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Vaccinations Update

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2021

Hope you had a good Easter weekend! The good news is that at the end of last week Bury passed the 50% mark in first vaccinations. A total of 90,282 people registered with a Bury GP have had been vaccinated against coronavirus last week, that is more than 50% of the total adult population. A […]

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The hard work and commitment of volunteers and tenants across Bury were celebrated at Six Town Housing’s Community Heroes awards.  Hundreds of people tuned in to watch the ceremony which, due to Covid restrictions, was streamed on Facebook. Among the speakers was Hugh Broadbent, chair of Six Town Housing, who talked about the invaluable work […]

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New Round of Grants to local Businesses

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2021

A third round of business grants is now available to Bury firms to reopen in a Covid-safe way and promote their businesses to bring in more visitors and customers. Schemes include: Safe Reopening FundGrants of £8-18kTo help businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure sectors (fewer than 50 employees) reopen Recovery Expertise FundGrants of up to […]

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Prestwich Roadworks April 2021

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2021

Please see below schedule major roadworks in April in the Prestwich area. Not quite as bad as last month, but some disruption still on Hilton Lane and Bury Old Road in particular. The full list, including more minor works, can be found here. Hilton Lane roadworks continue…. 13th April Multi-way signals at the end of Sandy […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward March 2021

by timpickstone on 16 March, 2021

Please find below a list of planning applications in our area in recent weeks. As always please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have and queries. Demolition of existing garage and outbuilding and replacement with single storey side extension; …  19 Guest Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DJRef. No: 66666 | Received: Thu 04 Mar […]

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Thanking our Unpaid Carers

by timpickstone on 16 March, 2021

The Mayor of Bury will lead an online ‘thank you’ next Friday to the many hundreds of unpaid carers across the borough. Councillor Tim Pickstone will be joined by council leader Eamonn O’Brien in paying tribute to their tireless work looking after the borough’s most vulnerable people, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. The session will […]

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School Uniforms – Let us know your views

by timpickstone on 16 March, 2021

We’re keen to hear from parents who have experienced difficulties around school uniforms since children returned to school in recent weeks.  Some schools have been very clear that they expect full school uniform policy to be in place, even through it is a long time since shops were open for things like new shoes or […]

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Sunday is Census Day

by timpickstone on 16 March, 2021

The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The next census takes place on Sunday 21 March 2021. Every household should have received a letter with a code and are asked to fill the census in online. People […]

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Holyrood Ward Community Grants

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2021

All local councillors in Bury receive a small budget to spend in their local areas. In Holyrood Ward we combine ours together to create a Holyrood Ward Community Fund and give 100% to local groups and projects who apply. Applications were sought last Autumn, and our final list of grants for the 2020-21 year is: […]

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Vaccinations / Covid Update

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2021

As of yesterday, 59,000 people in Bury have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. This means that one third of the eligible population (182,100) have been given at least the first done. Bury’s jabs are being carried out by medical staff at four vaccination centres run by the Primary Care Network: the […]

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