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Prestwich Lib Dem BBQ

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2017

Sunday 20 August 2017 is the annual Prestwich Lib Dem BBQ. This is an very informal event, all members, friends and supporters are very welcome. The event takes place this year at the house of Councillor Mary D’Albert: 17 Prestwich Park Road South, Prestwich M25 9PF, 2.00-5.00pm. Tickets are £10 which includes all-you-can eat BBQ […]

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Do you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to be? Nominate them for a Groundwork Community Award today! There are fantastic examples of community groups who work selflessly and tirelessly to improve their neighbourhoods. Thanks to their efforts parks and open spaces are better looked […]

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Check your entry on the Electoral Register

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2017

All residents will soon be receiving a form during August asking them to confirm that their details on the electoral register are correct. This canvass is conducted every year to ensure that everyone who is entitled to vote is registered to do so. You can complete the form online using the security code provided, or […]

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Investigations by Liberal Democrat councillors have revealed a shocking 265% increase in the number of class sizes over 30 in Bury’s secondary schools in just one year. Liberal Democrat councillor Tim Pickstone asked: “Could the Leader update members on the number of secondary school children in Bury who are taught in classes of more than 30 […]

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Bury 10K Run 2017

by prestwichfocus on 1 August, 2017

Bury’s 10K run is back for a second year this September and entries are now open. Entry is £24.50 – more information here. . “Run For All encourages people of all abilities to take part in the Asda Foundation Bury 10K.Entrants must be 15 years or over on event day.”

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Prestwich Summer Camp

by prestwichfocus on 1 August, 2017

A Summer Camp is taking place through August at the Longfield Suite and in local parts (subject to weather). All activities suitable for 8 – 14 year olds Every Thursday in August 12.30 – 4.30pm £9.50 per person per session (book 2 places for £18) BOOKING: http://burysapas.yapsody.com 0161 253 7227

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Free Advice Sessions During Breastfeeding Awareness Week

by prestwichfocus on 1 August, 2017

Free advice sessions are being held in Bury next week during World Breastfeeding Awareness Week. Residents are invited to drop in and talk to a health visitor about the benefits to mother and baby of breastfeeding and also to talk about any concerns they may have. The sessions are: Wednesday 2 August – Bury West […]

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More Roadworks on their way

by prestwichfocus on 22 July, 2017

Traffic congestion in the Prestwich area has seemed pretty bad recently, probably due to the roadworks through the village, and people finding ways to avoid them. Two more sets of roadworks start soon. We have already asked the Council’s Director to reconsider what can be done here, and why ALL THREE sets of roadworks have […]

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Festwich – this weekend

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

Don’t forget that we have ‘Festwich’ in St Mary’s Park this weekend – “The UK’s biggest Free tribute festival”. Festwich is now entering its 6th year. According to it’s website, free tickets are still available.

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Free Information for people Hard of Hearing

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

Free information on the maintenance of NHS hearing aids will be offered on Monday 7 August. It is held at the Green Room, Textile Hall (next to Bury Library) and anyone can drop in between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Professionals will be on hand to answer any questions about hearing loss. For more information, call 0161 […]

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