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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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Six Town Housing Nominated for Awards

by prestwichfocus on 15 May, 2018

Six Town Housing has been shortlisted for “Landlord of the Year” at the upcoming Northern Housing Awards. The awards promote and celebrate innovative affordable housing providers, projects and services across the North of England. The shortlisting comes following a year where several innovations have been made at Six Town Housing. These include the implementation of […]

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Bury Council Appoints New Chief Executive

by prestwichfocus on 15 May, 2018

Bury Council is set to appoint Geoff Little OBE as its new Chief Executive. The appointment, subject to ratification at Annual Council on Wednesday 16 May 2018, is following a full external recruitment process. Geoff is currently deputy chief executive of Manchester City Council, a post he has held since 1999.

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Heaton Park Pay-and-Display starts 21 May

by prestwichfocus on 15 May, 2018

Pay & Display parking parking, all year round, in Heaton Park will be implemented from 21 May 2018. An advert was placed in the Manchester Evening News on Tuesday 8 May 2018 as required to seal the Traffic Regulation Orders and bring these into operation. Residents may remember that Heaton Park (Manchester City Council) consulted […]

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Planning Applications Holyrood Ward May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 8 May, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – quite a few this month on Willow Road, Tamworth Avenue (x 2), Newlands Drive, Poppythorn Lane, Orford Road, Lilac Grove, Hill Top Avenue, Mount Road and Cuckoo Lane.  Please just let us know if you have any queries. Lawful development certificate for […]

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Prestwich Clough Day is Sunday 20 May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 8 May, 2018

Prestwich Clough Day returns a week on Sunday, 20 May 2018, 12pm-5pm in St Mary’s Flower Park and outside The Church Inn, Church Lane. The Event features Activities, Concessions, Countryside Groups, Displays,Entertainment and Local Groups. More information www.prestwichclough.co.uk.

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Thursday is Polling Day

by prestwichfocus on 1 May, 2018

Thursday is polling day in the important local elections in our area. This is your chance to choose who you want as your councillor representing this area at the Town Hall. Polling stations are open 7am to 10pm. You do NOT need your polling card to vote. Here are details of polling stations in our […]

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Planning Application for Derelict Site

by prestwichfocus on 24 April, 2018

A planning application for two semi-detached houses has been received for the corner of Heys Road and Holyrood Road in Prestwich. This site has been a problematic site for decades with derelict properties, and more recently a empty building site following the forced purchase of the land by the Council two years ago. The application […]

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Foraging Walk, Philips Park, 29 April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 24 April, 2018

A free ‘Foraging walk’ takes place on Sunday 29th April – 2.00 to 4.00 The walk has been organised by Friends of Prestwich Forest Park and Increadably Edible Prestwich and District. They say: “Join us on a walk with expert Dave Winnard. We’ll be looking for flowers & leaves to taste. After we‘ll have a […]

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What goes in the blue bin!

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

There has been a lot of publicity recently about what can and cannot be recycled using our recycling bins, particularly with the campaigns to reduce the amount of plastic waste. Recycle for Greater Manchester have produced this short animation about what can go in our ‘mixed recycling’ bin, which in Bury is blue.

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