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New Planning Application Kenilworth Avenue

by timpickstone on 22 March, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey side extension 75 Kenilworth Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6TR Ref. No: 61198

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New Planning Application Bury Old Road

by timpickstone on 22 March, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey rear extension and rear dormer extension 245 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JE Ref. No: 61249

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Just to let residents know about recent planning application in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension at rear 39 Poppythorn Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BX Ref. No: 61170 Two storey extension at rear 10 Newlands Drive, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BU Ref. No: 61140 Single storey extensions […]

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Just to let residents know about recent planning application in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension at side with replacement pitched roof to existing extension at rear 17 Holyrood Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1PG Ref. No: 61156 Single storey extensions to front and side  514 Bury […]

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BBC to Make Series on Life of Victoria Wood

by timpickstone on 21 March, 2017

BBC One will air a six-part series, ‘Our Friend Victoria’, dedicated to Prestwich-born Victoria Wood. ‘ Shane Allen, controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning, said: “Victoria was unparalleled in what she achieved as a creator, writer, character actress, sketch and sitcom performer, director, singer, songwriter and stand-up – she did the lot with a unique humour and […]

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Bright Ideas Fund – Round 2 Applications Open

by timpickstone on 20 March, 2017

Round 2 opens in April 2017 for the Bright Ideas Fund – a programme of support and grants of up to £20,000 is available to develop your community business idea. The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund aims to give your community group the support and tools to start setting up your community business. It will […]

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The Liberal Democrats have called for an “NHS Passport” to secure the rights of the 59,000 EU citizens working in the NHS, as figures have revealed a sharp rise in nurses from the EU quitting the health service. Over 2,700 EU nurses left the NHS in 2016, a 68% increase compared to two years ago. […]

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24/7 Online Mental Health Support for Young People

by timpickstone on 19 March, 2017

If you are feeling down, anxious, stressed, confused, or simply need someone to talk to, you can access safe, anonymous support online 24/7 from Big White Wall. On Big White Wall, you can share experiences with people who feel the same as you and express yourself in words and images. There is also a library […]

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Walk-In Centre Closures “Paused”

by timpickstone on 16 March, 2017

Councillors in Bury have been written to by Bury’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) informing us that the closure process of the Prestwich and Bury Walk-In Centres is now “paused”. At present the closure proposal, which had been agreed by the CCG, has bene going through its formal consultation stage, but CCG has announced that […]

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Council Tax Support Scheme Changes

by timpickstone on 14 March, 2017

Advance warning of letters that will soon be received by 9,000 residents across Bury who will be seeing a reduced level of Council Tax support from 1 April 2017. As a result of constant financial pressures by local councils like Bury, the amount of reduced Council Tax that the Council can offer to people on low […]

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