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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 10 September, 2019

Last week 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.  Liberal Democrat Councillor Cristina Tegoloreports back: Prior to the Committee […]

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World Suicide Awareness Day

by prestwichfocus on 10 September, 2019

Tuesday 10 September 2019 is World Suicide Awareness Day, with the simple message – its good to talk, and we can help. On average there are 18 suicides a year in Bury, more than three-quarters of them men. From 10am to 3pm on 10th and 11th September, staff from the Samaritans, Bury Council, the CCG […]

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Major Cycling and Running events in Bury this weekend

by prestwichfocus on 10 September, 2019

Two major sporting attractions are coming to the Bury area this weekend: The Bury 10K Run takes place on Sunday 15 September 2019. It is not too late to enter which can be done here. The race starts at 9.30, and there is information about road closures is here. If you want to sponsor local […]

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Victims of Crime asked for your views

by prestwichfocus on 10 September, 2019

Victims and witnesses of crime are being asked to share their experiences of the police and criminal justice system to ensure that people in Greater Manchester are getting the best support possible. A new survey has been launched to find out why victims and witnesses did or did not report a crime to the police, […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward September 2019

by timpickstone on 10 September, 2019

Below are planning applications in the last month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at side and rear 29 Newtown Street, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1HURef. No: 64615 | Received: Mon 26 Aug 2019 | Validated: Mon 02 Sep 2019 | Status: Registered First floor/single storey rear extension; Rear dormer extension; Raised patio area; Rear roof […]

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Prestwich Roadworks September 2019

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

Details of roadworks for the month below – please note this includes some road closures – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in September are:– Hilton Lane 10 September 2019 (at the bottom of Sandy Lane) – Multi-way signals (BT)– Bottom of Rainsough Brow (near the roundabout for […]

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Creative Living Centre seeks Trustees

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

Our local mental health charity the Creative Living Centre is seeking new Trustees to bring additional skills, experience and commitment to the team. More information below at this link.

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Ceilidh to raise funds for Bury Samaritans

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

A Ceilidh with Toll Bar Ceiligh Band and Caller (no dance knowledge necessary). This is on 4 October 2019 at the Carlton Club, Bury Old Road and is a fundraiser or Bury Samaritans. Tickets from burysamaritans@gmail.com

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Have your say on Nighttime Transport

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

Greater Manchester’s councils are looking for the public’s views on nighttime transport – 6pm and 6am. Results from the Transport at Night survey will provide a unique insight into how people travel at night and help to strengthen any ask of Government for the funding and powers that are needed to deliver changes. The survey […]

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Road Resurfacing Work

by timpickstone on 23 August, 2019

Just to let residents know about road resurfacing work which is coming up on three roads in the local area: Mount Road, Prestwich (leaflet) Works are programmed to commence at Mount Road on the 2nd September 2019 (see plan on leaflet for limits). The work will be undertaken between 08:00 – 17:00 when the road will […]

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