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Prestwich Roadworks April 2021

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2021

Please see below schedule major roadworks in April in the Prestwich area. Not quite as bad as last month, but some disruption still on Hilton Lane and Bury Old Road in particular. The full list, including more minor works, can be found here. Hilton Lane roadworks continue…. 13th April Multi-way signals at the end of Sandy […]

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Holyrood Ward Community Grants

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2021

All local councillors in Bury receive a small budget to spend in their local areas. In Holyrood Ward we combine ours together to create a Holyrood Ward Community Fund and give 100% to local groups and projects who apply. Applications were sought last Autumn, and our final list of grants for the 2020-21 year is: […]

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Around 23,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given across the four Bury community vaccination centres in Prestwich, Radcliffe, Bury Town Hall’s Elizabethan Suite and Ramsbottom. The centres are focussing on offering the first dose of the vaccination, to people within the first four priority groups that have been set nationally, by mid-February. This […]

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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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