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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by prestwichfocus on 5 February, 2020

On 21January was the monthly meeting of Bury Planning Control Committee. This is the meeting made up of the 11 Councillors who represent the various wards of the borough of Bury. The committee determines planning applications for certain major developments and others where objections have been received. Councillor Cristina Tegoloreports:  Prior to the Committee meeting a training […]

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Let us know which roads need resurfacing

by prestwichfocus on 5 February, 2020

Bury Council is nearing the end of a programme to resurface some roads. The roads which have been completed in ‘phase 1’ (up to the end of 2020) in the Prestwich area are as follows: Mount Road Ostritch LanePolefield CircleButterstile Lane (2 sections)Cuckoo LaneUpper Wilton StreetHeywood Road/Simister Lane (part of)Hilton LaneWoodward Road (2 sections) The […]

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Hospital Appointment Reminders by Text

by prestwichfocus on 5 February, 2020

The Northern Care Alliance which runs our local hospitals at Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester launch ‘text reminders’ for appointments from 11 February 2020. The service is already live at Salford Royal.  The service will start with five specialties: Ophthalmology Trauma & Orthopaedics ENT Clinical Haematology Paediatrics Once an appointment has been booked, patients […]

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Hate Crime Awareness Week

by prestwichfocus on 5 February, 2020

This week is Greater Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. The strong message from the organisers is: “Hate crime has no place in Greater Manchester. No hate crime is acceptable. We all have a right to live without fear, hostility and intimidation from others because of who we are.  We can all report hate crime as […]

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Reporting Back: Full Council

by prestwichfocus on 28 January, 2020

Last week was the regular ‘Full Council’ meeting for Bury Council – the main meeting of all 51 councillors. Almost all the meeting this time was taken up by policy motions proposed by the different political parties. The Liberal Democrat Group proposed a policy motion on Loneliness and Isolation, an important issue that we wanted […]

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Details of roadworks for the month below – no major roadworks scheduled for Prestwich, but some nearby that may well affect residents. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here M60 between junctions 15 and 18 – carriageway surfacing work start 3 February 2020. The work will take place on both sides of […]

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Young Carers Day 30 January 2020

by prestwichfocus on 28 January, 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day, an annual event led by the Carers Trust, is on  30 January 2020. Recent research shows that one in five secondary school children may be a young carer. For many, their caring journey begins at a much younger age. Caring for someone can be very isolating, worrying and stressful. For young carers, this can negatively impact on their […]

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Greater Manchester Mental Health Governor Elections

by prestwichfocus on 28 January, 2020

Greater Manchester Mental Health, the NHS Trust which runs Prestwich Hospital is holding elections for its Governors. Anyone can be a governor so long as they are 16 years old or over and a member of the Trust.  Anyone can become a member of the Trust by registering online at https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/how-to-become-a-member, emailing membership@gmmh.nhs.uk or calling 0161 358 1607.  […]

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Free talk on tinnitus at Prestwich Library

by prestwichfocus on 28 January, 2020

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is inviting Bury residents to a free talk about tinnitus at Prestwich Library on 4 February, 2pm – 3pm to coincide with Tinnitus Awareness Week (3-9 Feb). This year, the British Tinnitus Association will focus the awareness week on research and the importance of trying to find a cure. Tinnitus […]

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Council Budgets set next month

by prestwichfocus on 22 January, 2020

Next month (February 2020) both Bury Council and also all the joint authorities that cover Greater Manchester will be setting their budgets for 2020-21. In Bury, the Council (like all local authorities) will continue to need to save very significant amounts of money. Nobody knows what the Government’s plans are beyond 2020-21, but the current […]

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