Councillor Steve Wright

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

Greater Manchester Councils are currently consulting on proposals to provide land for 225,000 new houses over the next 25 years. This includes releasing a significant amount of Green Belt land in the Prestwich area to build 3,400 homes. For further information on the consultation please visit http://ift.tt/2fLMEqp Watch this short video:   Copies of the […]

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Prestwich Winter Fair Longfield Suite

by stevewright on 29 November, 2016

11 December 2016, 10am – 4pm The perfect place to find a place to find that unique festive gift! Showcasing local retailers, designers, crafts and gifts with great food, drink and family entertainment! FREE entry with charitable donation to SuperJosh. 0161 253 7227. http://ift.tt/2gB4Uns

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Phillips Park Volunteer Action Day 3 December

by stevewright on 29 November, 2016

3 December 2016, 10am – 4pm – Philips Park Volunteer Action, The Barn Countryside Centre, Philips Park: Clearing paths around the Formal Garden, trimming box hedge, cutting back bramble. Our agreement with Bury Council to manage The Barn includes monthly task sessions. There is always other work to do if you don’t fancy the main […]

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1 December World AIDS Day

by stevewright on 29 November, 2016

World AIDS Day is held across the world on 1 December. Over 100,000 people are living with HIV in the UK. Globally there are an estimated 34 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more than 35 million people have died of HIV or AIDS, making it one […]

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Carer Feedback Group: Share Your Views

by stevewright on 22 November, 2016

Bury Council is inviting carers to participate in an information discussion group in order to gain your views on a carer awareness training package and a self help care tool. The session is on 6 December 2016 at The Adult Learning Centre, Haymarket Street, Bury town centre from 2.00pm. More information from Caroline Malvern ecc.sdu@bury.gov.uk

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Exhibition of Textiles at Studio Church Prestwich

by stevewright on 22 November, 2016

The latest exhibition oat the ‘Studio Church’ (Bailey Street/Heaton Street junction) is “Textiles by Ella – A Retrospective by Eleanor Poston”. This runs from: 26 November – 16 December 2016. Admission is free. Eleanor is a Prestwich textile artist and embroiderer, creating a range of work including pictures, panels, and wall hangings. She works with […]

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This Autumn Statement comes at a time when our economy is in turmoil, our public services are in crisis and people and businesses are struggling to keep afloat. Liberal Democrats want to see a statement that seeks to provide confidence and reassurance- to our health services, to workers and to businesses. The Government needs to […]

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Warning: Beware Council Tax Refund Promise

by stevewright on 22 November, 2016

Residents are being warned to beware unsolicited emails and phone calls urging them to claim a Council Tax refund. Bury Council has been phoned by a number of people who were asked, allegedly by HMRC, for their bank details or told to click on a link to claim the refund. Do not provide any details […]

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Hunter’s Grill Late License Application Withdrawn

by stevewright on 22 November, 2016

Many thanks to the large number of residents who got in touch about the application by ‘Hunters Grill’ on Heywood Road (near the Metrolink Bridge) to have a new licence to serve food until 4am. A lot of residents got in touch extremely concerned about the proposals and how inappropriate they were for that area. […]

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Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved!

by stevewright on 15 November, 2016

Anti-Bullying Week – Get Involved! This week schools, colleges, parents, carers, children and young adults unite to say a big ‘NO’ to bullying. Of course it’s important to tackle bullying all year round! But this week is a special chance to draw everyone’s attention to bullying. So we can take individual and collective efforts to […]

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