people on the future of ‘urgent care services’. This consultation particularly affects services that take place in Bury itself. A second phase of the review which looks more at services that relate to North Manchester hospital (and quite possibly Prestwich) is expected later in the year. Urgent […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward February 2020

by prestwichfocus on 5 February, 2020

Just two planning applications in the last month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Prior notification of single storey rear extension 285 Heywood Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2RARef. No: 65049 | Received: Mon 06 Jan 2020 | Validated: Mon 06 Jan 2020 | Status: Awaiting decision Single storey rear extension; Removal of garage to be replaced with two […]

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Details of roadworks for the month below – no major roadworks scheduled for Prestwich, but some nearby that may well affect residents. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here M60 between junctions 15 and 18 – carriageway surfacing work start 3 February 2020. The work will take place on both sides of […]

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Holyrood Ward Community Grants 2019-20

by timpickstone on 22 January, 2020

Just to let residents know the outcome of the Holyrood Ward Community Grants programme for 2019-20. All Councillors in Bury are given a small budget to help with community projects in their area. Here in Holyrood Ward, we pooled all our budgets together to create a ‘Holyrood Ward Community Fund’ and asked you to apply […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward January 2020

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2020

Just two planning applications in the last month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Prior notification of single storey rear extension 285 Heywood Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2RARef. No: 65049 | Received: Mon 06 Jan 2020 | Validated: Mon 06 Jan 2020 | Status: Awaiting decision Single storey rear extension; Removal of garage to be replaced with two […]

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Changes to Household Waste Recycling Centres

by timpickstone on 7 January, 2020

Important changes are coming into effect at all Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) in Greater Manchester from February. In summary: • Trade waste is not permitted at any of the sites, they are for household waste only for residents living in any of the nine boroughs of Greater Manchester (excluding Wigan). • From February 2020, […]

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Christmas Information and Bin Collections

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2019

Information for residents on Council services over the Christmas and New Year period, including changes to bin collection days. BinsAcross Bury there will be some changes to bin collection dates over the two-week festive period. A date change leaflet and a new collection calendar is delivered to all households prior to Christmas. Bin collection date […]

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Planning Applications Update December 2019 Holyrood Ward

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2019

Seven planning applications in the last month – all of them home extensions. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Two storey rear extension; Render to external elevations and alterations to windows/door to side … 2 Willingdon Drive, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1PARef. No: 64933 | Received: Mon 25 Nov 2019 | Validated: Thu 28 Nov 2019 | Status: Registered […]

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Heaton Park Update

by timpickstone on 19 November, 2019

Last week local Councillors Cristina Tegolo and Tim Pickstone met with the Heaton Park Manager to discuss a number of issues around the park, in particular as they affect Prestwich residents who live around the park. ParklifeWe discussed issues around the impact of Parklife on neighbouring areas, particularly a number of critical areas which have […]

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