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Beelines Cycle and Walking Network Consultation Event

by timpickstone 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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Calls for International Treaty on Plastics

by timpickstone on 19 September, 2018

A legally binding international treaty on plastics is the call from the Liberal Democrats following a major debate at their Party Conference. The treaty would encompass phased reductions in the production, consumption and trade of virgin feedstock.

It would also include a financial mechanism providing aid and capacity-building assistance to developing countries. Liberal Democrat Group Leader in Bury, […]

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Beelines Cycle Network Prestwich Consultation

by timpickstone on 19 September, 2018

An informal consultation event is being held in Prestwich on the proposed ‘Beelines’ cycle network for Greater Manchester. This is on Thursday 27 September 2018, 7.00pm, at the Church Inn, Church Lane, Prestwich. All welcome! Beelines is a major plan to make Greater Manchester better for cycling with a network of routes across the area. […]

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Nominate your Hospital Heros

by timpickstone on 19 September, 2018

THE Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, Salford Royal and North Manchester General Hospital are asking the public to nominate their NHS heroes as part of an annual staff awards event. If you or a relative have had amazing treatment at The Royal Oldham Hospital, North Manchester General Hospital, Salford Royal, Fairfield General […]

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Taking Action on Rising School Uniform Costs

by timpickstone on 19 September, 2018

The Liberal Democrat team on Bury Council have been successful in getting the Council to take action on the rising prices of school uniforms, in a move to help parents who are struggling with the costs. According to research by the Children’s Society, 3 million families in Britain are struggling to pay for school uniform […]

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Walk Volunteers Needed

by prestwichfocus on 19 September, 2018

Volunteers are needed to lead scenic walks across the Bury area which will help to keep local residents fit and well. A range of Walking for Health walks is planned for autumn, and the “Bury Walk with Me” team is looking for new recruits to complement their existing walk leaders. Hundreds of Bury people have […]

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Planning Applications update Holyrood Ward September 2018

by timpickstone on 12 September, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – on Simister Lane, Heys Road, Glebelands Road and Peveril Close . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Non-material amendment following grant of planning permission 62276 for two storey extension at … 60 Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JY […]

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Prestwich Arts Festival 29-30 September 2018

by timpickstone 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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Inheritance tax overhaul part of radical Lib Dem plans to tackle wealth inequality Liberal Democrats have today set out bold reforms designed to spread opportunity, power and wealth more fairly throughout society and to give everyone a stake in the UK’s economic success. The party expects these reforms to raise an additional £15 billion per […]

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Hospital Open Events

by timpickstone on 12 September, 2018

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group which oversees Fairfield, North Manchester, Salford Royal, Oldham Royal and Rochdale hospitals will open its doors to the public and members in a series of special hospital open events during September and October 2018. At the events, staff will be showcasing their work with the opportunity for people to […]

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