Tim Pickstone

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

Read more on this

Read more on this

Read more on this

Read more on this

Archive for the ‘Prestwich’ Category

Public Urged to NOT pick up dead or sick birds

by timpickstone on 23 November, 2021

People are being urged not to pick up sick or dead birds. People who find dead swans, geese or ducks or other dead wild birds, such as gulls or birds of prey, should report them to the Defra helpline on 03459 33 55 77. In the latter part of last year the Chief Veterinary Officers […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Prestwich Library is back to it’s pre-Covid opening times. Customers can order books by telephoning the library on 0161 253 7214 at the following times: Tuesdays from 10.00am to 4.30pm Wednesdays from 10.00am to 4.30pm Thursdays from 12.30pm to 7.00pm Fridays from 10.00am to 4.30pm Sundays from 9.30am to 1.00pm Customers can also order online at any time. The other Libraries in […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Permit needed to take a van or trailer to the tip

by timpickstone on 23 November, 2021

From 1 December 2021 you will need a permit if you are taking household waste to a recycling centre in a Van, Pick-up Truck or with a twin-axle trailer. This is for household waste only. No trade waste is accepted at the Household Waste Recycling Centres. You do not need a permit if you are […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward, November 2021

by timpickstone on 23 November, 2021

Please see below an update on planning applications received in our area in recent weeks. Please note the application from Prestwich Heys Football Club for a new seated stand. As always, please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries. Two storey front and rear extension; Changes to the front elevation/windows […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Testing and Vaccination Update

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2021

The COVID-19 Testing Site on the Longfield Suite Car Park in Prestwich is being made significantly smaller. In recent months the number of residents using the testing site has decreased dramatically and has a current utilisation rate of 12%.  The Department of Health is reducing the number of testing bays at the centre from 12 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Ward Boundaries are changing (but not very much!)

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2021

The Local Government Boundary Commission has concluded its review of ward boundaries in Bury. The commission is the independent body that draws these boundaries. It has reviewed Bury to make sure councillors will represent about the same number of voters, and that ward arrangements will help the council work effectively. The commission has published final recommendations for […]

Read more    1 Comment

Prestwich Neighbourhood Update November 2021

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2021

Please see below details of community events, and funding opportunities for the local community that are coming up in the Prestwich area: Neighbourhood Race Listening Event – Prestwich and Whitefield10am – 2:30pm, Monday 15th November 2021 at Sedgley Children’s Centre, Bishops Road, Prestwich, M25 0HT Join local conversations and share your experiences of race. We would […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Prestwich Roadworks November 2021

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2021

Please see below the major roadworks scheduled in the Prestwich area for November 2021. Full details can be found here. Please get in touch if you have any queries. Bury Old Road (near Ostrich Lane and also near Carver Avenue) from 10 November 2021 two way signals (Transport for Greater Manchester, installation of cameras for […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Setting fires, throwing fireworks and making hoax calls are ‘bang out of order’and will not be tolerated this Halloween and Bonfire season.  As Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) and partner agencies launch this year’s Bonfire campaign, the public are asked to think carefully about their actions, consider the consequences of getting involved in anti-social […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Prestwich ‘Pitch’ Funding Opportunities

by timpickstone on 22 October, 2021

Funding of up to £5,000 is available for community groups operating in the Prestwich area. Improved quality of life in terms of length of life and good health Improved support to children so that they are better prepared for school More young people getting the qualifications they need for the future Better support to adults […]

Read more    Leave a comment