Crackdown on illegal tobacco to help keep Bury kids smoke-free
People in Bury are being encouraged to help keep kids safe and smoke-free by reporting illegal tobacco sales, often from ‘under the counter’ in local shops, so enforcement teams can take more products off the street.
Public urged to be cautious when Covid-19 restrictions lift
Bury’s health leaders have urged residents and businesses to proceed cautiously when the final Covid restrictions are lifted on Monday (19 July).
On-the-spot fines of £400 for fly-tippers
People who illegally dump their rubbish will be given an increased fixed penalty notice of £400 under plans being considered by Bury Council.
Pollution monitors installed outside Bury schools
Air quality sensors will be installed outside Bury’s schools to monitor how pollution concentrations are influenced by the school run.
Parents and carers urged to book their free children’s holiday activities
Booking has opened for thousands of free holiday activity places available to children in Bury this summer.
Get involved and help to hold the council to account
Residents are being encouraged to get involved in the official questioning of council policies and services.
Remembering Srebrenica – Rebuilding Lives
Council leaders are backing the Rebuilding Lives campaign on the 26th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica.
Vax weekly update – total jabs now up to 222,000
Residents who have not yet had a Covid vaccination are being urged to join the 80% of Bury residents who have.
Salute to the soldiers helping to keep our students Covid-safe
Members of the armed forces have been helping to support rapid onsite Covid testing in schools across Bury.
Bury’s £40 million bid to regenerate our town centres
Bury has officially submitted bids totalling £40 million to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund for vital regeneration projects.
Plea for Government help to save our ash trees
Bury has joined districts across Greater Manchester in asking the Government for help to stop ash die-back decimating our trees.