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GMSF – Next Draft not till summer 2020…..

by timpickstone on 23 September, 2019

Greater Manchester’s Council leaders have announced that the next draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) will definitely be delayed to summer 2020. Over 60,000 comments on the latest draft were received and the Council Leaders say that they will use the next six months to have ‘further engagement’ on the main issues. The […]

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Reporting Back: Planning Committee

by timpickstone on 4 June, 2019

On the 21 May was the monthly meeting of Bury Planning Control Committee. This is the meeting made up of the 11 Councillors who represent various wards of the borough of Bury. The committee determines planning applications for certain major developments and others where objections have been received.  Councillor Cristina Tegolo reports: Prior to the Committee meeting, […]

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Voting – Information Information

by prestwichfocus on 3 April, 2018

Important Local elections take place on 3 May 2018, so now is s good time to make sure you are registered to vote. Poll cards are being sent to all those who are currently on the electoral register. If you have not received a poll card in a couple of weeks, please contact 0161 253 […]

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Consultation: What will replace the Walk-In Centre?

by prestwichfocus on 30 January, 2018

Bury’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group is yet again consulting on the future of the Walk-In Centres. Readers will remember news in December – fairly simplistically reported by the press as ‘Walk-In Centres Saved’, though now we have a bit more information the truth is not quite so simple. What are the facts: Bury is going […]

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Prestwich Liberal Democrat councillor Tim Pickstone is to swim the equivalent of an English Channel Crossing during October 2017 to raise funds for the Medical Aid Charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders). Click image to watch video   Tim is swimming the equivalent of an English Channel crossing in local swimming pools throughout October […]

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A community fund has been created to support local communities affected by the attack at the Manchester Arena on 22nd May 2017. The fund will assist local groups and organisations to host events and manage initiatives to counter hate and emerging unrest, and should look to promote cohesion within communities. Any events should be inclusive, […]

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Have Your Say on local Pharmacy Services

by prestwichfocus on 27 June, 2017

Across Bury the NHS (Clinical Commissioning Group), the Council and the ‘Healthwatch’ group are reviewing the different ways in which pharmacies (‘chemists’) can help the public to access medicines or provide services which will target specific health problems for the local community. To do this they want to hear about your experiences of using a […]

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Bury Town Centre Purple Flag Status

by prestwichfocus on 21 June, 2017

Bury continues to be the only town in Greater Manchester to fly a nighttime economy “Purple Flag” a town and city centre award – similar to the Green Flag for Parks and Blue Flag for beaches – which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town and city centres between 6pm and […]

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