Councillor Steve Wright

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

Reporting Back: Prestwich Village Regeneration Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2018

Last week a second meeting around took place around the regeneration of the Prestwich village area. The meeting heard presentations from Bury Council, the development company which has signed up to redevelop the area and their planning consultants. The Mayor of Greater Manchester also spoke as part of Greater Manchester’s ‘Town Centre Challenge’ project, of […]

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LEGO Club at Bury Library

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

There is a LEGO Club at Bury Library during August for children to be inspired to build, create and imagine. The sessions are for children aged 5+ and cost 50p per child. Youngsters must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Dates and times: Wednesday 1 August (1.30pm to 3.30pm) Saturday 4 August (10.30am to noon) […]

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New Service around Employment and Health

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

A new service has been launched to support those looking for employment, new skills and looking after their health. The service, which aims to provide all this guidance under one roof, is provided by Shaw Trust, Bury Adult Learning, Economic Development, InWork GM, The Mosses Centre, National Careers Service, Bury College, Six Town Housing and […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in August are: – Heywood Road just north of Bury Old Road – 2 way signals between Bury Old Road and No.214 AND between Parrenthorn Road and Corday Lane from 30 July to 9 September) (This is […]

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Eccles Line Closed for two weeks

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Information for residents who use the Metrolink through to Eccles. The line (Cornbrook to Eccles) is closing for two weeks 28 July – 9 August 2018. The closure is to enable work to take place that will link the new Trafford Park line, currently under construction, with the existing Metrolink network at Pomona. During the […]

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Six Town Housing Summer Roadshow

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Each year Six Town Housing host summer roadshows across the borough of Bury for tenants and the community. This year, our roadshows are being themed around digital inclusion, youth participation and women in construction. We’re having 5 roadshows on the following dates / locations: Tuesday 24th July – Hoyles Park, Bury Tuesday 31st July – […]

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GMSF New Timetable – next proposals in October

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Greater Manchester’s Council Leaders are set to agree a revised timetable for the publication of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework plans. The next set of proposals, a Consultation Draft, will be agreed by the GM Combined Authority at its meeting at the end of October, followed by a 12 week consultation. Consultation on the next […]

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Free session for people with Hearing Loss

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Health experts will provide free information about tinnitus and hearing loss at a free session on Monday 6 August. It will be held atthe Green Room, Textile Hall (next to Bury Library), and anyone is free to drop in between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. For further information call the Inclusion Officer on 0161 253 7512.

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400 new homes on Radcliffe Paper Mill site

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

A formal outline planning application has now been received by the council for up to 400 homes on the former East Lancashire Paper Mill site in Radcliffe. The application envisages family housing involving a mix of detached, semi-detached and terraced properties together with some apartments To view the planning application and its supporting documents, click […]

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Linked to the 70th birthday of the health service, NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding a Big7Tea event where local people can come along, have a cuppa and hear about social opportunities happening now across Bury that could have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. The CCG is hosting a Big7Tea […]

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