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Reporting Back: Annual Council and Mayor Making

by timpickstone on 20 May, 2019

Last week was the ‘Annual’ meeting of Bury Council. This is an important meeting, held each year following the local elections, to both elect the Leadership and committees for the Council for the following year, and to appoint the Mayor of the Borough. MayorThe new Mayor of Bury is Councillor Trevor Holt. Trevor is a […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward May 2019

by timpickstone on 14 May, 2019

Just to let residents know about seven recent planning applications in our area . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at rear for use as storage room 424 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1PRRef. No: 64139 | Received: Fri 03 May 2019 | Validated: Fri 10 May 2019 | Status: Registered Single storey extension […]

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Polling Day Information – Holyrood Ward

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2019

Polling Day for the local elections is Thursday 2 May 2019. Polling stations are open 7am – 10pm on Thursday. You don’t need your polling card to vote. Any questions or need a lift to the polls call us on polling day 07976 831 686. Polling stations are: Baguley Crescent and Heywood Old Road areasMobile […]

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Greater Manchester Councils recently submitted an outline case to Government for a ‘Clean Air’ charging zone for Greater Manchester which would charge buses, lorries, vans and taxis for driving on Greater Mancheter’s roads from 2021. (£100 a day for buses and lorries, £7.50 a day for taxis and vans.) One of our big concerns is […]

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Reporting Back – Full Council

by prestwichfocus on 16 April, 2019

Last Wednesday (8 April 2019) was the regular ‘Full Council’ meeting of Bury Council. This is the meeting, six times a year, where all 51 councillors are in attendance. This meeting, as you may have seen reported online and in the press, was controversial before it started. At each full Council all political parties submit […]

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Prestwich Roadworks April 2019

by prestwichfocus on 2 April, 2019

Thankfully not too many roadworks to report this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in March  are:– Bury New Road (near Tesco junction 7 April 2019, Lane Closures (BT)– Heywood Road (near Heaton Street junction) 2-3 April 2019, carriageway incursions (Bury Council)– Bury New Road (near […]

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Reporting Back: Local Police Reorganisation

by timpickstone on 25 March, 2019

The policing team in Bury recently gave a presentation to Councillors on changes the way local policing is being organised. The Police have announced that they are reorganising the rota’s for the Bury Division. The aim is to have more police on the beat, at any one time said Superintendent Paul Walker, District Commander for Bury. Going forwards […]

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Reporting Back: Bury Council Cabinet

by timpickstone on 19 March, 2019

Last Wednesday was the regular meeting of Bury Council’s Cabinet. This is the meeting made up of the eight Labour cabinet members. Opposition Group Leaders are invited to attend but not vote – Councillor Tim Pickstone reports: Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan We have previously reported on the Greater Manchester proposals for a Clean Air […]

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Incredibly Edible looking for Help

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Incredible Edible Prestwich and District (IEPAD) are looking for more people to get involved in their excellent work. They are looking for more help across their sites in Prestwich and Sedgley Park. If you have an interest in growing food, like fresh air and teamwork then this could be for you. You don’t need any […]

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Reporting back: Local Issues

by prestwichfocus on 26 February, 2019

Just to report back on a number of local issues that have been raised by residents in recent weeks: Litter – 8 new bins on their way! Thanks to a grant that your three local councillors have made to the volunteer group ‘Clean Team Prestwich’, eight new litter bins are on their way to Holyrood […]

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