Subjects: Cars and traffic
Radcliffe goes cycle-friendly
Cyclists and pedestrians can look forward to a host of improvements in Radcliffe thanks to a new £150,000 scheme.
Road closures in Tottington
On Tuesday 20 June, Chapel Street in Tottington will be closed from 1pm until approximately 2.20pm to accommodate the funeral of Olivia Campbell-Hardy who sadly lost her life in the recent Manchester Arena attack. Turton Road and Market Street will also close for approximately 15 minutes during this time.
Slow down – it’s Global Road Safety Week
Drivers are being urged to slow down and take care during Global Road Safety Week, which runs from 8 to 14 May.
Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival - details of road closures
It's nearly time for the hugely popular Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival, which will mean temporary road closures on Saturday and Sunday, 8 and 9 April.
New legislation gives a boost to child safety
New legislation on child car seats is being introduced to limit the use of backless booster seats to older children.
Double penalties for using a mobile phone while driving
Drivers who use handheld mobile phones have been reminded that the penalties for doing so will be doubled next year.
Drive safe this winter – use FLOWER power
Drivers are being urged to think FLOWER this winter to keep them and others safe on the road.
Project EDWARD – let’s keep safe on the roads
Safety experts at Bury Council are asking all road users to play their part in Project EDWARD – European Day Without A Road Death – on Wednesday 21 September.
Child car seats clinic – a big step in the right direction
Three sessions to help parents install the correct child car seats have been hailed as a major success.
Child car seat clinics - here to help parents
Parents could receive life-saving advice by attending one of three clinics on installing the correct car seat for their child.
Car seized after owner did not pay 84 penalty tickets
Enforcement officers have seized a car in Bury town centre as a result of non-payment of parking tickets.
Be a team player – take the None for the Road pledge
Motorists in Bury are being encouraged to take the None for the Road drink and drug driving pledge.
Prestwich High Street plans to be decided next week
A £2 million plan to regenerate Prestwich village for shoppers, businesses, pedestrians and residents will be presented to Bury Council leaders next Wednesday (2 March).
More work in new year to tackle flooding in Ramsbottom
More work will take place in the new year to tackle flooding in Bolton Road West, Ramsbottom.
‘Drive Less, Live More’
Bury Council is backing this year’s Road Safety Week organised by the charity Brake, which runs from 23 to 29 November.
Top tips for driving in winter
Drivers are being urged to prepare themselves and their vehicles for travelling in bad weather this autumn and winter.
Serious road casualties fall in Bury
A fall in the number of people injured on Bury roads has been welcomed by safety officers at Bury Council.
Temporary traffic lights due to Whitefield gas works
Temporary traffic lights are being installed at a major junction in Whitefield due to essential gas works by National Grid.
Wrap up, be bright, stay safe morning and night
Road safety officers will be helping cyclists and pedestrians at an event held at Bury’s Vue Cinema on The Rock on Wednesday 28 October.