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Holyrood Ward Community Grants 2019-20

by timpickstone on 22 January, 2020

Just to let residents know the outcome of the Holyrood Ward Community Grants programme for 2019-20. All Councillors in Bury are given a small budget to help with community projects in their area. Here in Holyrood Ward, we pooled all our budgets together to create a ‘Holyrood Ward Community Fund’ and asked you to apply […]

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Falls Prevention Talk 27 January 2020

by timpickstone on 21 January, 2020

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting elderly local residents and trust members to a free talk at Rochdale Infirmary, which will give advice about how older people can prevent falls at home and keep fit and healthy in old age. The NCA’s Integrated Neighbourhood Team based at Rochdale Infirmary, which specialises in […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward January 2020

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2020

Just two planning applications in the last month. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Prior notification of single storey rear extension 285 Heywood Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2RARef. No: 65049 | Received: Mon 06 Jan 2020 | Validated: Mon 06 Jan 2020 | Status: Awaiting decision Single storey rear extension; Removal of garage to be replaced with two […]

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Changes to Household Waste Recycling Centres

by timpickstone on 7 January, 2020

Important changes are coming into effect at all Household Waste Recycling Centres (tips) in Greater Manchester from February. In summary: • Trade waste is not permitted at any of the sites, they are for household waste only for residents living in any of the nine boroughs of Greater Manchester (excluding Wigan). • From February 2020, […]

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Christmas Information and Bin Collections

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2019

Information for residents on Council services over the Christmas and New Year period, including changes to bin collection days. BinsAcross Bury there will be some changes to bin collection dates over the two-week festive period. A date change leaflet and a new collection calendar is delivered to all households prior to Christmas. Bin collection date […]

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Heaton Park Update

by timpickstone on 19 November, 2019

Last week local Councillors Cristina Tegolo and Tim Pickstone met with the Heaton Park Manager to discuss a number of issues around the park, in particular as they affect Prestwich residents who live around the park. ParklifeWe discussed issues around the impact of Parklife on neighbouring areas, particularly a number of critical areas which have […]

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Six planning applications in the last month. Please note the application for a variation of planning permission for the row of former commercial buildings opposite Transformations on Bury Old Road, and the application for a temporary wider access point to the Heaton Park reservoir on Heywood Road. Please just let us know if you have […]

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Heaton Park Bonfire 5 November 2019

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2019

Heaton Park is one of the largest bonfire night attractions int he North West. The bonfire will be lit at 7.30pm, followed by fireworks. Organisers are urging vistors to Stay safe: please do not bring your own fireworks, sparklers or alcohol. All bags will be checked and any such items confiscated on entry. Please wear appropriate […]

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Changes to Parking Restrictions St Margaret’s Road

by timpickstone on 21 October, 2019

Just to let residents know of some changes to parking at the start of St Margaret’s Road (the Bury Old Road end). In response to concerns from residents we have worked with the Council to reduce the amount of short-stay parking, to allow a little more parking for residents. Short stay parking is useful to […]

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Last month was the regular meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Corporate Issues and Reform Scrutiny Committee. This month the meeting largely focussed on issues around the Fire Service. Prestwich councillor Tim Pickstone is one of Bury’s representatives on the Committee, and is also the Committee Chair this year. Tim reports: Greater Manchester […]

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