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Prestwich Scarecrow Festival – Winners

by timpickstone on 2 September, 2020

Well done to everyone who took part in the Prestwich Scarecrow Fesival and competition in recent weeks. A special thank you to our local police team here in Prestwich who have worked so hard to make the event work. There were three shortlisted winners who went forward to a public vote on Facebook, with the […]

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Response to Simister Interchange Proposals

by timpickstone on 13 August, 2020

Please see below the formal response from the Holyrood Ward councillors to the Highways Agency consultation on their proposals for the M60 Junction 18 Simister Interchange. See their proposals here. BackgroundWe are the councillors who represent Holyrood Ward on Bury MBC. Holyrood Ward is the area most affected by these proposals. The ward is the […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2020

by timpickstone on 29 July, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in August 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Kersal Valley Road / Moor Lane junction – Multi-Way signals until 5th August 2020 (Electricity North West) Scholes Lane / Hilton Lane / Bury New Road junction – […]

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Road Resurfacing Plans

by timpickstone on 29 July, 2020

Bury Council has announced the next phase of roads that will be resurfaced. This includes a number of roads in the Prestwich area. Thank you to residents who have raised many of these roads with us. Roads to be resurfaced in the next phase in the Prestwich area are: Heywood Road (Hampden Road to Park […]

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Answers to Questions: Joint Authorities

by timpickstone on 21 July, 2020

At the latest full meeting of Bury Council, we asked questions to the Joint Authorities on GMSF, Stop and Search and Metrolink Revenue Councillor Michael Powell – GMSFDo the existing plans to proceed with the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework remain intact and if so, when will the timetable for next steps and further consultation with […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2020

by timpickstone on 30 June, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in July 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Bury New Road (near Woodhill Drive) lane closures, and Woodhill Drive / Overbook Drive (road closures) 14 July – 8 August 2020 (Cadent Gas). Bury Old Road (junction […]

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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 11 June, 2020

The regular meeting of 2 Bury’s Planning Control Committee took place on 26 May 2020. This is the meeting made up of the 11 Councillors who represent the various wards of the borough of Bury. The committee determines planning applications for certain major developments and others where objections have been received. Councillor Cristina Tegolo reports; Bury Planning Control […]

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Prestwich Roadworks June 2020

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2020

Please see below details of the main roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in June 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here Bury Old Road at the junction with Nursery Road. ‘Give and Take’ from 12 to 16 June 2020 (BT) Woodhill Drive, Overbrook Drive and the area of Bury Old […]

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Changes to 98 Bus

by timpickstone on 1 May, 2020

The 98 bus route through parts of Prestwich is being reduced to 2 hourly during evenings, Sunday and bank holidays. The last bus time is unchanged. The change is from 3 May 2020. Residents will also have seen some changes to the 95 and 93 buses in April: 93/93A (Prestwich – Carr Clough – Manchester) – […]

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Some Recycling Centres will reopen on Saturday 2nd May following social distancing guidelines.  Across Greater Manchester some recycling centres will re-open on Saturday 2 May 2020. This includes the Lumns Lane in Salford and Cemetary Road in Radcliffe. However, significant restrictions remain in place: You will ONLY be able to take bagged general waste (rubbish […]

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