Councillor Steve Wright

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

A new, innovative, ‘Red Bag’ scheme has launched across Bury to ensure care home residents receive quick, personalised and effective treatment should they be admitted to hospital in an emergency. The scheme, which launches this month, will see care homes for the elderly in Bury provide their residents with a Red Bag. The Red Bag […]

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Reporting Back: Heaton Park Parking Issues

by stevewright on 17 October, 2018

Earlier in the month your local councillors met with Heaton Park managers and representatives from Bury Council’s Highways team to look at some of the problems with parking in the residential areas around Heaton Park. The concerns we raised were around the significant parking problems that residents can experience who live near to the park. […]

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Reporting Back: Heaton Park Parking Issues

by stevewright on 17 October, 2018

Earlier in the month your local councillors met with Heaton Park managers and representatives from Bury Council’s Highways team to look at some of the problems with parking in the residential areas around Heaton Park. The concerns we raised were around the significant parking problems that residents can experience who live near to the park. […]

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Bury Libraries and Archives has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation, the UK standard for archive services. Throughout the UK there are 2,500 archives.141 archives have gained accreditation meaning that Bury has joined the top 5% of services to earn this prestigious award. Archives Service Accreditation defines good practice and standards and supports the development of […]

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Bury Libraries and Archives has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation, the UK standard for archive services. Throughout the UK there are 2,500 archives.141 archives have gained accreditation meaning that Bury has joined the top 5% of services to earn this prestigious award. Archives Service Accreditation defines good practice and standards and supports the development of […]

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Healthwatch Bury Public Meeting 22 October 2018

by stevewright on 17 October, 2018

Just to let people know about Healthwatch Bury’s upcoming public meeting to be held on Monday, 22nd October 2-4pm at Bury Unitarian Church, Bank Street, Bury, BL9 0ND The meeting will include updates on Fairfield General Hospital and BARDOC (the organisation which runs the current Walk-In centres).

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National Hate Crime Awareness Week

by stevewright on 17 October, 2018

This week is National Hate Crime Awareness Week. The week aims to bring people together, to stand with those affected by hate crime, to remember those we have lost, and support those who need our ongoing support. Hate crimes are any crimes that are targeted at a person because of hostility or prejudice towards that […]

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The Third Tram Campaign

by stevewright on 10 October, 2018

Have you signed our petition yet to bring a THIRD tram to Prestwich and Whitefield? In 2020 a third tram will be coming up the Bury line. Current proposals are that this tram will be terminating at Crumpsall, despite pretty severe overcrowding further north on the line. We’re campaigning to bring this third tram up […]

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World Mental Health Day 10 October 2018

by stevewright on 9 October, 2018

This year’s World Mental Health Day focuses on young people in a changing world. Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. Depression is one of the most common diseases in teenagers and suicide is the leading cause of death for people between 5-19 years […]

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Military memorabilia sought for TV roadshow

by stevewright on 9 October, 2018

ITV’s Granada Reports WW1 Roadshow will be at Bury Market at 9am on Wednesday 17th October. To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, Granada Reports reporter Paul Crone, a camera crew and a team of historical experts will be on hand as part of a special show to be televised […]

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