Tim Pickstone

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

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Archive for the ‘Noticeboard’ 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Home Composting Campaign

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

One of the current campaigns from Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority is encouraging those of us who can, to think about more home composting. Home composting is using your kitchen waste and garden waste to make your own nutrient rich compost that you can use to help feed your flowers, plants and vegetables. The Let’s Compost […]

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Free Child Seat Safety Checks

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2021

In 2019 over 63% of child car seats checked in GM were found to be fitted incorrectly or condemned. Good Egg Safety, in partnership with the Safer Roads GM campaign are now taking bookings for a free video consultation to check the safety of child seats in your car. Book a call with a child […]

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Shortage of Food Waste Bags

by timpickstone on 17 September, 2021

Thank you to the many residents who have raised the issue of absence of food waste bags, when these have been requested in many areas recently. The Council has now issued the following guidance: “Due to shortages in the national supply chain we are currently unable to maintain our usual stock levels of compostable liners […]

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Town of Culture Grants Available

by timpickstone on 17 September, 2021

Bury Council is launching a new Town of Culture Grants Scheme to celebrate local talent and nurture creativity. The scheme which has been developed by Bury Council on the back of its Town of Culture Status for 2021 aims to provide financial support to enhance community creativity – which has been so important to many throughout the COVID-19 […]

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