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Beelines Cycle and Walking Network Consultation Event

by timpickstone on 19 September, 2018

An informal consultation event is being held in Prestwich on the proposed ‘Beelines’ cycle and walking network for Greater Manchester. This is on Thursday 27 September 2018, 7.00pm, at the Church Inn, Church Lane, Prestwich. All welcome please do let us know you’re coming by registering for free here. Beelines is a plan for a […]

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Prestwich Arts Festival 29-30 September 2018

by timpickstone on 12 September, 2018

The first ever Prestwich Arts Festival – “Lifting the Lid on Local Talent” takes place at the end of this month. More information on their website here.

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Organ Donation Week 2018

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

This week is national Organ Donation Week. This year the NHS campaign is focusing on encouraging people to talk to their familes about organ donation – many people don’t realise that their family’s support is needed for organ donation to go ahead. There is a lot more information about organ donation and the choices that […]

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Have your say on the future of City Centre transport

by timpickstone on 27 August, 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester is asking people who know and use the city centre to have our say on the big transport issues facing the city and help them ensure they get this balance right for the future. Over the next 20 years, city centre employment levels are expected to rise to around 270,000 people, […]

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Prestwich Public Transport – Let us know your views!

by prestwichfocus on 15 August, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who has filled in our recent Public Transport in Prestwich survey. With congestion and pollution a major issue across Prestwich, we’re keen to find out more about what local people think about our local Metrolink and bus services, what stops you using them more and what you would do to improve […]

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Bury Town Centre Purple Flag Status

by prestwichfocus on 21 June, 2017

Bury continues to be the only town in Greater Manchester to fly a nighttime economy “Purple Flag” a town and city centre award – similar to the Green Flag for Parks and Blue Flag for beaches – which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town and city centres between 6pm and […]

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Away for the General Election?

by timpickstone on 27 April, 2017

As readers will know we have another election this year, a General Election on Thursday 8 June 2017. If you’re thinking of being away, or would prefer to vote by post then you need to fill in this form to register for a postal vote. Anyone can sign up for a postal vote. (Deadline 23 […]

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover

by timpickstone on 11 April, 2017

Just to wish residents a Happy Easter, and a Happy Passover. Passover started last night (Monday, 10 April and ends in the evening of Tuesday, 18 April 2017). All of our local churches have special services and activities over the weekend. More information: Our Lady of Grace, St Mary’s, St Margaret’s and St George’s (Simister), […]

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Greater Manchester Spatial Framework Phase 2 DELAYED

by timpickstone on 4 April, 2017

Greater Manchester Councils have annoyed that the Phase 2 consultation on the “Greater Manchester Spatial Framework” is to be delayed until September 2017 – partially due to the huge number of the responses from members of the public received (over 25,000). Although the delay is good news, it certainly doesn’t the issue has been won. […]

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If you know an individual or community group that is making an outstanding contribution to a community in our borough, please show your appreciation by nominating them for an award from the following categories: · Outstanding Contribution to a Township · Young Person or Young Persons’ Group · Volunteer of the Year This year there […]

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