Tim Pickstone

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Parklife is back in Heaton Park, later this year, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021. A separate concert (New Order), will take place in the same place on the Friday night, 10 September 2021. ACCESS TO HEATON PARKThe Papal field and its surrounding area will be fenced off for the event-build between 25th […]

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Answers to Questions

by timpickstone on 30 July, 2021

Earlier this week was the regular meeting of Bury’s Full Council and as ever your local Councillors were busy asking questions of the Council Leadership on issues from bins, traffic flow or the Prestwich Memorial Wall. Prestwich Memorial WallCouncillor Michael Powell asked about the Prestwich Memorial Wall, which lists honours by name the local people […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2021

by timpickstone on 2 July, 2021

Please see below the significant roadworks currently scheduled for the Prestwich area for July 2021. The full list can be found here Junction of Poppythorn Lane, Glebelands Road and Nursery Road, Prestwich – 3-4 July 2021 – Road closure (Bury Council) Nursery Road (Junction with Lime Grove) – 26 July 2021, Road Closure (United Utilities) […]

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Next week is Carers Week

by timpickstone on 4 June, 2021

Carers Week, which runs from 7 to 13 June, is an annual campaign that recognises the vital contribution of the UK’s unpaid carers – supporting family members and friends who are older, have a disability, mental or physical illness or need extra help as they grow older. This year everyone is urged to come together […]

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Prestwich Roadworks April 2021

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2021

Please see below schedule major roadworks in April in the Prestwich area. Not quite as bad as last month, but some disruption still on Hilton Lane and Bury Old Road in particular. The full list, including more minor works, can be found here. Hilton Lane roadworks continue…. 13th April Multi-way signals at the end of Sandy […]

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Around 23,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been given across the four Bury community vaccination centres in Prestwich, Radcliffe, Bury Town Hall’s Elizabethan Suite and Ramsbottom. The centres are focussing on offering the first dose of the vaccination, to people within the first four priority groups that have been set nationally, by mid-February. This […]

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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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