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Prestwich Roadworks March 2021

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2021

Please see below schedule major roadworks in March in the Prestwich area. Some potentially quite bad ones this month, including Fairfax Road and the big Bury New Road/Hilton Lane junction. The full list, including more minor works, can be found here. Bury New Road / Scholes Lane / Hilton Lane junction – 1-5 March 2021, […]

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Town of Culture Micro Commissions

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2021

A new open call has been announced by Bury Town of Culture to find six local artists to create a series of creative micro-commissions for the town.  Applications are now open for artists working in any medium including art, prose, design, film, poetry or performance to submit their ideas. Each successful commission will receive £500 […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward February 2021

by timpickstone on 11 February, 2021

Please find below an update on recent planning applications received in the Holyrood Ward area. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions or points to raise. Single storey extension at rear, loft conversion with rear dormer and new porch/bay window at fro…  12 Maple Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DQRef. […]

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Prestwich Carnival Date Change

by timpickstone on 11 February, 2021

The popular Prestwich Carnival, normally taking place in June, is hoping to happen this summer with provisional dates of 21 and 22 August 2021. Hopefully the extra time will allow the event to take place – fingers crossed! More information including information about sponsorship and volunteering opportunities.

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Applications sought for grants to tackle loneliness

by timpickstone on 11 February, 2021

New financial support is now available to support voluntary and community groups across the borough to collaborate on tackling loneliness and isolation. A sum of £100,000 is available to fund innovative collaborative projects to tackle social isolation created by the long and varied lockdown measures.  The funding will be split by Community Hub area, meaning […]

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Vaccinations and Testing Update

by timpickstone on 11 February, 2021

As of Wednesday (10 February 2021) 28,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will have been given across Bury’s four community vaccination centres. This means that just over 15% of the eligible population (182,100) have been given at least one of the two jabs necessary to protect against the potentially fatal illness. A huge thank you […]

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Around 23,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given across the four Bury community vaccination centres in Prestwich, Radcliffe, Bury Town Hall’s Elizabethan Suite and Ramsbottom. The centres are focussing on offering the first dose of the vaccination, to people within the first four priority groups that have been set nationally, by mid-February. This […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day Online Service

by timpickstone on 28 January, 2021

Wednesday 27 January 2021 was Holocaust Memorial Day. This year the theme was Be the Light in the Darkness.  Sadly the physical event, which normally takes place at the Longfield, couldn’t take place this year, but the organisers worked hard to produce an online event involving school children, musicians, artists and religious leaders which can […]

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Prestwich Roadworks February 2021

by timpickstone on 28 January, 2021

Please see below a list of the major roadworks in the Prestwich area for February. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Bury New Road, outside 412 – opposite Red Lion Hotel. 9-11 February 2021, Multi-Way signals (BT). Heywood Road, near Oldfield Road, 2-6 February 2021, Multi-Way signals (BT). Scholes Lane, near […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward January 2021

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

Please see below recent planning applications in our ward. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any comments or questions. Please note the application for a new mobile phone mast outside the Coach and Horses on Bury Old Road. Single storey extension at side  11 Elm Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DNRef. No: 66342 | Received: […]

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