Archive for the ‘Prestwich’ Category

Parklike Community Grants Awarded

by michaelpowell on 11 March, 2020

£22,000 has been shared by community groups and projects in Prestwich as a result of the “Parklife Community Fund”. The fund is money donated by the Parklife Festival to the areas in Prestwich, Middleton and Blakeley that surround Heaton Park.

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NHS hand washing video

by michaelpowell on 11 March, 2020

The NHS is telling us that best way to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus is to wash our hands properly, and more often than we normally would. This short video shows us how: If you are worried about someone else, including neighbours who might be vulnerable, then Age Concern have issued this sensible […]

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Prestwich Roadworks and M60 Resurfacing Phase 2

by michaelpowell on 4 March, 2020

Details of the more serious roadworks for March below. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The second phase of resurfacing the M60 near to Prestwich starts on 9 March 2020. The surfacing work is planned to take place on both sides of the carriageway and will include replacement of road markings […]

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COVID-19 Information

by michaelpowell on 4 March, 2020

This information is from NHS Bury. On Sunday 1 March a coronavirus case was confirmed in Bury. Two further patients in Bury have tested positive for COVID-19 infection yesterday (3 March 2020). As a result of contact tracing we know that these two cases are residents of Bury who are known contacts of the confirmed case […]

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Prestwich Carnival: volunteers needed

by michaelpowell on 19 February, 2020

The weekend of 27-28 June 2020 is the date for the Prestwich Carnival, with the parade taking place on the Sunday. This great event only works with the help of many volunteers. The carnival committee are in need of people to help with this years event – traffic marshals , donation bucket collectors and  programme […]

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Consultation on Bury’s urgent care services

by michaelpowell on 19 February, 2020

Bury Council and NHS Bury are currently consulting people on the future of ‘urgent care services’. This consultation particularly affects services that take place in Bury itself. A second phase of the review which looks more at services that relate to North Manchester hospital (and quite possibly Prestwich) is expected later in the year. Urgent […]

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Planning Applications Update St Mary’s Ward February 2020

by prestwichfocus on 5 February, 2020

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area. Just three this month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. 1 No. LCD media screen to electric vehical charger and 2 no. non-illuminated flag pole signs Tesco Superstore, Valley Park Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3TGRef. No: 65132 | Received: Mon 27 Jan […]

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Hate Crime Awareness Week

by michaelpowell on 5 February, 2020

This week is Greater Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. The strong message from the organisers is: “Hate crime has no place in Greater Manchester. No hate crime is acceptable. We all have a right to live without fear, hostility and intimidation from others because of who we are.  We can all report hate crime as […]

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Details of roadworks for the month below – no major roadworks scheduled for Prestwich, but some nearby that may well affect residents. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here M60 between junctions 15 and 18 – carriageway surfacing work start 3 February 2020. The work will take place on both sides of […]

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Young Carers Day 30 January 2020

by michaelpowell on 28 January, 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day, an annual event led by the Carers Trust, is on  30 January 2020. Recent research shows that one in five secondary school children may be a young carer. For many, their caring journey begins at a much younger age. Caring for someone can be very isolating, worrying and stressful. For young carers, this can negatively impact on their […]

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