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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

by stevewright on 17 October, 2018

This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week. The week aims to bring people together, to stand with those affected by hate crime, to remember those we have lost, and support those who need our ongoing support. Hate crimes are any crimes that are targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that […]

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The Third Tram Campaign

by stevewright on 10 October, 2018

Have you signed our petition yet to bring a THIRD tram to Prestwich and Whitefield? In 2020 a third tram will be coming up the Bury line. Current proposals are that this tram will be terminating at Crumpsall, despite pretty severe overcrowding further north on the line. We’re campaigning to bring this third tram up […]

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Prestwich Roadworks October 2018

by stevewright on 3 October, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in October are: – 2-9 October carriageway incursions outside 232 Hilton Lane – 2-3 October 2 ways signal on Sheepfoot Lane (just east of Meade Hill Road) – 29-31 October 2 way signals on Heywood Road […]

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Beelines Cycle and Walking Network Consultation Event

by stevewright on 19 September, 2018

An informal consultation event is being held in Prestwich on the proposed ‘Beelines’ cycle and walking network for Greater Manchester. This is on Thursday 27 September 2018, 7.00pm, at the Church Inn, Church Lane, Prestwich. All welcome please do let us know you’re coming by registering for free here. Beelines is a plan for a […]

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Prestwich Arts Festival 29-30 September 2018

by stevewright on 12 September, 2018

The first ever Prestwich Arts Festival – “Lifting the Lid on Local Talent” takes place at the end of this month. More information on their website here.

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Organ Donation Week 2018

by stevewright on 5 September, 2018

This week is national Organ Donation Week. This year the NHS campaign is focusing on encouraging people to talk to their familes about organ donation – many people don’t realise that their family’s support is needed for organ donation to go ahead. There is a lot more information about organ donation and the choices that […]

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Organ Donation Week 2018

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

This week is national Organ Donation Week. This year the NHS campaign is focusing on encouraging people to talk to their familes about organ donation – many people don’t realise that their family’s support is needed for organ donation to go ahead. There is a lot more information about organ donation and the choices that […]

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Have your say on the future of City Centre transport

by stevewright on 27 August, 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester is asking people who know and use the city centre to have our say on the big transport issues facing the city and help them ensure they get this balance right for the future. Over the next 20 years, city centre employment levels are expected to rise to around 270,000 people, […]

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Prestwich Public Transport – Let us know YOUR views

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who has filled in our recent Public Transport in Prestwich survey. With congestion and pollution a major issue across Prestwich, we’re keen to find out more about what local people think about our local Metrolink and bus services, what stops you using them more and what you would do to improve […]

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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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