Monthly Archives: January 2013

Feel like getting more involved in the community?

The PCA will be electing a new Committee at the AGM on Thursday 21 February. All Prestonville residents over 16 are eligible to vote. If you’d like to join the PCA Committee, please email your name and address, and those … Continue reading

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Watch Out – Burglars About

After a burglary in York Villas and another recently in Stanford Road, police are warning residents to take care. Neither burglary was a forced entry, which suggests that the thieves are on the lookout for properties that are open or … Continue reading

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BHASVIC Field – meeting 29 January

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PCA urges St Lukes to negotiate over Hall price

The following letter has been delivered to the Revd Martin Poole: Church Hall, Exeter Street The Prestonville Community Association fully supports the efforts of The Hall Get Involved group to purchase the Church Hall. At our committee meeting on 17th … Continue reading

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Keep The Field Open, PCA Urges Newman

At our meeting last Thursday we agreed to send a message to Cardinal Newman School’s consultation on fencing off the BHASVIC field, as follows: The Prestonville Community Association urges Cardinal Newman and BHASVIC to commit to maintaining informal public access … Continue reading

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Big Freeze Scheme

The PCA and St Luke’s Church have organised a group of people in the area who can help you during extreme icy weather or snow. If you can’t get out, and would like a neighbour to do some shopping, or … Continue reading

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Seven Dials Project Set To Go

The Seven Dials road project – narrower lanes, wider walkways, zebras and all – has been approved by the Council’s Transport Committee. Work could start in early March, and should take five months at the most. We’ll pass on more … Continue reading

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Fence Divides BHASVIC And Neighbours

Cardinal Newman School’s plan to surround the BHASVIC field with a fence to gladden a prison governor’s heart has set alarm bells ringing among locals concerned about losing access to the biggest open space in the area. Posters have gone … Continue reading

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PCA Committee Meeting

… this Thursday, 17 January, 8pm. All welcome, as always: email info@prestonville.org.uk if you’d like to come along.

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BHASVIC Field Fence

Cardinal Newman are inviting comments on their proposal to fence the entire playing field. See http://cardinalnewman.fluencycms.co.uk/benedict-field—consultation-1 If you want to send in comments to the school you have until Friday 18 January. Click here for pdf of planned fence: 1244-T-100-P2-Survey-Plan-Showing-Fence-Types

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