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Heaton Park Pay and Display Update

by prestwichfocus on 8 March, 2016

The Heaton Park management have asked us to make residents aware of public notices which were published last Thursday in the Manchester Evening News. These notices for the next steps in the park’s plan to have ongoing pay and display parking charges throughout the park, which they hope will commence this summer. The notices are […]

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Parklife in Heaton Park – Reporting Back

by prestwichfocus on 29 February, 2016

The Parklife Event is back in Heaton Park again this summer. Earlier in the year Cllr Mary D’Albert attended a briefing meeting with Heaton Park and the organisers of the Parklife Festival which we wanted to feed back to residents: More information on Parklife, tickets etc at their website which is here. Event Basics Parklife […]

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National Libraries Day – this Saturday

by prestwichfocus on 3 February, 2016

There are a large number of events on National Libraries Day this Saturday (6 February 2016). At our very own Prestwich Library – local historian Craig Brisbane exhibits part of his collection (9.30am to 1pm, and also on Sunday from 10am to 2pm). Also – The Book Doctor is In! (9.30am to 1pm). Get ideas […]

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Proposals for Bury New Road

by prestwichfocus on 17 November, 2015

As you may be aware Bury Council has just started a six week consultation on proposals to make significant changes to Bury New Road as it passes through Prestwich Village. Consultation ends on 23 December 2015. Some (Labour) councillors have been developing the plans for the couple of years, but this is the first time […]

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Reporting Back: Bailey Street Play Area

by prestwichfocus on 17 November, 2015

We wanted to update residents about the play are on Bailey Street (Heaton Street). As you may be aware the Council has identified a limited amount of money to upgrade some of the children’s play areas in the Borough, and Bailey Street is one of those to be updated. Councillors Mary D’Albert and Tim Pickstone […]

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Dogs on Metrolink – Ban Proposed

by prestwichfocus on 10 November, 2015

Last week we reported on the upcoming decision at a Sub-Committee of Transport for Greater Manchester on the carriage of dogs on Metrolink. Although this is an issue that people have very different views on, the clear public opinion from T4GM’s own consultation is that most people want to allow dogs on trams with sensible […]

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Prestwich Clough Day Sunday 17 May 2015

by prestwichfocus on 22 April, 2015

The popular Prestwich Clough Day returns on Sunday 17 May 2015. This is a free day out for all the family celebrating the Prestwich Clough area of parkland, established by Prestwich Urban District Council in 1906. The Clough Day is 12noon – 5.00pm on Prestwich Flower Park (Bury New Road) and at the Church Inn (Church […]

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Just to update people on the patch of land which is opposite St Mary’s CoE Primary on Rectory Lane. As people will know this site is very often in a very messy state. as the picture below shows. At our request the Council has written to the site owners asking them to tidy up the […]

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Parklife Community Debrief Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 24 September, 2014

The Community Debrief meeting for the 2014 Parklife Festival in Heaton Park will take place on: Tuesday, 7 October 2014 6.30pm Bowls Pavilion, Heaton Park (St Margaret’s Road entrance) Parklife Organisers and officers from Manchester Council and the Police will be available to answer questions and take feedback. All welcome – more information from […]

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Festwich – Information for Local Residents

by prestwichfocus on 6 June, 2014

St Mary’s Park will be hosting the Festwich event again this year  on 26 & 27 July. The information below is from the festival organisers for local residents: Festwich will present the very best in tribute acts catering for all the family with a wide range of musical tastes from tributes acts such as The Doors […]

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