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Bonfire Night and Halloween Pet Advice

by prestwichfocus on 27 October, 2015

The RSPCA has released this information with advice for pet owners for the Halloween and Bonfire Night period. The charity regularly receives hundreds of calls about fireworks in October and November, when bonfire night and Diwali celebrations are in full swing. Some great ideas to help your pet feel safe include: ● Using a Sounds […]

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Prestwich PACT Meeting Moves ‘ONLINE’

by prestwichfocus on 20 October, 2015

The local Police are holding their next ‘PACT’ Meeting (Police and Communities Together) ‘online’ asking local people in Prestwich to talk to their local police on Twitter and on Facebook. The online meeting will be taking place this Thursday, 22 October from 5pm – 6pm. Officers will be online to answer your police related questions […]

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Tomorrow is Bury Light Night

by prestwichfocus on 15 October, 2015

The fifth annual Bury Light Night is tomorrow – on Friday 16 October. There’s a focus on ‘busy bees’ this year, with a variety of interactive events on the theme of this most industrious and essential of workers Visitors can expect the usual wide range of dancing, storytelling, lights and music, bringing the town centre […]

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Events in ‘Get Online’ Week

by prestwichfocus on 8 October, 2015

Next week (12-16 October 2015) is ‘Get Online Week’. This is the annual week which encourages people to see how much can be done online – from saving money, finding a new home, keeping in touch with friends and family, and opening a bank account. Free sessions are being held to help Bury residents ‘go […]

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Police and Communities Meeting, Reporting Back

by prestwichfocus on 25 September, 2015

A ‘PACT’ (Police And Communities Together) meeting was held at the Longfield Library on Monday 21st September – colleague Cllr Mary D’Albert reports back: In attendance were approximately 20 members of the public – the aim of the meeting is to allow the public to ask questions of the police, and to highlight problems the […]

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Bury Council at it’s last full meeting agreed changes to the three bus lanes that operate around the Bury Town Centre, following serious concerns about the flow of traffic and congestion causes in some places. Three major changes are to take place as a result of the review: BOLTON ROAD In light of the current […]

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New Planning Application: Heywood Road

by prestwichfocus on 23 September, 2015

A new planning applications has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 59107 Registration Date: 10/09/2015 Location: 127 Heywood Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1LF Proposal: Conversion of attached garage into habitable room with front bay extension and new window at side Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further […]

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Clough ‘Open Day in the Jungle’

by prestwichfocus on 16 September, 2015

A Prestwich Clough ‘Forest Garden Open Day In the Jungle’ event takes place on Sunday 27 September 1.30-4.00pm. The event is organised by Prestwich and District Incredible Edibles and includes children’s, refreshments and more. We are invited to sit on ‘Stripey’ the life-size model zebra and take photos! More information about Increadible Edibles Prestwich, and […]

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Decision Deferred – New Housing Estate behind Tescos

by prestwichfocus on 9 September, 2015

Although it’s not in Holyrood Ward, it may well be of interest to people. The Planning Committee recently deferred a decision on a major planning application, the largest in Prestwich, for 97 new homes on land immediately behind Tescos. The proposal is for a new estate coming off ‘Valley Park Road’ (the road that goes […]

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Healthwatch Dental Services Survey

by prestwichfocus on 12 August, 2015

Healthwatch Bury is currently undertaking a survey to find out what patients’ experience has been regarding the dental provision in the Bury area. This survey is targeted at people with disabilities however we want to hear feedback from anyone who is using dental services in the Borough of Bury. We would be grateful if you […]

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