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Answers to Questions: Joint Authorities

by timpickstone on 21 July, 2020

At the latest full meeting of Bury Council, we asked questions to the Joint Authorities on GMSF, Stop and Search and Metrolink Revenue Councillor Michael Powell – GMSFDo the existing plans to proceed with the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework remain intact and if so, when will the timetable for next steps and further consultation with […]

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Safe 4 Summer

by timpickstone on 21 July, 2020

Safe4Summer is an annual partnership campaign which takes place over the summer months – involving Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS), Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), local councils, plus others – with the ultimate aim to keep the young people safe and provide information to their parents and carers. The partnership work aims to protect young […]

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Grants – Standing Together Fund

by timpickstone on 21 July, 2020

Applications are now open for the 2020/21 Standing Together Fund. The main focus of the Fund is to support Community Safety. Awards of up to £5,000 are available, with awards of up to £10,000 available for exceptional or partnership projects The full criteria are here and all applications must be made using the form which […]

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Electricity Pylon Works

by timpickstone on 20 July, 2020

Refurbishment of the overhead line between Kearsley and Whitegate Just to let residents know about National Grid work that is starting soon on the electricity pylons in our area. They will be starting work again soon on the pylon that is between the M60 and Kenilworth Avenue. You may notice more vehicles in the area, […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward July 2020

by timpickstone on 15 July, 2020

Please see below a list of planning applications received in the last month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Change of use of first floor from dwelling (C3) to offices (B1); Raise roof of rear outrigger to … 363 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1QARef. No: 65660 | Received: Mon 29 Jun 2020 | Validated: […]

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Talk To Us, say Bury Samaritans

by timpickstone on 15 July, 2020

‘Talk to Us’ is the message throughout July for the Samaritans who are raising awareness of their round-the-clock emotional support services and to encourage people to get in touch if they need support.  Bury Samaritans has continued to provide emotional support throughout the pandemic at a time when listening to others has never been more important. […]

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Discover Bury’s Self Led Walks

by timpickstone on 15 July, 2020

Residents are to be helped to discover the beautiful countryside and nature on their doorsteps through a new book of 13 guided walks [https://www.gmwalking.co.uk/bury-self-led-walks]. Bury Council has worked with local walking group leaders to compile two recommended routes for each of Bury’s six townships.  There is also an additional town centre walk around heritage and […]

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Recruiting for Census 2021 Jobs

by timpickstone on 15 July, 2020

The first phase of Census 2021 recruitment in England and Wales has started and is looking to recruit local people. Local people make the census, and the census team will be hiring thousands of people over the coming months.  Anyone who is interested in any of the roles can register now atwww.censusjobs.co.uk.  The first adverts […]

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Many of our great local shops and businesses have been able to re-open recently, and many more (pubs and restaurants) can open from this weekend. Covid 19 has hit most businesses very hard, so we would like your views on how we can help our local businesses survive and thrive in the future. This survey […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2020

by timpickstone on 30 June, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in July 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Bury New Road (near Woodhill Drive) lane closures, and Woodhill Drive / Overbook Drive (road closures) 14 July – 8 August 2020 (Cadent Gas). Bury Old Road (junction […]

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