Tim Pickstone

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

Planning Applications Update, Holyrood Ward, October 2021

by timpickstone on 21 October, 2021

Please see below a list of planning applications received in the last month in our area. As always, don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries with the below. Prior approval for proposed single storey rear extension  87 Parrenthorn Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2RLRef. No: 67572 | Received: Mon 20 Sep 2021 | Validated: Thu 23 […]

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Prestwich Roadworks October 2021

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

Please see below the major roadworks in the Prestwich area scheduled to take place in October. For the full list see here. Fairfax Road 24 October 2021 Multi Way Signals (United Utilities)Clifton Road (outside 44-48) 31 October 2021 Road Closure (United Utilities)Hilton Lane (just east of Hope Lane) 4 October 2021, Multi Way Signals (United […]

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Home Composting Campaign

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

One of the current campaigns from Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority is encouraging those of us who can, to think about more home composting. Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables. The Let’s Compost […]

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Covid Booster Jabs starting

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

People are starting to be contacted about their ‘Covid booster job’. Your GP practice will contact you six months after your second Covid-19 vaccination. You will also be offered the seasonal flu vaccination at the same appointment. People will be vaccinated in the same priority order as was used for the first and second Covid-19 […]

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Free Child Seat Safety Checks

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

In 2019 over 63% of child car seats checked in GM were found to be fitted incorrectly or condemned. Good Egg Safety, in partnership with the Safer Roads GM campaign are now taking bookings for a free video consultation to check the safety of child seats in your car. Book a call with a child […]

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Parklife Residents’ Feedback

by timpickstone on 17 September, 2021

Last weekend saw the 2021 Parklife Festival weekend in Heaton Park, together with a New Order concert on the Friday night. As your local Councillors, we’re keen to get residents views and experiences about the weekend, so that we can best represent you when we meet with the organisers and park management next month. Please […]

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Shortage of Food Waste Bags

by timpickstone on 17 September, 2021

Thank you to the many residents who have raised the issue of absence of food waste bags, when these have been requested in many areas recently. The Council has now issued the following guidance: “Due to shortages in the national supply chain we are currently unable to maintain our usual stock levels of compostable liners […]

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Town of Culture Grants Available

by timpickstone on 17 September, 2021

Bury Council is launching a new Town of Culture Grants Scheme to celebrate local talent and nurture creativity. The scheme which has been developed by Bury Council on the back of its Town of Culture Status for 2021 aims to provide financial support to enhance community creativity – which has been so important to many throughout the COVID-19 […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward September 2021

by timpickstone on 17 September, 2021

Please see below recent planning applications received in our area. As always, don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries or comments. Please note the proposed new phone mast on Middleton Road. Lawful development certificate for proposed external alterations to the rear and side elevations …The Nook, Polefield Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 […]

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Parklife is back in Heaton Park, later this year, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021. A separate concert (New Order), will take place in the same place on the Friday night, 10 September 2021. ACCESS TO HEATON PARKThe Papal field and its surrounding area will be fenced off for the event-build between 25th […]

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