Press Releases

Council workers have been briefed on the budget proposals due to be debated at a meeting of the Full Council next Wednesday afternoon.

Council workers have been briefed on the budget proposals due to be debated at a meeting of the Full Council next Wednesday afternoon.

Feb 11, 2016 15:44 GMT
The briefing assures staff that no redundancies or service reductions are anticipated f...

Poor ethics cost us a lot more than you think!

Feb 04, 2016 14:46 GMT
Global corruption costs around 5% of GDP – that’s £1.8 trillion. A large enough pile of...

Join the drive and register to vote today

Feb 01, 2016 14:37 GMT
Bury Council is encouraging anyone not yet registered to vote to do so during this week...

Stories that must be heard

Stories that must be heard

Jan 29, 2016 10:00 GMT
​The Church of Sweden will launch a book with personal memories from Samis' school days...

Many European families still at risk of poverty, despite economic growth

Many European families still at risk of poverty, despite economic growth

Jan 28, 2016 08:00 GMT
Despite a return to economic growth, lone-parent families and large families with three...

Pope Francis to visit Lund when Catholics and Lutherans commemorate the Reformation

Pope Francis to visit Lund when Catholics and Lutherans commemorate the Reformation

Jan 25, 2016 11:06 GMT
Pope Francis will visit Lund, Sweden, on 31 october 2016, when catholics and lutherans ...

East ward councillor Mike Connolly to be next Mayor of Bury

East ward councillor Mike Connolly to be next Mayor of Bury

Jan 20, 2016 11:57 GMT
East ward councillor Mike Connolly has been proposed as the next Mayor of Bury for the ...

​Major Prestwich issues to be discussed by township forum

Jan 15, 2016 11:45 GMT
Residents are encouraged to come along to the next Prestwich Township Forum on Monday 2...

Council leader seeks clarification of 'premature' comments by John Swinney

Council leader seeks clarification of 'premature' comments by John Swinney

Jan 14, 2016 13:16 GMT
Following yesterday’s announcement of a proposed 18% Council Tax increase by the ruling...

Portsmouth Youth Parliament recruiting members to have their say

Portsmouth Youth Parliament recruiting members to have their say

Jan 14, 2016 11:18 GMT
Portsmouth Youth Parliament is opening its doors for new members to kick start 2016. ...