Councillor Steve Wright

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 5-11 February 2018

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

Don’t be a bystander to hatred and prejudice – that’s the call to Greater Manchester people at the start of Hate Crime Awareness Week. Residents are being urged to sigh a promise to never stand by if they see someone being abused or attacked because of who they are. Find out more at letsendhatecrime.com.  

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Report shows massive gap in transport funding

by prestwichfocus on 24 January, 2018

A report published today by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) shows that the North of England receives an ‘indefensible’ £2,555 less per person in transport funding. Planned transport investment in London is almost 2.6 times higher per capita than in the North. The North West actually fares slightly better than the rest of […]

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GMSF Consultation Published

by prestwichfocus on 21 November, 2017

The ten Greater Manchester Councils have published the consultation comments received on the ‘Greater Manchester Spatial Framework’ published last Autumn. This is the controversial plan to build 227,000 new houses in Greater Manchester over the next 25 years. More than 27,000 responses were received as part of the initial consultation into the first draft of […]

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Campaign to Include Ex-Miltary in Census

by prestwichfocus on 20 September, 2017

Bury Council has pledged to support the Royal British Legion ‘Count Them In’ campaign to include ex-miltary personal questions in the 2021 census, thanks to a move by Liberal Democrat councillors. Bury’s Liberal Democrat Council Group brought a motion to Bury’s Full Council to highlight the issue, which went on the receive support from both […]

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Check your Entry on the Electoral Register

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2017

All residents will soon be receiving a form during August asking them to confirm that their details on the electoral register are correct. This canvass is conducted every year to ensure that everyone who is entitled to vote is registered to do so. You can complete the form online using the security code provided, or […]

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Bury Town Centre Purple Flag Status

by prestwichfocus on 21 June, 2017

Bury continues to be the only town in Greater Manchester to fly a nighttime economy “Purple Flag” a town and city centre award – similar to the Green Flag for Parks and Blue Flag for beaches – which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town and city centres between 6pm and […]

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