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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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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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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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BBC to Make Series on Life of Victoria Wood

by timpickstone on 21 March, 2017

BBC One will air a six-part series, ‘Our Friend Victoria’, dedicated to Prestwich-born Victoria Wood. ‘ Shane Allen, controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning, said: “Victoria was unparalleled in what she achieved as a creator, writer, character actress, sketch and sitcom performer, director, singer, songwriter and stand-up – she did the lot with a unique humour and […]

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Prestwich Tops Poll in Youth Parliament Election

by timpickstone on 14 March, 2017

Three young people from Prestwich have topped the poll in the elections for Bury’s reps to the national ‘Youth Parliament’. Students across Bury (aged 11-18), had ten candidates to choose from with 7,403 young people voting. Numair Khalid of Parrenthorn High School was elected as Bury’s Member of the Youth Parliament (MYP) with 1,459 votes, and his two […]

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