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£100,000 Heritage Grant for St Mary’s Church

by prestwichfocus on 12 December, 2018

Thanks to the National Lottery, St Mary’s Church in Prestwich is celebrating funding o f£100,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards a heritage renewal and interpretation project. Work at the Grade 1 listed church will see a new roof for the Wilton Chapel – originally medieval and in later periods associated with the Wilton family […]

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Reporting Back: Local Issues

by prestwichfocus on 3 October, 2018

Just to report back on a number of issues raised by local residents in the last month or so: Empty Property Butterstile Lane Thank you to residents who have raised concerns about the empty bungalow on Butterstile Lane. At our request the Council has issued a CPN warning letter today asking the owner to cut […]

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Planning Applications Update St Mary’s Ward September 2018

by prestwichfocus on 12 September, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – five this month on Branksome Avenue, Butterstile Lane, Agecroft Road West, Bury New Road and Buckley Lane.  Please just let me know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at rear; Porch at front 19 Branksome Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AG […]

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Planning Applications Update St Mary’s Ward August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – just three this month on Carmona Drive Beckley Avenue and Hilton Crescent.  Please just let me know if you have any queries. Lawful development certificate for proposed single storey rear extension 8 Carmona Drive, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3JN Ref. No: 63109 | […]

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LEGO Club at Bury Library

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

There is a LEGO Club at Bury Library during August for children to be inspired to build, create and imagine. The sessions are for children aged 5+ and cost 50p per child. Youngsters must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Dates and times: Wednesday 1 August (1.30pm to 3.30pm) Saturday 4 August (10.30am to noon) […]

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Eccles Line Closed for Two Weeks

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Information for residents who use the Metrolink through to Eccles. The line (Cornbrook to Eccles) is closing for two weeks 28 July – 9 August 2018. The closure is to enable work to take place that will link the new Trafford Park line, currently under construction, with the existing Metrolink network at Pomona. During the […]

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Samaritans Big Listen 24 July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

Next Tuesday is the Samaritans ‘Big Listen’ event, to raise awareness (and funds) about their important work to prevent suicide. The Samaritans answer a call for help every six seconds. Every year nearly 7,000 people take their own life in Britain and Ireland – roughly three times more men than women. You can talk to […]

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Planning Applications Update St Marys Ward July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – Clough Drive, Hamilton Close, Highfield Road (2), Butt Hill Road, Carlford Grove, Shakespeare Road and Bury New Road (2). Note the application to turn an office into an HMO (house of multiple occupation) on Bury New Road just north of M&S.  Please […]

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Airport Drop-Off Charges Introduced

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Drop-off charges at Manchester Airport come into force yesterday (10 July 2018). Drivers dropping passengers off will be charged £3 for five minute stays, or £4 for ten minute stays. Alternatively motorists can use a free drop-off area and catch a shuttle bus to the correct terminal, located at the current Jetparks 1 site, near […]

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A56 Bridge Improvements

by prestwichfocus on 19 June, 2018

Highways England is to begin work to improve the bridge on the A56 Bury New Road roundabout above junction 17 of the M60. This will involve upgrading the four existing bridge barriers by increasing their height to 1.8m plus ‘anti-access’ measures to prevent unauthorised pedestrian access onto the bridge Work is due to start on […]

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