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Festwich in St Mary’s Park 27-28 July 2019

by timpickstone on 18 July, 2019

Just to let residents know that the “UK’s biggest free tribute act festival” returns to St Mary’s Park for the 8th time Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 July 2019. Two days of tribute acts including tributes to Prince, Coldplay and Duran Duran! Apparently tickets are sold out. More information here. Please let us know if […]

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Answers to Questions: Rubbish and Recycling

by timpickstone on 17 July, 2019

At the most recent full Council meeting of Bury Council, your Liberal Democrat team of councillors asked a number of questions regarding rubbish and recycling. Questions and Answers below: Councillor Cristina Tegolo asked about the number of households that have had their bins removed by the Council: “Could the Leader inform members how many households […]

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Bury Council’s Community Funding – Apply Now

by timpickstone on 16 July, 2019

Bury Council’s ‘Pitch’ Community Funding is for constituted and non-constituted groups, special interest groups and residents who are undertaking projects that will contribute to improving the health and well being of local people within their community. Projects must be delivered in the area identified for local residents and should be community led and demonstrate that […]

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Stop, Report, Talk – Scams Awareness Campaign

by timpickstone on 3 July, 2019

Bury Trading Standards is supporting the Citizens Advice campaign on scams awareness which is running over the next couple of weeks. This is a yearly campaign to highlight the dangers posed by scammers but also provide advice to keep people safe and feeling confident in what to do when they see a scam. Scams to […]

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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 3 July, 2019

Last week was the monthly meeting of Bury Planning Control Committee. 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: Details of all the planning applications […]

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Parklife – how was it for local residents?

by timpickstone on 12 June, 2019

Parklife weekend is over for another year (although we have one more separate concert this Saturday – the Courteeners on 15 June 2019). Your local councillors we are keen to get feedback from residents about the weekend, and also your ideas on things that could be done differently in the future, so that we can […]

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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 4 June, 2019

On the 21 May was the monthly meeting of Bury Planning Control Committee. This is the meeting made up of the 11 Councillors who represent 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: Prior to the Committee meeting, […]

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Parklife – Information for Local Residents

by timpickstone on 28 May, 2019

The Parklife festival, in Heaton Park, returns on 8 and 9 June 2019. Please note that this year there are ALSO concerns to be held in the same site on Friday 7 and Saturday 15 June 2019. As part of Parklife’s licence a “Community Impact Taskforce” has been put in place to reduce the impact […]

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Reporting Back: Annual Council and Mayor Making

by timpickstone on 20 May, 2019

Last week was the ‘Annual’ meeting of Bury Council. This is an important meeting, held each year following the local elections, to both elect the Leadership and committees for the Council for the following year, and to appoint the Mayor of the Borough. MayorThe new Mayor of Bury is Councillor Trevor Holt. Trevor is a […]

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Greater Manchester Councils recently submitted an outline case to Government for a ‘Clean Air’ charging zone for Greater Manchester which would charge buses, lorries, vans and taxis for driving on Greater Mancheter’s roads from 2021. (£100 a day for buses and lorries, £7.50 a day for taxis and vans.) One of our big concerns is […]

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