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Consultation on Police Council Tax Rise

by prestwichfocus on 18 January, 2022

The Greater Manchester Mayor is consulting on his proposals for an increase in the police element of Council Tax. The current police precept for a Band D property is £218.30 which would increase from 1 April 2022 to £228.30 a year, the maximum amount allowed. This proposed rise is of 4.6%. The main issues highlighted […]

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Parklife Community Fund open for applications

by prestwichfocus on 18 January, 2022

Community groups in Prestwich are invited to bid for a share of £27,000 brought in from the last Parklife festival in Heaton Park. The annual concert donates money for a Community Fund which is distributed to local organisations in Bury, Rochdale and Manchester boroughs which are based nearest the park. Priority is given to groups […]

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Holyrood Ward Community Grants Awarded

by prestwichfocus on 18 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 (2021-22): […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward January 2022

by prestwichfocus on 18 January, 2022

Please find below planning applications received in our area in the last month. As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch if we can provide any further information. Single storey side extension; Single storey rear extension  67 Poppythorn Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BYRef. No: 67927 | Received: Wed 22 Dec 2021 | Validated: Fri 07 Jan 2022 | Status: […]

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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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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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