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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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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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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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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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St Mary’s Ward Community Grants 2019-20

by prestwichfocus on 22 January, 2020

Just to let residents know the outcome of the St Mary’s Ward Community Grants programme for 2019-20.  All Councillors in Bury are given a small budget to help with community projects in their area. What I did with 100% of my allocation was create a ‘St Mary’s Ward Community Fund’ and asked you to apply […]

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Falls Prevention Talk 27 January 2020

by michaelpowell on 21 January, 2020

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting elderly local residents and trust members to a free talk at Rochdale Infirmary, which will give advice about how older people can prevent falls at home and keep fit and healthy in old age. The NCA’s Integrated Neighbourhood Team based at Rochdale Infirmary, which specialises in […]

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Planning Applications Update January 2020

by prestwichfocus on 15 January, 2020

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area. Two important ones this month – the proposed conversion of a house on Rectory Lane to a Respite Care Centre, and also the proposal to build 7 houses on the site of the former Prestwich Tip down Clifton Road. Please just let us […]

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Changes to Household Waste Recycling Centres

by michaelpowell on 7 January, 2020

Important changes are coming into effect at all Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) in Greater Manchester from February. In summary: • Trade waste is not permitted at any of the sites, they are for household waste only for residents living in any of the nine boroughs of Greater Manchester (excluding Wigan). • From February 2020, […]

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Christmas Information and Bin Collections

by michaelpowell on 20 December, 2019

Information for residents on Council services over the Christmas and New Year period, including changes to bin collection days. BinsAcross Bury there will be some changes to bin collection dates over the two-week festive period. A date change leaflet and a new collection calendar is delivered to all households prior to Christmas. Bin collection date […]

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