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Nominate your NHS Champions

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2019

The Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards are the only region-wide awards to recognise members of our paid and unpaid workforce who regularly go above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester. The awards recognise the contribution of our health and care champions; from doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, […]

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Open your Eyes to Knives

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

Following recent events across Greater Manchester and the rest of the country, Greater Manchester Police is urging members of the public to ‘open your eyes to knives’ to raise awareness of the dangers of knives and bladed articles hidden in our communities. The campaign runs alongside Operation Sceptre, a national week of action running this […]

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Prestwich Roadworks March 2019

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Thankfully not too many roadworks to report this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in March  are: – Whittaker Lane (near the lights) Road closure 13 March 2019 (United Utilities) – Bury New Road, just south of Church Lane, carriageway incursions 11-13 March 2019 (United Utilities) […]

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First Bus sells buses and depot to Go Ahead

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2019

First Bus has announced its intention to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group for £11.2 million. The sale would include the First Manchester depot site and 160 buses, and all the services which operate out of Queens Road (which includes most Prestwich services). First Manchester will continue to operate […]

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The formal public consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework ends a month from now on 18 March 2019. This is your opportunity to have your say on these important plans which will have a massive impact on our local area for generations to come. You can take part in the consultation online, or in […]

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Bury New Road, right through Prestwich from Higher Broughton to the M60 junction, has been confirmed as the most congested road in the North West by in a world-wide study of congestion by INRIX. Bury New Road was the worst in the region, with the worst roads in Stockport and Salford not far behind. Prestwich […]

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Prestwich Roadworks February 2019

by timpickstone on 6 February, 2019

Thankfully not too many roadworks to report this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in February  are: – Fairfax Road 16 February 2019 – ‘Stop/Go’ boards (Bury Council) – Middleton Road (near Old Hall Lane) – lane closures 21 February 2019 (Transport for Greater Manchester) – […]

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GMSF Consultation now Open

by prestwichfocus on 30 January, 2019

The public consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) is now open. The GMSF is the plan to provide space for an extra 202,000 new houses in Greater Manchester over the next 20 years. More information and submit your response in the consultation here. The consultation closes on 18 March 2019.  Investigations by Bury’s […]

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Changes to local hospitals

by timpickstone on 17 January, 2019

Councillors have been told that plans to break up our local hospital trust are expected to be published next month (February 2019). Pennine Acute, which currently operates four hospitals, will be broken up. North Manchester General Hospital becoming part Manchester University Foundation Trust (which runs MRI and Wythenshawe hospitals). Fairfield, Oldham and Rochdale will be […]

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Happy Christmas!

by timpickstone on 19 December, 2018

Just to take the opportunity to wish you a very Happy Christmas.  Thank you for your support and our very best wishes for 2019. Emails take a break for a couple of weeks and back in January!

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