Councillor Steve Wright

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Holyrood Ward, Bury MBC Learn more

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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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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Commenting on the Government announcement that it will consult on greater transparency on parental pay, Jo Swinson, Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats, said: “I am delighted that the Government will be consulting on putting my parental pay transparency bill into law. “This is a simple regulatory change with great benefits for employers, employees and […]

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From October 2018, any new applications to seek funding for IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) services will be capped to one funded cycle for Bury patients. The decision to reduce provision in this area from the current offer of up to three funded cycles, to one, was made at the most recent meeting of the NHS […]

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​New rules to protect animals come into force

by stevewright on 3 October, 2018

Tougher new licensing rules to better protect thousands of animals are introduced this month (from 1 October 2018) as part of reforms to safeguard the welfare of Britain’s pets. These rules tighten up laws around selling pets, breeding dogs and the business of caring for animals. This information is provided by Bury’s Trading Standards team: […]

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Mark E Smith Exhibition at Bury Art Museum

by stevewright on 3 October, 2018

A new exhibition of images inspired by the words of Mark E Smith, leader of The Fall, is now on at Bury Art Museum. Mark E Smith lived in Prestwich for most of his life, forming The Fall in 1976 and leading that inspirational band until his death earlier this year. This show aims to […]

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Prestwich Roadworks October 2018

by stevewright on 3 October, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in October are: – 2-9 October carriageway incursions outside 232 Hilton Lane – 2-3 October 2 ways signal on Sheepfoot Lane (just east of Meade Hill Road) – 29-31 October 2 way signals on Heywood Road […]

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Beelines Cycle and Walking Network Consultation Event

by stevewright on 19 September, 2018

An informal consultation event is being held in Prestwich on the proposed ‘Beelines’ cycle and walking network for Greater Manchester. This is on Thursday 27 September 2018, 7.00pm, at the Church Inn, Church Lane, Prestwich. All welcome please do let us know you’re coming by registering for free here. Beelines is a plan for a […]

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Calls for International Treaty on Plastics

by stevewright on 19 September, 2018

A legally binding international treaty on plastics is the call from the Liberal Democrats following a major debate at their Party Conference. The treaty would encompass phased reductions in the production, consumption and trade of virgin feedstock.

It would also include a financial mechanism providing aid and capacity-building assistance to developing countries. Liberal Democrat Group Leader in Bury, […]

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Nominate your Hospital Heros

by stevewright on 19 September, 2018

THE Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, Salford Royal and North Manchester General Hospital are asking the public to nominate their NHS heroes as part of an annual staff awards event. If you or a relative have had amazing treatment at The Royal Oldham Hospital, North Manchester General Hospital, Salford Royal, Fairfield General […]

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