Councillor Steve Wright

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

Funding – Ambition for Ageing

by stevewright on 26 September, 2016

Ambition for Ageing in Bury is part of a Greater Manchester programme to create age friendly places with strong community connections and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. The programme will enable people aged 50 plus to be at the heart of designing the places they live. Groundwork will be delivering the […]

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Poems for people in Prestwich

by stevewright on 26 September, 2016

A new weekly poetry reading group at Prestwich Library starts on Friday 30 September (1pm to 1.45pm). Qualified teacher Paul Murphy will lead the group in looking at poems and exchanging ideas and opinions. These free sessions are for adults, and there’s no need to book. For more information call Prestwich Library on 0161 253 […]

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In our latest party political broadcast, Tim Farron speaks about his background, his upbringing and what drives him. You can watch Tim’s speech at the end of Lib Dem Party Conference here: Join us here.

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Reporting Back: Obesity and Sports Participation

by stevewright on 26 September, 2016

The media has been full recently of reports of an increase in obesity, particularly childhood obesity, across the country. We have also seen the brilliant success of Team GM athletes in both the Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio. Following on from this, at the last full meeting of Bury Council the Lib Dem team […]

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Victoria Wood’s Brother at Bury Council Meeting

by stevewright on 26 September, 2016

THE brother of the late comedian Victoria Wood, Chris Foote Wood, addressed councillors at the most recent full meeting of Bury Council. Chris Foote Wood has been leading a campaign to raise £20,000 for a lifelike statue of the Prestwich-born comedian who died in April aged 62 after losing her battle with cancer. The latest […]

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No more Bury South Constituency?

by stevewright on 13 September, 2016

Bury South Parliamentary Constituency would disappear under proposals announced today by the Boundary Commission for England. Instead we would see Prestwich paired with Middleton, to create a new “Prestwich and Middleton” constituency. Middleton and Prestwich existed as a constituency for most of the last century, abolished in 1983 when Bury South was created.  The good news […]

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Holyrood Road Empty Properties

by stevewright on 13 September, 2016

Just to update residents on the empty property on Holyrood Road (between Heys Road and Bury Old Road). This property has been providing a nuisance to neighbours both on Holyrood Road and also behind on Willingdon Drive for some years. The Council has recently had significant success in the courts with the owner of the […]

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Kingfisher Trail Event 24 September 2016

by stevewright on 13 September, 2016

Saturday 24 September 2016 sees a free event in Clifton Country Park as part of the ‘Kingfisher Trail’ The free event is from 11:00am – 4:00pm, organisers say: “Join us at Clifton Country Park as we gather together our friends from across the Kingfisher Trail and Greater Manchester for a day of fun in recognition […]

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Bury 10K Road Closures 18 September 2016

by stevewright on 13 September, 2016

There are significant road closures and restrictions on Sunday 18 September 2016 for the first every Bury 10K Run. More than 1,000 runners will start and finish close to The Rock. The run gets under way at 9.30am and the majority of the closures start at 8.30am. Routes will open on a rolling timetable as […]

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New Planning Application: Droughts Lane

by stevewright on 13 September, 2016

A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Two storey extension at side 7 Droughts Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2ST Ref. No: 60546 Received: Mon 05 Sep 2016 Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The details will be on the […]

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