View more tweets

View more tweets

Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

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 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

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 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Liberal Democrats in Greater Manchester have announced their candidate for the election for Greater Manchester Mayor in May 2020. Councillor Andy Kelly, who is the Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Rochdale Council will take on Labour’s candidate, Andy Burnham. Andy said: “The Tories are playing parlour games with people’s lives and Labour are […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Answers to Questions: Police Issues

by timpickstone on 6 August, 2019

At the last full Council meeting of Bury Council, Liberal Democrat councillor Steve Wright asked a number of questions to the Greater Manchester Police representative:  Community Policing Expenditure:Could the Council’s member of the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Panel inform members what proportion of the Greater Manchester Police budget is spent on local community police […]

Read more    Leave a comment

More than 300 children face becoming homeless during the school holidays this summer as a result of the housing crisis, the equivalent to a primary school’s worth of children, councils have warned. The Local Government Association estimates 320 homeless children in England could be placed into temporary accommodation over the next six weeks, based on […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Reporting Back: Health Scrutiny Committee

by timpickstone on 9 July, 2019

Last month was the Bury’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee. Councillor Cristina Tegolo reports: The Committee’s role involves reviewing and scrutinising any matters relating to the provision and operation of health services in the area of the Council, scrutinising organisations external to the Council and holding the Leader / Cabinet Members to account. Bury’s Health Overview […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Stop, Report, Talk – Scams Awareness Campaign

by timpickstone on 3 July, 2019

Bury Trading Standards is supporting the Citizens Advice campaign on scams awareness which is running over the next couple of weeks. This is a yearly campaign to highlight the dangers posed by scammers but also provide advice to keep people safe and feeling confident in what to do when they see a scam. Scams to […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 3 July, 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.  Councillor Cristina Tegolo reports: Details of all the planning applications […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Campaigns Internships (Paid)

by timpickstone on 3 July, 2019

The Liberal Democrats in Greater Manchester are currently recruiting for paid Campaigns Internships for the 2019-20 period. The internships are based at the offices of the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors in Salford Quays, and the work includes campaigning with local Lib Dems including the team here in Prestwich and Bury. ALDC is now in […]

Read more    Leave a comment