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Reporting Back: Bury Council Cabinet

by timpickstone on 19 March, 2019

Last Wednesday was the regular meeting of Bury Council’s Cabinet. This is the meeting made up of the eight Labour cabinet members. Opposition Group Leaders are invited to attend but not vote – Councillor Tim Pickstone reports: Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan We have previously reported on the Greater Manchester proposals for a Clean Air […]

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Incredibly Edible looking for Help

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Incredible Edible Prestwich and District (IEPAD) are looking for more people to get involved in their excellent work. They are looking for more help across their sites in Prestwich and Sedgley Park. If you have an interest in growing food, like fresh air and teamwork then this could be for you. You don’t need any […]

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Prestwich Area Crime Survey – Results

by timpickstone on 19 February, 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who responded to the Prestwich Crime Survey towards the end of last year and the start of 2019. We had a great response, both the post and online. What we were looking to find out is local people’s views on policing in the area, to help us best represent […]

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Spring into Volunteering – Prestwich Hospital Open Day

by timpickstone on 6 February, 2019

Prestwich Hospital have a volunteering open day “Spring into Volunteering” on Tuesday 12 March 2019 2-6pm. The Trust are looking for volunteers for their inpatient services at Prestwich hospital. This includes adult care services, young people’s services, the deaf service and substance misuse services. All welcome – more information from Noreen McCole 0161 271 0294.

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Answers to Questions: Tackling Loneliness

by prestwichfocus on 30 January, 2019

At the last full meeting of Bury Council, Liberal Democrat Councillor Mary D’Albert asked for an update on what the Council is doing to tackle loneliness amongst older people. Q. “Could the Leader of the Council inform members what work the Council is undertaking to identify, and to reduce, levels of loneliness in older people?” […]

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2019

by timpickstone on 8 January, 2019

A few less roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in January  are: – Hilton Lane (near Sandylands Drive) 20 January, 2 way traffic signals (T4GM) – Middleton Road, just south of Junction 19, lane closures on 25 January 2019 (T4GM) – North and south […]

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Christmas Opening Times

by timpickstone on 19 December, 2018

Opening times for many public services are different over the Christmas and New Year period. Bury Council Over Christmas and New Year, most Council offices will be closed to the public from 5pm on Friday 21 December until Wednesday 2 January, unless stated otherwise in the information provided below. Throughout the Christmas and New Year period […]

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Prestwich Roadworks December 2018

by timpickstone on 28 November, 2018

A few less roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in November are: – Fairfax Road (Bury Council) 3-4 December near the bridge with some carriageway incursions. – Scholes Lane (near Ostritch Lane) 30 Nov-4 Dec (Virgin Media) – Hilton Lane (near to Sandylands) 2-way […]

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Early Bird reduced Metrolink Tickets

by timpickstone on 14 November, 2018

A pilot Metrolink offer launched on Monday. These ‘Early Bird’ products are aiming to reduce congestion by encouraging travel at times where there is less overcrowding. The reduced prices are available every weekday until Christmas Eve but only on the ‘Get Me There’ smartphone app and must be purchased before 7am. There are two options: […]

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Public Transport in Prestwich – Survey Results

by timpickstone on 31 October, 2018

A huge thank you to the many local residents who took part in the online and postal survey on public transport in the Prestwich area. With congestion and air pollution two major issues affecting our area, having a good public transport system is vital. Many local people rely on our Metrolink and bus network to […]

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