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Greater Manchester High Sheriff Young Citizen Award

by timpickstone on 8 December, 2020

Our nominations are being requested for the Greater Manchester High Sheriff Young Citizen’s Award. Young people play a huge role in making local communities safer and better places to live and it is extremely important that we recognise and celebrate their achievements.  The exceptional young people of Greater Manchester have demonstrated their commitment to social action, […]

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Views sought on future of North Manchester Hospital

by timpickstone on 8 December, 2020

Local people’s views are being sought on the future of North Manchester General Hosptial (Crumpsall). Manchester Universities Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the hospital, is seeking our views on its proposals to redevelop the site. The plans include: Healthcare – a replacement acute hospital and modern mental health hospitalWellbeing – delivery of modern, integrated community health, care […]

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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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Prestwich Roadworks December 2020

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

There are no road closures or high impact road works planned in Prestwich in December (!). Nearby roadworks that may affect people are listed below. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. – Radcliffe New Road in Whitefield, multi-way signals until 12 December 2020 (Electricity North West).– Bury New Road in Salford, […]

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Bury Town of Culture Online Programme

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

A Christmas feast of online entertainment will bring festive cheer to residents despite the ongoing restrictions on live performances. Bury, as the first Greater Manchester Town of Culture, became the centre for live entertainment during lockdown when the The Met played host to United We Stream – and now it’s back! The first event is […]

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Christmas Appeal: Wood Street Mission

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

This year we are supporting the appeal from Wood Street Mission to provide Christmas presents for struggling families. They need your help this year more than ever before, to help with Christmas after such a tough year. Wood Street Mission need donations of:– New toys, games, books or other gifts suitable for children up to 14– Children’s […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward November 2020

by timpickstone on 17 November, 2020

Please see below planning applications that have been received in the last month. Please let us know if you have any queries or points you would like us to raise. Loft conversion incorporating rear dormer and rooflights to front elevation  24 Ferndene Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2RBRef. No: 66164 | Received: Mon 09 Nov 2020 | Validated: Fri 13 […]

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Bury Art Museum is presenting a charity postcard exhibition and silent auction at Kwoff Window Gallery on Silver Street, Bury. Some 99 artworks are on display in a variety of media – ink, pencil, watercolour, felt tip, collage, crayon, biro and paint – and can be viewed by passers-by until 5 December. People are invited […]

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Click, collect, read – libraries are open for borrowing

by timpickstone on 17 November, 2020

Bury’s four libraries are remaining opening during the national lockdown for readers to borrow and return books. Customers can go online to order books at www.bury.gov.uk/orderbooks and collect them from branches. Library members may also reserve their choice of book at https://bury.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/default.  A limited number of computer session are also available at Radcliffe, Ramsbottom and Prestwich libraries, which […]

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Help for Local Businesses

by timpickstone on 17 November, 2020

Local businesses forced to close by the national coronavirus lockdown can apply for funding to help them through the latest financial difficulties. Bury has been allocated £3 million to distribute to eligible companies who pay business rates, covering the period from 5 November to 2 December. Local Restrictions Support Grants provide financial help to businesses […]

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