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Road Resurfacing Plans

by timpickstone on 29 July, 2020

Bury Council has announced the next phase of roads that will be resurfaced. This includes a number of roads in the Prestwich area. Thank you to residents who have raised many of these roads with us. Roads to be resurfaced in the next phase in the Prestwich area are: Heywood Road (Hampden Road to Park […]

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Answers to Questions: Joint Authorities

by timpickstone on 21 July, 2020

At the latest full meeting of Bury Council, we asked questions to the Joint Authorities on GMSF, Stop and Search and Metrolink Revenue Councillor Michael Powell – GMSFDo the existing plans to proceed with the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework remain intact and if so, when will the timetable for next steps and further consultation with […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2020

by timpickstone on 30 June, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in July 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Bury New Road (near Woodhill Drive) lane closures, and Woodhill Drive / Overbook Drive (road closures) 14 July – 8 August 2020 (Cadent Gas). Bury Old Road (junction […]

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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 11 June, 2020

The regular meeting of 2 Bury’s Planning Control Committee took place on 26 May 2020. 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; Bury Planning Control […]

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Prestwich Roadworks June 2020

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2020

Please see below details of the main roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in June 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here Bury Old Road at the junction with Nursery Road. ‘Give and Take’ from 12 to 16 June 2020 (BT) Woodhill Drive, Overbrook Drive and the area of Bury Old […]

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Changes to 98 Bus

by timpickstone on 1 May, 2020

The 98 bus route through parts of Prestwich is being reduced to 2 hourly during evenings, Sunday and bank holidays. The last bus time is unchanged. The change is from 3 May 2020. Residents will also have seen some changes to the 95 and 93 buses in April: 93/93A (Prestwich – Carr Clough – Manchester) – […]

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Some Recycling Centres will reopen on Saturday 2nd May following social distancing guidelines.  Across Greater Manchester some recycling centres will re-open on Saturday 2 May 2020. This includes the Lumns Lane in Salford and Cemetary Road in Radcliffe. However, significant restrictions remain in place: You will ONLY be able to take bagged general waste (rubbish […]

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£10,000 from the delegated budgets of councillors across Bury has gone towards supporting food banks across the Borough. Councillors are each allocated £1,500 a year to distribute to community groups and projects in their ward, but because of unspent monies it has been possible to make this joint donation because of the special circumstances we […]

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Calls for Frontline Support Package for key workers

by timpickstone on 20 April, 2020

The Liberal Democrats have launched calls for the Government to support their ‘Frontline Support Package’, a five-point plan to give frontline workers the support they need and the recognition they deserve as they get us through this appalling coronavirus crisis.  The package, includes measures to scale up the procurement of PPE as well as a frontline service reward. This would […]

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Care Homes, Local Update

by timpickstone on 16 April, 2020

A lot of people have raised concerns about how care homes are coping during the current coronavirus crisis. The following information has been shared with Councillors in Bury and will hopefully let people know what is happening locally. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you think there are points that we need […]

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