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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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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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TfGM Travel Guidelines

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

As Greater Manchester enters ‘Tier 3 restrictions from 2 December 2020, T4GM have issued these updated travel guidelines. Public transport services continue to operate as normal, and that you can and should continue to travel in Greater Manchester – for work, to shop, to socialise outside in public spaces – and for many other reasons.  […]

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90 Bus (Prestwich to Simister) Closes

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2020

Transport for Greater Manchester have made some pretty devastating changes to the subsidised bus network in our local area. The 90 bus, which has been every 40 minutes from Simister to Prestwich Tesco has (under various numbers) been around for many, many years. Not only did it provide a good service for Simister, but also […]

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Covid-19 Update and Local Testing Options

by timpickstone on 9 October, 2020

Bury Council and NHS have issued the following update on Covid-19 cases in Bury (8 October 2020) The four-week summary in Bury: Week ending 3 October: infection rate 277.5 (530 new cases) Week ending 26 September: infection rate 224.6 (429 new cases) Week ending 19 September: infection rate 165.5 (316 new cases) Week ending 12 […]

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Coronavirus Update

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2020

Bury Council has published an up to date Coronavirus Update (correct on 1 October 2020). The full briefing can be downloaded here. New information includes: Latest dataWith 367 new cases recorded in the seven days to 26 September, Bury’s infection rate has risen from 165.45 per 100,00 to 192.16 per 100,000 and remains one of […]

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Holyrood Ward Community Grants – Last chance to apply!

by timpickstone on 24 September, 2020

The deadline to apply for a Holyrood Ward Community Grant is 30 September 2020. Each year Councillors are given a small budget to allocate to local community groups and projects in their ward. As before, here in Holyrood Ward your three local councillors will all be allocating 100% of our allocation to local groups and […]

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Prestwich Scarecrow Festival – Winners

by timpickstone on 2 September, 2020

Well done to everyone who took part in the Prestwich Scarecrow Fesival and competition in recent weeks. A special thank you to our local police team here in Prestwich who have worked so hard to make the event work. There were three shortlisted winners who went forward to a public vote on Facebook, with the […]

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Response to Simister Interchange Proposals

by timpickstone on 13 August, 2020

Please see below the formal response from the Holyrood Ward councillors to the Highways Agency consultation on their proposals for the M60 Junction 18 Simister Interchange. See their proposals here. BackgroundWe are the councillors who represent Holyrood Ward on Bury MBC. Holyrood Ward is the area most affected by these proposals. The ward is the […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2020

by timpickstone on 29 July, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in August 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Kersal Valley Road / Moor Lane junction – Multi-Way signals until 5th August 2020 (Electricity North West) Scholes Lane / Hilton Lane / Bury New Road junction – […]

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