Tim Pickstone

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Parklife is back in Heaton Park, later this year, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021. A separate concert (New Order), will take place in the same place on the Friday night, 10 September 2021. ACCESS TO HEATON PARKThe Papal field and its surrounding area will be fenced off for the event-build between 25th […]

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Answers to Questions

by timpickstone on 30 July, 2021

Earlier this week was the regular meeting of Bury’s Full Council and as ever your local Councillors were busy asking questions of the Council Leadership on issues from bins, traffic flow or the Prestwich Memorial Wall. Prestwich Memorial WallCouncillor Michael Powell asked about the Prestwich Memorial Wall, which lists honours by name the local people […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2021

by timpickstone on 2 July, 2021

Please see below the significant roadworks currently scheduled for the Prestwich area for July 2021. The full list can be found here Junction of Poppythorn Lane, Glebelands Road and Nursery Road, Prestwich – 3-4 July 2021 – Road closure (Bury Council) Nursery Road (Junction with Lime Grove) – 26 July 2021, Road Closure (United Utilities) […]

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Next week is Carers Week

by timpickstone on 4 June, 2021

Carers Week, which runs from 7 to 13 June, is an annual campaign that recognises the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers – supporting family members and friends who are older, have a disability, mental or physical illness or need extra help as they grow older. This year everyone is urged to come together […]

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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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