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Drop-in sessions are being held at the first stage of the feasibility work being undertaken by Bury Council and the Forestry Commission relating to parkland sites to the west of Prestwich and Whitefield in the Irwell valley. The feasibility work will look at the legal, environmental and economic aspects of the land and how it […]

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Parklife Initial Information for Residents

by prestwichfocus on 18 May, 2018

Parklife and Heaton Park are distributing the information to residents near to Heaton Park from this week. If you do live near to the park then hopefully you will receive one through your door. If you don’t, or you don’t live nearby but are interested then there is one here. The main issue we have […]

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Good Season for Prestwich Heys

by prestwichfocus on 18 May, 2018

Just to congratulate our local football team on a successful season. Prestwich Heys won the LWC Drinks Cup, and finished an impressive third in their league. This meant going through to ‘plays-offs’ for promotion, but sadly missing out this year. Great to see one of our local teams doing so well – more information here. […]

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Foster Care Fortnight 14-25 May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 17 May, 2018

Foster Care fortnight is a national campaign which aims to promote fostering services across the UK. Have you ever considered Fostering with Bury Council? Call us for an informal chat on 0800 9555 311 The following information is from Bury Council: Currently there is a national shortage of foster carers and this is certainly true […]

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Weekend Walk – the return of the Giant Hogweed

by prestwichfocus on 15 May, 2018

Manchester Weekend Walkers have organised a walk which seats off from Prestwich Metrolink on Saturday 26 May 2018, to ‘marvel at the magnificent Giant Hogweed’ in the Irwell Valley. They say: “We start the walk at Prestwich tram stop, to Prestwich Clough, and Prestwich Forest Park, to enjoy the mid spring greenery. We have a […]

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First World War Memorial Wall at Radcliffe Library

by prestwichfocus on 8 May, 2018

A Memorial Wall dedicated to local people who lost their lives in the First World War has been created at Radcliffe Library. It has been lovingly put together by staff and volunteers from the library’s family history mornings, and is updated every month. It lists the names and details of local servicemen and women who […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Activities in Bury

by prestwichfocus on 8 May, 2018

A week of free events has been arranged to shine the spotlight on mental health, raise awareness of local services and get people talking about mental health. The following information is from Bury Council: With an estimated 36,000 adults in Bury experiencing a mental health condition at any given time, the council and its partners […]

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Pharmacy Opening Times May Bank Holidays

by prestwichfocus on 1 May, 2018

The following information is from NHS Bury: Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the two bank holidays in May, be aware of service availability and request repeat prescriptions in advance. GP and pharmacy services will only be limited on Monday 7th May and Monday 28th May. The GP extended working hours project […]

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Prestwich Roadworks May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 1 May, 2018

The list of roadworks in Prestwich during April extends to a full five pages this month  on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) The major roadworks are: – Heywood Road – two different sets of road works either side of Bury Old Road, this includes traffic lights south of Bury Old Road on 3 May 2018. […]

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Greater Manchester Walking Festival

by prestwichfocus on 1 May, 2018

Greater Manchester Walking Festival returns this month (1-31 May 2018) for it’s fourth year. The festival involves a number of charities and community groups across Greater Manchester, coordinated by Transport for Greater Manchester, with Government funding. The festival is part of work to encourage people to have a more ‘active life’, and to encourage more […]

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