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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward September 2019

by timpickstone on 10 September, 2019

Below are planning applications in the last month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at side and rear 29 Newtown Street, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1HURef. No: 64615 | Received: Mon 26 Aug 2019 | Validated: Mon 02 Sep 2019 | Status: Registered First floor/single storey rear extension; Rear dormer extension; Raised patio area; Rear roof […]

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Prestwich Roadworks September 2019

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

Details of roadworks for the month below – please note this includes some road closures – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in September are:– Hilton Lane 10 September 2019 (at the bottom of Sandy Lane) – Multi-way signals (BT)– Bottom of Rainsough Brow (near the roundabout for […]

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Reporting Back – Cabinet Meeting

by timpickstone on 20 August, 2019

Last month was there regular meeting of Bury Council’s Cabinet. Opposition Leaders are allowed to attend the meeting but not vote. Councillor Cristina Tegolo reports: Corporate Finance Monitoring ReportThe Leader and Cabinet Chair, submitted the Cabinet Financial monitoring report.  The report informs Members of the Council’s financial position for the period April 2019 to June 2019 […]

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Earlier this month was the regular meeting of Greater Manchester’s Corporate Issues and Reform Scrutiny Committee – specifically focussing on the proposals from Greater Manchester Fire for changes in the fire service going forwards. Each of the three GM Scrutiny Committees consist of 15 councillors from across Greater Manchester (at the moment that is – […]

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Festwich in St Mary’s Park 27-28 July 2019

by timpickstone on 18 July, 2019

Just to let residents know that the “UK’s biggest free tribute act festival” returns to St Mary’s Park for the 8th time Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 July 2019. Two days of tribute acts including tributes to Prince, Coldplay and Duran Duran! Apparently tickets are sold out. More information here. Please let us know if […]

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Answers to Questions: Rubbish and Recycling

by timpickstone on 17 July, 2019

At the most recent full Council meeting of Bury Council, your Liberal Democrat team of councillors asked a number of questions regarding rubbish and recycling. Questions and Answers below: Councillor Cristina Tegolo asked about the number of households that have had their bins removed by the Council: “Could the Leader inform members how many households […]

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Bury Council’s Community Funding – Apply Now

by timpickstone on 16 July, 2019

Bury Council’s ‘Pitch’ Community Funding is for constituted and non-constituted groups, special interest groups and residents who are undertaking projects that will contribute to improving the health and well being of local people within their community. Projects must be delivered in the area identified for local residents and should be community led and demonstrate that […]

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Stop, Report, Talk – Scams Awareness Campaign

by timpickstone on 3 July, 2019

Bury Trading Standards is supporting the Citizens Advice campaign on scams awareness which is running over the next couple of weeks. This is a yearly campaign to highlight the dangers posed by scammers but also provide advice to keep people safe and feeling confident in what to do when they see a scam. Scams to […]

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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 3 July, 2019

Last week was the monthly meeting of Bury Planning Control Committee. This is the meeting made up of the 11 Councillors who represent the various wards of the borough of Bury. The committee determines planning applications for certain major developments and others where objections have been received.  Councillor Cristina Tegolo reports: Details of all the planning applications […]

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Reporting Back: Baguley Crescent

by timpickstone on 25 June, 2019

Councillors Cristina Tegolo and Tim Pickstone recently met with Council Officers and held discussions with the police to look at ways of improving the Baguley Crescent area – on the East side of Holyrood Ward.  Waste collection and Fly-TippingSome of the blocks at Baguley Crescent suffer from problems with waste and fly-tipping. Some communal bins […]

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