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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward January 2021

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

Please see below recent planning applications in our ward. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any comments or questions. Please note the application for a new mobile phone mast outside the Coach and Horses on Bury Old Road. Single storey extension at side  11 Elm Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DNRef. No: 66342 | Received: […]

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Brew Monday 18 January 2021

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

The Samaritans say it is more important than ever that we stay connected, even if we have to keep a physical distance. Samaritans Brew Monday will kick off on 18 January, the third Monday in January, which is usually known as ‘Blue Monday’. They are turning this day on its head and into something positive […]

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Libraries are open and homework printing service

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

Bury’s four libraries are offering a reduced service during the national lockdown for readers to borrow and return books. Customers can go online to order books at www.bury.gov.uk/orderbooks and collect them from branches. Library members may also reserve their choice of book at https://bury.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/default A limited number of computer sessions are also available which must be booked by […]

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Domestic abuse codeword scheme

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

The Home Office is launching a new ‘Abuse Codeword Scheme’ (from 14 January 2021). The scheme provides a simple and discreet way for people experiencing domestic abuse to signal that they need immediate help from the police or other support services, using a codeword in their local pharmacy. The scheme is designed to complement existing […]

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Update on Testing and Vacicnations

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Bury’s first community vaccination centre opened on Tuesday (15 Dec) at what was the Prestwich Walk-In centre on Fairfax Road. This is the first of several centres which will be set up across Bury over the coming weeks, in addition to those operating at hospitals for their patients. Bury residents aged 80 and above who […]

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Happy Christmas

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Just to wish all local residents a very happy Christmas. Here’s to a happy and healthy 2021. Bury Council and the local police are making their annual carol service online this year. This can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/buryparishchurch ‘live’ at 7pm Thursday 17th, or as it is recorded, watch at any time. Many of our […]

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Guided Walks back in the New Year

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Volunteer-led walks around some of the borough’s most scenic areas are back in the New Year. The weekly Bury Walk With Me events are back from the first week in January and provide a great chance to get some exercise, fresh air and the company of others – in the safe outdoors! Due to Covid […]

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Changes to Services over Christmas and New Year

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Bury Town Hall and most non-critical services will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 23 December 2020 and will reopen again at 8.45am on Monday 4 January 2021. Some services will be operating with different opening times with key details below. For the full and up to date list see this post. Customer Contact Team Closed from 5pm Wednesday 23 December 2020. Open 10am […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward December 2020

by timpickstone on 8 December, 2020

Please see below planning applications that have been received in the last month. Please let us know if you have any queries or points you would like us to raise. Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension  93 Heywood Old Road, Rochdale, Manchester, M24 4QSRef. No: 66221 | Received: Mon 23 Nov 2020 | Validated: Mon 23 […]

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A coalition of public service organisations, charities and older people’s groups is this week launching a new information campaign to support older people to keep well this winter. The ‘Keeping Well This Winter’ booklet contains tips and advice on keeping physically well and maintaining good mental health, and is being provided to tens of thousands of older people […]

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