Councillor Steve Wright

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2019

by stevewright on 8 January, 2019

A few less roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in January  are: – Hilton Lane (near Sandylands Drive) 20 January, 2 way traffic signals (T4GM) – Middleton Road, just south of Junction 19, lane closures on 25 January 2019 (T4GM) – North and south […]

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Just to let residents know about four recent planning applications in our area – note applications for change of use on Bury Old Road – former British Legion to Kitchen showroom and 478 Bury Old Road from shop to coffee shop (on the front of Polefield). Please just let us know if you have any […]

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Prestwich Roadworks December 2018

by stevewright on 28 November, 2018

A few less roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in November are: – Fairfax Road (Bury Council) 3-4 December near the bridge with some carriageway incursions. – Scholes Lane (near Ostritch Lane) 30 Nov-4 Dec (Virgin Media) – Hilton Lane (near to Sandylands) 2-way […]

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Reporting back: Local Issues

by stevewright on 21 November, 2018

Just to report back on a number of local issues that have been raised by residents in recent weeks: White Lines Nursery Road / Bury Old Road Thank you to residents who have raised the issue of the faded white lines on Bury Old Road at the junction with Nursery Road. The ‘turn right’ filter […]

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Early Bird reduced Metrolink Tickets

by stevewright on 14 November, 2018

A pilot Metrolink offer launched on Monday. These ‘Early Bird’ products are aiming to reduce congestion by encouraging travel at times where there is less overcrowding. The reduced prices are available every weekday until Christmas Eve but only on the ‘Get Me There’ smartphone app and must be purchased before 7am. There are two options: […]

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Just to let residents know about four recent planning applications in our area – note applications for change of use on Bury Old Road – former British Legion to Kitchen showroom and 478 Bury Old Road from shop to coffee shop (on the front of Polefield). Please just let us know if you have any […]

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Public Transport in Prestwich – Survey Results

by stevewright on 31 October, 2018

A huge thank you to the many local residents who took part in the online and postal survey on public transport in the Prestwich area. With congestion and air pollution two major issues affecting our area, having a good public transport system is vital. Many local people rely on our Metrolink and bus network to […]

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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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Heaton Park Parking Issues

by stevewright on 3 October, 2018

On Monday your local councillors are meeting with Council Officers and the Management of Heaton Park to discuss issues of parking on the residential streets near to Heaton Park (next Monday 9 October 2018). Issues that we would like to raise are: – impact of event and other ‘busy day’ parking on nearby streets (e.g. […]

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