New Planning Applications: St Mary’s Ward

by prestwichfocus on 24 August, 2016

Three new planning applications have come in for St Mary’s Ward as below. Reroof of existing flat roof extensions, new two storey side extension, single storey rear extens… 8 Barnhill Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 9WJ Ref. No: 60475 Received: Thu 11 Aug 2016 Raise height of roof to create second floor; Two storey and first […]

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Renters Rights Bill – Tell us Your Story

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

The Liberal Democrats in Parliament are pushing forward a ‘Renters Right Bill’. supported by tennants lobby groups such as Generation Rent and the Make Renting Fair Campaign. We’re proposing to: – Ban letting fees for renters – Give renters access to an open register of rogue landlords – Bring in compulsory electrical safety checks in […]

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Renters Rights Bill – Tell us Your Story

by michaelpowell on 23 August, 2016

The Liberal Democrats in Parliament are pushing forward a ‘Renters Right Bill’. supported by tennants lobby groups such as Generation Rent and the Make Renting Fair Campaign. We’re proposing to: – Ban letting fees for renters – Give renters access to an open register of rogue landlords – Bring in compulsory electrical safety checks in […]

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First 10K Run – Route and Places Still Available

by michaelpowell on 23 August, 2016

Bury’s first 10km run takes place on Sunday 18th September, staged in partnership with the Bury-based I Will If You Will project, funded by Sport England. The run starts and finishes close to The Rock, the course is suitable for all ages and abilities from beginners to experienced fast runners. It is £22 to enter, […]

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Funding Available: Active Citizens Fund

by michaelpowell on 23 August, 2016

The Police and Crime Commissioner has announced the second cycle of small grants funding – The Active Citizen’s fund, available to Community and Voluntary groups and organisations, funding projects of up to £5,000. The fund will be suitable for: Projects aimed at reducing demand on policing services (without displacing demand on other services) Projects which […]

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Eden Allotments Open Day

by michaelpowell on 23 August, 2016

This Sunday (28 August 2016) is the Eden Gardens Allotment Autumn open day. The allotments are situated just off Derwent Road in Whitefield, and the open day includes: –  home grown veg, jams and chutneys and free range eggs for sale – cafe with home made cakes – advice from local service providers – Pinhole […]

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Two New Planning Applications: Butterstile School

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

Three new planning applications have come in for St Mary’s Ward as below. Creation of 4 no. additional parking spaces Butterstile County Primary School, School Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 9RJ Ref. No: 60450 Received: Tue 09 Aug 2016 Single storey extension to northern elevation with associated re-roofing Open for Comment Butterstile County Primary School, School […]

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Local Lib Dem Barbeque – this Sunday

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2016

The local Lib Dems are hoding their annual summer BBQ this Sunday (21 August 2106), kindly hosted this year by Cllr Mary, and Vic D’Albert. 2.00pm onwards.  The guest speaker is Baroness Pinnock of Cleckheaton, Lib Dem Lords Spokesperson on Children and Families. Friends, supporters, members all welcome to this informal and friendly event.   The […]

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Greater Manchester Call for Sites Update

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2016

More information has been published on the ‘Greater Manchester Call for Sites’. All ten local authorities in Greater Manchester are working together to produce a Greater Manchester Spacial Framework. This will be a joint plan that identifies land to provide the new houses, jobs, infrastructure for the future – an estimated 225,000 new houses are […]

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Victoria Wood Memorial Appeal

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2016

The brother of the late Victoria Wood, Chris Foote Wood,  has is running a ‘crowdfunding’ appeal to fund a permanent memorial for Victoria. The appeal has so far raised over £8,000 of it’s £20,000 aim. You can donate to the appeal here. Bury Council has announced that the venue of the statue is to be […]

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