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Elective Hospital Care Paused from Today

by prestwichfocus on 5 January, 2022

Urgent announcement from the NHS in Greater Manchester: Hospitals in Greater Manchester have made the difficult decision to pause some non- urgent surgery and appointments due to the rising impact of Covid. Patients who will be affected by this are being contacted. This is a temporary measure, and the aim is to impact the fewest […]

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The person who has led Bury Council’s response to the coronavirus crisis has won a special award from the Mayor of Bury. Lesley Jones received the accolade for her ‘Outstanding Contribution to the people of Bury’ at the annual staff awards for council and Bury NHS CCG staff. Councillor Tim Pickstone, the Mayor of Bury, […]

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2022

by prestwichfocus on 5 January, 2022

Please see below a list of the main roadworks scheduled for January. The full list can be found here. Bury New Road (Just opposite TGI Fridays), 16 January 2021, Lane Closures (BT)Pinfold Drive, 30 January 2022, 2 way signals (United Utilities)Bury Old Road (between Heys Road and Orange Hill Road), 6 January 2022, 2 way […]

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Holyrood Ward Community Grants 2021-22

by prestwichfocus on 5 January, 2022

All Councillors receive a small fund to spend in their local area. Here in Holyrood Ward, your local councillors (Steve, Cristina and Tim) give 100% out to community groups. Last year we asked for applications for projects – thank you to everyone who applied. This is where the money has been allocated this year: So […]

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Happy New Year

by prestwichfocus on 5 January, 2022

Just to wish all local residents a very happy new year. Let’s hope that 2022 brings health and happiness, and some better news than the last couple of years. A lot of people will be concerned about the high rates of Covid. Please see here the latest information about testing available in Bury, and also […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward December 2021

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2021

Please find below an update on planning applications received in our area in the last month. As always, please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries or comments. Lawful development certificate for proposed building of a 3 metre single storey extension to the …26 Newlands Drive, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BURef. No: […]

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Public Urged to NOT pick up dead or sick birds

by timpickstone on 23 November, 2021

People are being urged not to pick up sick or dead birds. People who find dead swans, geese or ducks or other dead wild birds, such as gulls or birds of prey, should report them to the Defra helpline on 03459 33 55 77. In the latter part of last year the Chief Veterinary Officers […]

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Prestwich Library is back to it’s pre-Covid opening times. Customers can order books by telephoning the library on 0161 253 7214 at the following times: Tuesdays from 10.00am to 4.30pm Wednesdays from 10.00am to 4.30pm Thursdays from 12.30pm to 7.00pm Fridays from 10.00am to 4.30pm Sundays from 9.30am to 1.00pm Customers can also order online at any time. The other Libraries in […]

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Permit needed to take a van or trailer to the tip

by timpickstone on 23 November, 2021

From 1 December 2021 you will need a permit if you are taking household waste to a recycling centre in a Van, Pick-up Truck or with a twin-axle trailer. This is for household waste only. No trade waste is accepted at the Household Waste Recycling Centres. You do not need a permit if you are […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward, November 2021

by timpickstone on 23 November, 2021

Please see below an update on planning applications received in our area in recent weeks. Please note the application from Prestwich Heys Football Club for a new seated stand. As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries. Two storey front and rear extension; Changes to the front elevation/windows […]

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