Councillor Steve Wright

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Changes to local hospitals

by stevewright on 17 January, 2019

Councillors have been told that plans to break up our local hospital trust are expected to be published next month (February 2019). Pennine Acute, which currently operates four hospitals, will be broken up. North Manchester General Hospital becoming part Manchester University Foundation Trust (which runs MRI and Wythenshawe hospitals). Fairfield, Oldham and Rochdale will be […]

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GMSF Housing and Green Belt Proposals

by stevewright on 10 January, 2019

Greater Manchester’s councils this week have launched the revised set of proposals in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF). – Space for 202,000 new houses in Greater Manchester over the next 20 years. – 9,500 in Bury – 5,000 of which on Green Belt land. – Greater Manchester will lose 4% of its green belt […]

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Happy Christmas!

by stevewright on 19 December, 2018

Just to take the opportunity to wish you a very Happy Christmas.  Thank you for your support and our very best wishes for 2019. Emails take a break for a couple of weeks and back in January!

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Noel Gallagher Concert in Heaton Park

by stevewright on 12 December, 2018

Heaton Park have confirmed that there will be a Friday night concert the weekend of Parklife in June 2019. This will be former Oasis member Noel Gallagher accompanied by his band High Flying Birds. Tickets went on sale last Friday here. This now means four nights of concerns in June using the Parklife ‘set up’: – Friday […]

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GMSF Proposals Due in January

by stevewright on 5 December, 2018

Greater Manchester Councils have confirmed that the next set of proposals for the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) will be published in early January 2019 for an eight-week public consultation. The bad news is that the Government seem to be expecting Councils to go for a higher number of homes than had recently expected which […]

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Prestwich Artisan Market 9 December 2018

by stevewright on 28 November, 2018

Just a date for your diary, the “Winter Fair” Prestwich Artisan Market is on Sunday 9 December 2018 – crafts, arts, food and drink from 10am.

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Road Safety Week 19-25 November 2018

by stevewright on 21 November, 2018

This is Road Safety Week 2018. Nationally the campaign this year is focussing on teaching younger people to use our roads safely. With over 20,000 people injured each year in road accidents make sure you get involved and spread the message. You can use the hash tag #SaveKidsLives and share the brilliant resources. See the […]

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National School Meals Week

by stevewright on 14 November, 2018

This week (12-16 November 2018) is the 25th National School Meals Week, a week to celebrate the important role school means provide in keeping children healthy, well nourished and well educated. The event website features a resource page for parents with lots of great ideas around cooking with children. According to a national survey in […]

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Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018

by stevewright on 6 November, 2018

This Sunday, 11 November 2018,  the parade for remembrance will  leave from the back of the Longfield Suite at 10.40 to arrive approximately at 10.50 at the Cenotaph (junction of Rectory Lane and St Mary’s Road). After the ceremony there will be a further brief ceremony where an oak tree will be planted in St […]

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Heaton Park Fireworks 5 November 2018

by stevewright on 31 October, 2018

Heaton Park will be hosting the large Bonfire Night displays on Monday 5 November 2018. The bonfire will be lit at 7.30pm followed by fireworks. Heaton Park say: “Stay safe, bag searches will be in place. We advise you to leave your bags at home in order to minimise delays and to arrive early, to […]

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