Councillor Steve Wright

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

Away for the General Election?

by prestwichfocus on 27 April, 2017

As readers will know we have another election this year, a General Election on Thursday 8 June 2017. If you’re thinking of being away, or would prefer to vote by post then you need to fill in this form to register for a postal vote. Anyone can sign up for a postal vote. (Deadline 23 […]

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Prestwich Area Roadworks May 2017

by prestwichfocus on 27 April, 2017

You can get a list of all the roadworks happening in Prestwich (or any area of Greater Manchester) here. For information the site is listing YELLOW and RED warnings for May 2017 for both Bury Old Road AND Bury New Road (though obviously the Bury New Road works seem to be a little behind schedule….) […]

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Multiple Delays in Prestwich High Street Roadworks

by prestwichfocus on 27 April, 2017

Following on from questions from Prestwich Liberal Democrat councillors, the reasons for the delays in the start of the roadworks on the A56 through Prestwich village have been revealed: According to the Council: “- The main contractor struggled with resources to meet the original start date. – Trial holes have demonstrated that some tree positions […]

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Diary Date: Prestwich Clough Day

by prestwichfocus on 19 April, 2017

Prestwich Clough Day is a FREE Annual Event held from 12pm – 5pm in St Mary’s Flower Park and outside The Church Inn, Church Lane. This year’s event takes place on Sunday 21 May 2017, with activities, concessions. countryside Groups. displays. entertainment and local groups. More information: http://www.prestwichclough.co.uk

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Heaton Park Update

by stevewright on 11 April, 2017

Last month local Lib Dem Councillors had a regular ‘catch up’ with the Manager of Heaton Park, joined this time by the Community Impact Manager for the Parklife Festival. There is a lot happening in the Park at the moment which we wanted to feed back to you. Please do not hesitate to get in […]

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

by stevewright on 11 April, 2017

A small, but important, measure which was championed by the Liberal Democrats in the Coalition Government, came into effect last week. When Jo Swinson was Minister for Equalities, she introduced the requirement for companies with more than 250 employees to report on their gender pay gap (the difference between what men get paid and what […]

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NHS – Know what’s open this Easter

by stevewright on 11 April, 2017

Only on weekends and bank holidays are GP services limited. On all other days surgeries are open from 8am to 6.30pm as normal. Saturday, 15th April is normal working day for pharmacies and so pharmacists will be open as normal. Pharmacists offer expert health advice and recommend over-the-counter medicines that offer relief from the most […]

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Interview Skills Classes

by stevewright on 11 April, 2017

As part of the Big Lottery funded project ‘No Barriers’ there is a short course in Interview Techniques being offered at Radcliffe Works, staffed by Bury College staff. This course is offered free of charge for unemployed adults. Details of the course and the No Barriers project are attached for information. If you would like […]

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover

by stevewright on 11 April, 2017

Just to wish residents a Happy Easter, and a Happy Passover. Passover started last night (Monday, 10 April and ends in the evening of Tuesday, 18 April 2017). All of our local churches have special services and activities over the weekend. More information: Our Lady of Grace, St Mary’s, St Margaret’s and St George’s (Simister), […]

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Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem, say the Mental Health Foundation. This Mental Health Awareness Week, 8-14 May 2017, is going to look at mental health from a new angle. Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, they will seek to uncover […]

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