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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Clean Air Day 20 June 2019

by timpickstone on 17 June, 2019

This week is national Clean Air Day – a day to raise awareness about the need to tackle air pollution. In Greater Manchester, there is a whole week of initiatives to raise awareness about the issue and make positive steps to tackle air pollution. This year’s theme is ‘walk or cycle short journeys’. Organisers say: […]

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Planing Applications Update Holyrood Ward June 2019

by timpickstone on 17 June, 2019

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Two quote significant applications – one for change of use of the row of terraces on Bury Old Road which used to be part of the ‘Transformation’ business – with an application […]

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Four nights of Heaton Park concerts start Friday

by timpickstone on 3 June, 2019

Concerns start this Friday in Heaton Park:– 7 June 2019 – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds– 8 June 2019 – Parklife– 9 June 2019 – Parklife – 15 June 2019 – Courteeners Please note there will be traffic and transport disruption – in particular evening closures on all four days of part of Bury Old […]

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Unveiling of Victoria Wood statue in Bury starts town’s weekend of celebrations of performer and writer’s life and work Life-size bronze statue of the Prestwich-born comedian, writer and actor to be unveiled in Bury’s Library Gardens on Friday (May 17) Fans invited to come along and see the statue for the first time, and help […]

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Polling Day Information – Holyrood Ward

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2019

Polling Day for the local elections is Thursday 2 May 2019. Polling stations are open 7am – 10pm on Thursday. You don’t need your polling card to vote. Any questions or need a lift to the polls call us on polling day 07976 831 686. Polling stations are: Baguley Crescent and Heywood Old Road areasMobile […]

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X-PERT Patient Programme Type 2 Diabetes

by timpickstone on 22 April, 2019

Information from Pennine Care NHS Trust about the X-PERT patient programme for patients who live in Bury or the Rochdale and have type 2 diabetes? The aim is to improve your understanding of the condition, how it affects your body and how to make the best decisions to stay healthy and avoid life threatening complications. […]

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