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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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Falls Prevention Talk 27 January 2020

by prestwichfocus on 21 January, 2020

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting elderly local residents and trust members to a free talk at Rochdale Infirmary, which will give advice about how older people can prevent falls at home and keep fit and healthy in old age. The NCA’s Integrated Neighbourhood Team based at Rochdale Infirmary, which specialises in […]

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Changes to Household Waste Recycling Centres

by prestwichfocus on 7 January, 2020

Important changes are coming into effect at all Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) in Greater Manchester from February. In summary: • Trade waste is not permitted at any of the sites, they are for household waste only for residents living in any of the nine boroughs of Greater Manchester (excluding Wigan). • From February 2020, […]

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Christmas Information and Bin Collections

by prestwichfocus on 20 December, 2019

Information for residents on Council services over the Christmas and New Year period, including changes to bin collection days. BinsAcross Bury there will be some changes to bin collection dates over the two-week festive period. A date change leaflet and a new collection calendar is delivered to all households prior to Christmas. Bin collection date […]

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Heaton Park Update

by prestwichfocus on 19 November, 2019

Last week local Councillors Cristina Tegolo and Tim Pickstone met with the Heaton Park Manager to discuss a number of issues around the park, in particular as they affect Prestwich residents who live around the park. ParklifeWe discussed issues around the impact of Parklife on neighbouring areas, particularly a number of critical areas which have […]

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Heaton Park Bonfire 5 November 2019

by prestwichfocus on 29 October, 2019

Heaton Park is one of the largest bonfire night attractions int he North West. The bonfire will be lit at 7.30pm, followed by fireworks. Organisers are urging vistors to Stay safe: please do not bring your own fireworks, sparklers or alcohol. All bags will be checked and any such items confiscated on entry. Please wear appropriate […]

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Last month was the regular meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Corporate Issues and Reform Scrutiny Committee. This month the meeting largely focussed on issues around the Fire Service. Prestwich councillor Tim Pickstone is one of Bury’s representatives on the Committee, and is also the Committee Chair this year. Tim reports: Greater Manchester […]

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Reporting Back: Audit and Scrutiny Committees

by prestwichfocus on 1 October, 2019

Just to report back from two recent Council meetings. Last month the Council’s Audit Committee met. Councillor Steve Wright reports: At the previous meeting in late July the committee should have been presented with the final Audited accounts. The Councils Auditors (Mazars) were unable to sign the accounts because of problems with valuations.At this meeting […]

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Answers to Questions: A56, Gigg Lane and Reducing Smoking

by prestwichfocus on 24 September, 2019

At the last full meeting of Bury Council the team of Liberal Democrat councillors asked a number of formal written questions. Here are the answers to three of them: Councillor Michael Powell asked about congestion on the A56 through Prestwich: Now that the A56 works in Prestwich are complete, could the Leader inform members what […]

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Answers to Questions: Bury New Road

by prestwichfocus on 23 September, 2019

Or rather, no answer to questions…. Prestwich Liberal Democrat councillor Michael Powell took the opportunity of written questions at the last meeting of Bury Council to ask about congestion on the A56 through Prestwich: “Now that the A56 works in Prestwich are complete, could the Leader inform members what work, if any, is being undertaken […]

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