View more tweets

Read more on this

View more tweets

Read more on this

Archive for the ‘postholyroodtop’ Category

Away for the General Election?

by timpickstone on 27 April, 2017

As readers will know we have another election this year, a General Election on Thursday 8 June 2017. If you’re thinking of being away, or would prefer to vote by post then you need to fill in this form to register for a postal vote. Anyone can sign up for a postal vote. (Deadline 23 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Happy Easter, Happy Passover

by timpickstone on 11 April, 2017

Just to wish residents a Happy Easter, and a Happy Passover. Passover started last night (Monday, 10 April and ends in the evening of Tuesday, 18 April 2017). All of our local churches have special services and activities over the weekend. More information: Our Lady of Grace, St Mary’s, St Margaret’s and St George’s (Simister), […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Greater Manchester Spatial Framework Phase 2 DELAYED

by timpickstone on 4 April, 2017

Greater Manchester Councils have annoyed that the Phase 2 consultation on the “Greater Manchester Spatial Framework” is to be delayed until September 2017 – partially due to the huge number of the responses from members of the public received (over 25,000). Although the delay is good news, it certainly doesn’t the issue has been won. […]

Read more    Leave a comment

If you know an individual or community group that is making an outstanding contribution to a community in our borough, please show your appreciation by nominating them for an award from the following categories: · Outstanding Contribution to a Township · Young Person or Young Persons’ Group · Volunteer of the Year This year there […]

Read more    Leave a comment

BBC to Make Series on Life of Victoria Wood

by timpickstone on 21 March, 2017

BBC One will air a six-part series, ‘Our Friend Victoria’, dedicated to Prestwich-born Victoria Wood. ‘ Shane Allen, controller, BBC Comedy Commissioning, said: “Victoria was unparalleled in what she achieved as a creator, writer, character actress, sketch and sitcom performer, director, singer, songwriter and stand-up – she did the lot with a unique humour and […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Prestwich Tops Poll in Youth Parliament Election

by timpickstone on 14 March, 2017

Three young people from Prestwich have topped the poll in the elections for Bury’s reps to the national ‘Youth Parliament’. Students across Bury (aged 11-18), had ten candidates to choose from with 7,403 young people voting. Numair Khalid of Parrenthorn High School was elected as Bury’s Member of the Youth Parliament (MYP) with 1,459 votes, and his two […]

Read more    Leave a comment

If you know an individual or community group that is making an outstanding contribution to a community in our borough, please show your appreciation by nominating them for an award: · Outstanding Contribution to a Township · Young Person or Young Persons’ Group · Volunteer of the Year · Best Community Project funded by the […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Bury New Road – Roadworks Start in March

by timpickstone on 28 February, 2017

Work is set to start on the narrowing of Bury New Road through Prestwich Village shortly with trial excavation works in March, and the main works starting in April, expected to take 35 weeks. It is Generally, work will take place between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, and 8am to 2pm on Saturday – […]

Read more    3 Comments

Metrolink Second City Crossing opens Sunday

by timpickstone on 21 February, 2017

Services are due to start running on the ‘second city crossing’ in Manchester from Sunday 26 February 2017, with a new network map for Metrolink services. Bury line services remain (what they always were) Bury-Altrincham and Bury-Piccadilly, and all our trams will use the existing route through Shudehill and Market Street. Services will be: Altrincham – […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Walk-In Centre Closure Formal Consultation

by timpickstone on 13 February, 2017

Bury’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group is now formally consulting the public on the closure of Prestwich and Bury Walk-In Centres. The Governing Body of NHS Bury CCG have agreed a ‘redesign of urgent care services’, which includes closing the Walk-In Centres at its last meeting – following the initial public consultation. Members of the public […]

Read more    Leave a comment