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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward January 2019

by timpickstone on 17 January, 2019

Just to let residents know about four recent planning applications in our area . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at side 315 Heywood Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2RF Ref. No: 63658 | Received: Wed 09 Jan 2019 | Validated: Wed 09 Jan 2019 | Status: Registered Lawful […]

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Christmas Opening Times

by timpickstone on 19 December, 2018

Opening times for many public services are different over the Christmas and New Year period. Bury Council Over Christmas and New Year, most Council offices will be closed to the public from 5pm on Friday 21 December until Wednesday 2 January, unless stated otherwise in the information provided below. Throughout the Christmas and New Year period […]

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Thank you to everyone who submitted an application to the Holyrood Ward Community Grants programme for 2018-19. All councillors across Bury have been given a small amount of money to allocate to projects in their wards. In Holyrood Ward your three councillors have ‘pooled’ our allocation and asked you to apply for grants based on […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward December 2018

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2018

Just to let residents know about four recent planning applications in our area . Please just let us know if you have any queries. New front entrance, single storey side extension, single storey rear/side extension and increased… 55 Poppythorn Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BX Ref. No: 63522 | Received: Mon 26 Nov 2018 | Validated: […]

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Prestwich Roadworks December 2018

by timpickstone on 28 November, 2018

A few less roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in November are: – Fairfax Road (Bury Council) 3-4 December near the bridge with some carriageway incursions. – Scholes Lane (near Ostritch Lane) 30 Nov-4 Dec (Virgin Media) – Hilton Lane (near to Sandylands) 2-way […]

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Reporting back: Local Issues

by timpickstone on 21 November, 2018

Just to report back on a number of local issues that have been raised by residents in recent weeks: White Lines Nursery Road / Bury Old Road Thank you to residents who have raised the issue of the faded white lines on Bury Old Road at the junction with Nursery Road. The ‘turn right’ filter […]

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Early Bird reduced Metrolink Tickets

by timpickstone on 14 November, 2018

A pilot Metrolink offer launched on Monday. These ‘Early Bird’ products are aiming to reduce congestion by encouraging travel at times where there is less overcrowding. The reduced prices are available every weekday until Christmas Eve but only on the ‘Get Me There’ smartphone app and must be purchased before 7am. There are two options: […]

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Public Transport in Prestwich – Survey Results

by timpickstone on 31 October, 2018

A huge thank you to the many local residents who took part in the online and postal survey on public transport in the Prestwich area. With congestion and air pollution two major issues affecting our area, having a good public transport system is vital. Many local people rely on our Metrolink and bus network to […]

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“Movember” – Action on Men’s Health

by timpickstone on 24 October, 2018

The Movember Foundation exists to help prevent early death for men across the world and Movember itself was created to highlight some of the most common illnesses that affect men’s lives. Mental health, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. You can help protect our fathers, brothers, sons and friends by helping to draw attention to these […]

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Reporting Back: Heaton Park Parking Issues

by timpickstone on 17 October, 2018

Earlier in the month your local councillors met with Heaton Park managers and representatives from Bury Council’s Highways team to look at some of the problems with parking in the residential areas around Heaton Park. The concerns we raised were around the significant parking problems that residents can experience who live near to the park. […]

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