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Youth MP shortlisted for National Award

by timpickstone on 7 February, 2009

One of Bury’s Youth MP’s, and a local resident of our area, Catherine Rawsthorne, was short listed for two prizes at the Youth Parliament Awards which took place on 28 January at the Palace of Westminster. There are over 500 Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs) across the country and the annual Youth Parliament Awards have […]

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Holocaust Memorial Service

by timpickstone on 28 January, 2009

Last night I had the honour of playing a very small part in Bury’s Holocaust Memorial Service. The service took place on Holocaust Memorial Day, the anniversary of the date of the liberation of Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Representatives of the three political parties on Bury Council each signed a commitment on the Day, as […]

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Prestwich Local Area Partnership

by timpickstone on 16 May, 2008

Last night was the first meeting of the Prestwich Local Area Partnership for the new municipal year. This is the body that brings together the nine local councillors in Prestwich (who are all Lib Dems now!), key partners like the police, NHS and fire service and community representatives from business, charities and local groups. The […]

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Polefield/Cuckoo Lane Proposed Play Area

by timpickstone on 18 December, 2007

A consultation event for the proposed Heaton Park Schoo/Polefield Recreation Zone on Cuckoo Lane is proposed to take place on: 3.30PM ONWARDS WEDNESDAY 23 JANUARY at Heaton Park County Primary. The event is a “drop in” where members of the public can find out more, and comment on the proposals.   More details to follow.   […]

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More Say for Children and Young People

by timpickstone on 13 September, 2007

At the meeting of Bury Council’s Executive Committee on 12 September I raised the issue of how children and young people are to be involved in the decision making of the new Children’s Trust which comes into being on 1 October 2007. The new Trust will help bring together the services provided by different agecies […]

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