Councillor Steve Wright

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At all meetings of Bury’s FulL Council the team of Liberal Democrat councillors use our maximum entitlement to ask questions of the Councils Leadership. Questions at the most recent meeting included: Could the Leader of the Council please inform members now many school crossing patrols are currently not operational, and how many others do not […]

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Young people aged 14 to 18 could enjoy the trip of a lifetime and represent Bury in the International Youth Sports Festival. The event gives talented boys and girls the chance to compete against those from Bury’s twinned and friendship towns in European countries, and experience new cultures and make lifelong friends. This year’s festival […]

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Public Meeting: Is Brexit Inevitable?

by prestwichfocus on 13 February, 2018

Bury Liberal Democrats have organised a public meeting, open to all, to look at some of the current issues around leaving the European Union under the title ‘Is Brexit Inevitable’. Wednesday 14 March 2018. 6.30 for 7.00pm Our Lady of Grace Church Hall Fairfax Road Prestwich.  The keynote ‘”Is Brexit Inevitable?” will be given by […]

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Change to 96 Bus on Sundays

by prestwichfocus on 13 February, 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester are proposing a change to the 96 bus service on Sundays only. The Sunday route currently serves Prestwich however, due to the timetable is no longer achievable and is causing reliability issues. The recommendation is that the service no longer serves Prestwich meaning there would be no service on Sundays linking […]

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10 Groups Share £13,500 of Parklife Funds

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

Ten groups are to share nearly £13,000 from the funds raised by Parklife in 2017. These grants were made following consideration of applications by the nine Prestwich councillors: Prestwich Plodders. £1,150.20 The Fed, £1,437.97 Jigsaw, £1,120.44 Shomrim Prestwich Community Safety, £1,500.00 Friends of Forest Park £1,500.00 Prestwich Arts Festival, £1,500.00 Prestwich Methodist Youth Association – […]

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Creative Living Centre seeks new Trustees

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

Do you have the skills and experience to become a trustee for an award winning local mental health charity? Since 1997 the Creative Living Centre has supported adults experiencing mental health problems through an integrated set of activities, therapies and courses, providing a service which our members have described as life changing and, at times, […]

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Prestwich Roadworks February 2018

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

A full update on roadworks in Prestwich on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) Significant roadworks this month are: – What it says is road closure on Fairfax Road from 25 February – 11 March – will will find out more about what this exactly means and let people know in advance. – 2 sets of […]

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Consultation: What will replace the Walk-In Centre?

by prestwichfocus on 30 January, 2018

Bury’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group is yet again consulting on the future of the Walk-In Centres. Readers will remember news in December – fairly simplistically reported by the press as ‘Walk-In Centres Saved’, though now we have a bit more information the truth is not quite so simple. What are the facts: Bury is going […]

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Free Advice Session during Tinnitus Awareness Week

by prestwichfocus on 30 January, 2018

Hearing professionals will be on hand to offer advice during a free session for residents during Tinnitus Awareness Week (5-11 Feb). The event takes place on Friday 9 February (10.30am to 12.30pm) at Prestwich Library where Bury Audiology will give a talk about tinnitus, and other experts will answer any queries about tinnitus and hearing […]

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We have previously reported on the very significant reduction in opening hours at Prestwich Library (almost a 40% reduction in hours). See story here. At the last Full Council meeting at Bury Town Hall Liberal Democrat Prestwich Councillor Mary D’Albert asked what steps the Council had taken to look at using volunteers to keep the […]

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