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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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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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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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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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Prestwich Clough Day 20 May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 10 April, 2018

Diary date for next month – Prestwich Clough Day returns 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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Prestwich Roadworks April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 3 April, 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: – Bury New Road in the village, both the final parts of the narrowing scheme, but also works by Electricity North West with lane closures – More CADENT (gas) […]

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover

by prestwichfocus on 26 March, 2018

Just to wish residents a Happy Easter, and a Happy Passover. Passover begins on the evening of this Friday (30 March 2018) and ends on the evening of 7 April 2018. All of our local churches will have special services and activities over the weekend. More information: Our Lady of Grace, St Mary’s, St Margaret’s […]

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A56 Roadworks Update

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2018

In response to the many residents who ask when the A56 roadworks will be finished, we’ve had this update from the Council: “Unfortunately as a result of the recent drop in temperatures, particularly during the evening hours (when works were programmed to minimise disruption) the surfacing works could not be undertaken. This will likely delay […]

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