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Prestwich Roadworks August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in August are: – Heywood Road just north of Bury Old Road – 2 way signals between Bury Old Road and No.214 AND between Parrenthorn Road and Corday Lane from 30 July to 9 September) (This is […]

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Eccles Line Closed for two weeks

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Information for residents who use the Metrolink through to Eccles. The line (Cornbrook to Eccles) is closing for two weeks 28 July – 9 August 2018. The closure is to enable work to take place that will link the new Trafford Park line, currently under construction, with the existing Metrolink network at Pomona. During the […]

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400 new homes on Radcliffe Paper Mill site

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

A formal outline planning application has now been received by the council for up to 400 homes on the former East Lancashire Paper Mill site in Radcliffe. The application envisages family housing involving a mix of detached, semi-detached and terraced properties together with some apartments To view the planning application and its supporting documents, click […]

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Airport Drop-Off Charges Introduced

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Drop-off charges at Manchester Airport come into force yesterday (10 July 2018). Drivers dropping passengers off will be charged £3 for five minute stays, or £4 for ten minute stays. Alternatively motorists can use a free drop-off area and catch a shuttle bus to the correct terminal, located at the current Jetparks 1 site, near […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 July, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in July are: – Heywood Road – continuing British Gas (Cadent) works in various places right through to next year also 2 ways signals just south of Heys Road (Virgin Media) 30 July – 1 August. […]

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Bury Council Apprentice Opportunities

by prestwichfocus on 26 June, 2018

Bury Council is currently looking to fill a number of apprenticeship opportunities. These include: Organisational Development team, Street Lighting teams, gym and swimming instructors, waste management, market administration and highway maintenance. To apply please visit their jobs page on Find out more about what existing apprentices say here.

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A56 Bridge Improvements

by prestwichfocus on 19 June, 2018

Highways England is to begin work to improve the bridge on the A56 Bury New Road roundabout above junction 17 of the M60. This will involve upgrading the four existing bridge barriers by increasing their height to 1.8m plus ‘anti-access’ measures to prevent unauthorised pedestrian access onto the bridge Work is due to start on […]

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Parklife 2018 – Request for Residents Feedback

by prestwichfocus on 12 June, 2018

Last weekend was the Parklife Weekend in Heaton Park. We’re keen to hear from residents on any issues or comments, good or bad, that can help shape the event in the future. As your councillors we will be involved in the event debrief and this is a good time get any changes made for next […]

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Parklife in Heaton Park 9-10 June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

Anyone who lives or travels anywhere near Heaton Park will no doubt be aware that the Parklife Festival is this weekend (Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018). The live event is 11am-11pm both days. Please note: – Road closures – e.g. Sheepfoot Lane plus other no waiting restrictions. Whittaker Lane is open but not […]

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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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