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Update on Testing and Vacicnations

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Bury’s first community vaccination centre opened on Tuesday (15 Dec) at what was the Prestwich Walk-In centre on Fairfax Road. This is the first of several centres which will be set up across Bury over the coming weeks, in addition to those operating at hospitals for their patients. Bury residents aged 80 and above who […]

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TfGM Travel Guidelines

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

As Greater Manchester enters ‘Tier 3 restrictions from 2 December 2020, T4GM have issued these updated travel guidelines. Public transport services continue to operate as normal, and that you can and should continue to travel in Greater Manchester – for work, to shop, to socialise outside in public spaces – and for many other reasons.  […]

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A56 Cycle Lane to nowhere…

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2020

Bury Council has announced its not going to complete the ‘pop-up’ cycle lane down the A56 on Bury New Road. The Government has given Bury Council money, to make cycling and walking easier during the Coronavirus pandemic, and the Council announced that a segregated cycle lane would be introduced right through Prestwich on the A56 […]

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Covid-19 Update and Local Testing Options

by timpickstone on 9 October, 2020

Bury Council and NHS have issued the following update on Covid-19 cases in Bury (8 October 2020) The four-week summary in Bury: Week ending 3 October: infection rate 277.5 (530 new cases) Week ending 26 September: infection rate 224.6 (429 new cases) Week ending 19 September: infection rate 165.5 (316 new cases) Week ending 12 […]

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Coronavirus Update

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2020

Bury Council has published an up to date Coronavirus Update (correct on 1 October 2020). The full briefing can be downloaded here. New information includes: Latest dataWith 367 new cases recorded in the seven days to 26 September, Bury’s infection rate has risen from 165.45 per 100,00 to 192.16 per 100,000 and remains one of […]

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Prestwich Scarecrow Festival – Winners

by timpickstone on 2 September, 2020

Well done to everyone who took part in the Prestwich Scarecrow Fesival and competition in recent weeks. A special thank you to our local police team here in Prestwich who have worked so hard to make the event work. There were three shortlisted winners who went forward to a public vote on Facebook, with the […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2020

by timpickstone on 29 July, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in August 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Kersal Valley Road / Moor Lane junction – Multi-Way signals until 5th August 2020 (Electricity North West) Scholes Lane / Hilton Lane / Bury New Road junction – […]

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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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