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Big Energy Saving Week

by timpickstone on 21 January, 2020

This week (20 January 2020) is the Citizens Advice Bureau’s Big Energy Saving Week – a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. Try the Citizens Advice energy price comparison tool which is free, uses a full market comparison, totally independent and gives a customer […]

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Metrolink Fares go up 26 January

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2020

Greater Manchester’s Council leaders have agreed ticket prices on Metrolink will go up on 26 January 2020. The peak ‘anytime travel’ 3 zones for Prestwich to Manchester goes up from £6.00 to £6.10. The off-peak 3 zone ticket goes up £4.20 to £4.30. An annual ticket Prestwich to Manchester goes from £930 to £967 – […]

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2020

by timpickstone on 7 January, 2020

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 – Middleton Road (Blackley), just south of Victoria Avenue, lane closures 7-8 January 2020 (United Utilities).– Higher Lane (Whitefield), near Pinfold Lane. Lane […]

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Happy Christmas

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2019

Just to wish all residents a very happy Christmas and the best wishes for 2020. Thank you for your help and support in the last year.

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Prestwich Winter Artisan Market

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2019

Bury Venues and Village Greens Prestwich look forward to welcoming you to the Prestwich Artisan Winter Market which is this Sunday, 8 December 2019. Doors open 10am – 4pm. Stalls will be located in the Longfield Suite and around the Prestwich Fountain. Come and experience the finest makers, producers, and artisans in crafts, arts, food […]

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Carers Rights Day 21 November 2019

by timpickstone on 19 November, 2019

This Thursday is Carers Rights Day, with the theme ‘Caring for Your Future. Every day 6,000 people become carers but often it’s not something we’ve planned for. The aim of the day is: Make carers aware of their rights Let carers know where to get help and support Raise awareness of the needs of carers […]

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Remembrance Sunday in Prestwich

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2019

On Sunday 10 November 2019 a parade will set off from the Longfield Suite at 10.40am walking to the Prestwich cenotaph (the junction of Rectory Lane and St Mary’s Road). A minutes silence will be held at 11.00am and wreaths will be laid to remember people who gave their lives both World Wars, and other […]

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Have you completed our Waste and Recycling Survey?

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2019

Many thanks to the large number of residents who have completed our Waste and Recycling Survey in the last few months in the Prestwich area. Many residents talk to us about problems with bin collections and waste and we’re passionate about finding ways we can help the environment by reducing waste and recycling more.Please let […]

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National Adoption Week

by timpickstone on 15 October, 2019

This week is a national week of action is urging anyone who has ever considered adopting to step forward as the number of children needing loving, nurturing homes continues to grow. A report published by the Government shows that the North West has nearly 3 times as many children awaiting adoptive families as there are […]

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Apple Day this Sunday!

by timpickstone on 8 October, 2019

Apple Day, an annual event organised by Incredibly Edible Prestwich and District, is taking place this Sunday in Phillips Park. It’s free entry and there’s lots of Apple-y things to do. Sunday 13 October 2019, 12noon – 4pm, Phillips Park.

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