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Multiple Delays in Prestwich High Street Roadworks

by timpickstone on 27 April, 2017

Following on from questions from Prestwich Liberal Democrat councillors, the reasons for the delays in the start of the roadworks on the A56 through Prestwich village have been revealed: According to the Council: “- The main contractor struggled with resources to meet the original start date. – Trial holes have demonstrated that some tree positions […]

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Christmas Opening Times and Services

by prestwichfocus on 23 December, 2015

Information for residents on opening hours for local services, and helplines over the Christmas period. Bury Council Customer Contact Team (253 5353) All but essential services at Bury Council are closed over the Christmas and New Year period: The Customer Contact Team will be closed from 5pm on Wednesday 23 December until 8.45am on Monday […]

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Six Town Housing Annual Report

by prestwichfocus on 10 December, 2015

Six Town Housing, Bury Council’s housing provider has got very creative with it’s Annual Report this year – click on the images below find out about their work this year. The report is also available as a video here.

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Illegal Money Lenders – Week of Action

by prestwichfocus on 3 December, 2015

This week is a ‘week of action’ to raise awareness about illegal money lenders. An estimated 310,000 households across the country are in debt to a loan shark, and with Christmas approaching there are fears more people will be targeted. Parents wanting to buy their children the latest toy or craze and make sure they […]

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Public Meeting to Discuss Community Pharmacy Services

by prestwichfocus on 24 November, 2015

Healthwatch Bury public meeting to discuss community pharmacy services across Bury. This is on: 26 November, 2pm – 4pm at Bury Masonic Hall, Parsons Lane, Bury. To register your attendance or for further information, please email info@healthwatchbury.co.uk or call 0161 253 6300.

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Bury New Road Highways Scheme

by prestwichfocus on 17 November, 2015

As you may be aware Bury Council has just started a six week consultation on proposals to make significant changes to Bury New Road as it passes through Prestwich Village. Consultation ends on 23 December 2015. Some (Labour) councillors have been developing the plans for the couple of years, but this is the first time […]

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Reporting Back: Simister Wetlands / Horses Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 17 November, 2015

A meeting took place on Wednesday 11th November at Wilton Hall in Simister, which Mary D’Albert attended on our behalf. The meeting was called by the local horse riders/owners. The meeting was attended by a large number of local residents (the village has a very good community spirit and all events in and around the […]

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New Planning Application: Prestwich Arts College

by prestwichfocus on 12 November, 2015

A new planning applications has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 59407 Registration Date: 28/10/2015 Location: Prestwich Arts College, Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JZ Proposal: Prior approval for proposed installation of new Solar PV system (20kW) Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help […]

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Dogs on Metrolink – Update

by prestwichfocus on 10 November, 2015

Last week we reported on the upcoming decision at a Sub-Committee of Transport for Greater Manchester on the carriage of dogs on Metrolink. Although this is an issue that people have very different views on, the clear public opinion from T4GM’s own consultation is that most people want to allow dogs on trams with sensible […]

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Dogs on Trams – Councillors Decide on Friday

by prestwichfocus on 2 November, 2015

On Friday members of the Transport for Greater Manchester Authority will be meeting to consider the issue of dogs on trams. At present only assistant dogs are allowed (hearing and sight dogs). Please sign our petition to Transport for Greater Manchester to allow the carriage of dogs on trams. Councillors considered the issue earlier in […]

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