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Holyrood Ward Planning Applications Update April 2022

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2022

Please see below an update on planning applications received in the last month. As always, don’t hesitate to get in touch if you require any further information. Please note we’ve also had a change to licensing for Moonbeam Coffee, 82 Bury Old Road. This is forOpening Hours: Monday to Sunday – 09:00 till 16:30 Supply […]

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Prestwich Roadworks May 2022

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2022

Please see below major road works and road closures scheduled for the month of May, full information is available here. Bury New Road (near KFC) 17 May 2022, lane closure (United Utilities)Bury Old Road (just south of Newtown Street), 16 May 2022, 2 way signals (United Utilities)Heywood Road (just north of the Rectory Lane roundabout), […]

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Bury Stands with Ukraine

by prestwichfocus on 30 March, 2022

Last week your Liberal Democrat councillors were successful in getting the whole of Bury Council to agree to an emergency resolution making it clear how the whole of Bury stands with the people of Ukraine. You can read the full text of the motion here. It is now five weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine and […]

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Bury Stands with Ukraine Council Motion

by prestwichfocus on 30 March, 2022

Council motion, proposed by the Liberal Democrat Group, adopted by the whole of Bury Council. Councillors Powell, Tegolo and S Wright.  Emergency Motion BURY STANDS WITH UKRAINE This Council joins all residents across Bury in opposing Vladimir Putin’s barbaric war on Ukraine. This Council notes that Bury has a proud history of providing sanctuary to […]

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Community Groups Awarded Parklife Grants

by prestwichfocus on 30 March, 2022

Groups in Prestwich will share £40,000 from the Parklife Festival in 2021. The annual concert raises money for a Community Fund which is distributed to organisations in Prestwich as well as wards in Rochdale and Manchester as these are the three boroughs closest to Heaton Park. The money has been awarded to 32 community groups […]

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Planning Applications Update March 2022, Holyrood Ward

by prestwichfocus on 30 March, 2022

Please see below details of planning applications received in the last month in our area. As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have queries. Non material amendment following approval of planning permission 67291 – Relocation of kitchen wi…  6 Hill Top Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1LLRef. No: 68244 | Received: Wed 23 […]

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Remembering Ian Pringle

by prestwichfocus on 2 March, 2022

Councillor Tim Pickstone, the Mayor of Bury, was honoured to be able to join members of Prestwich Heritage Society as they planted two trees in St Mary’s Flower Garden, to remember and celebrate the life of Ian Pringle. Ian died in 2018, and was was well known to a lot of people as a keen […]

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Do you know somebody who is ready to step forward, make a change, and take it on? 2,022 Baton bearers are needed, each with inspiring stories, to take on the special experience of carrying the Queen’s Baton through England in summer 2022. The following information is from the relay organisers: Baton bearer Nomination Terms & […]

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Testing and Vaccination Update

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2021

The COVID-19 Testing Site on the Longfield Suite Car Park in Prestwich is being made significantly smaller. In recent months the number of residents using the testing site has decreased dramatically and has a current utilisation rate of 12%.  The Department of Health is reducing the number of testing bays at the centre from 12 […]

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Covid Booster Jabs starting

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

People are starting to be contacted about their ‘Covid booster job’. Your GP practice will contact you six months after your second Covid-19 vaccination. You will also be offered the seasonal flu vaccination at the same appointment. People will be vaccinated in the same priority order as was used for the first and second Covid-19 […]

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