Subjects: Public sector
Moorside councillor Sandra Walmsley to become next deputy mayor
Councillor Sandra Walmsley is set to become the next Deputy Mayor – and ultimately the Mayor – of the borough of Bury.
Omicron hospitality and leisure grants now available
New financial help is now available to support businesses which have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
New supported housing for young adults with disabilities
A bespoke supported housing scheme for young adults with a physical and/or sensory disability or learning disability has been approved by Bury Council.
Local people invited to have their say on design proposals for access improvements in Fishpool and Pimhole
Bury Council and Transport for Greater Manchester have launched a four-week public consultation to seek local views on design proposals to improve public spaces and make it easier to get around Fishpool and Pimhole on foot and by bike.
Aged 12-15? Get your Covid jab at these walk-in clinics
Children aged 12 to 15 are being offered Covid jabs at clinics in Ramsbottom and Radcliffe this week.
Public consultation under way on town centre masterplans
Ambitious plans to regenerate the heart of Bury and Ramsbottom are now out for public consultation until 15 February.
Well done to “good” Bury schools
Bury schools that have achieved “good” ratings from Ofsted this autumn term have been congratulated by Councillor Tamoor Tariq, deputy leader and portfolio holder for children’s services.
Prestwich groups can apply in January for Parklife money
Community groups in Prestwich are invited to bid for a share of £27,000 brought in from the last Parklife festival in Heaton Park.
Football’s coming home - fantastic news for Gigg Lane and Bury fans
Town hall leaders have welcomed the news that a bid to acquire Gigg Lane and bring back football to the stadium has won Government funding.
Keeping safe visitors to pubs and bars
Anti-drink spiking devices are being distributed to venues in the borough. Bury is one of the safest boroughs in the region and incidents of drink spiking are rare. We want to make sure it keeps that way.
Don’t delay, do it today! Leader gets Covid booster
Council leader Eamonn O’Brien has just had his Covid booster – and is urging all local residents to get theirs as soon as possible.
Public health chief wins Mayor’s ‘Outstanding Contribution’ award
The person who has led Bury Council’s response to the coronavirus crisis has won a special award from the Mayor of Bury.
Get your booster now – Covid rate climbs above 800 per 100,000 and is likely to get much higher
Public health bosses have urged residents to get their Covid booster jab immediately as the infection rate in Bury climbs to its highest ever.
Work to improve road junction in Prestwich
A new signalised junction to improve vehicle and pedestrian movement will be installed at the meeting of Bury New Road, George Street and Kings Road in Prestwich.
Festive season bin collections
Bury Council is reminding residents that over the festive period there are no planned changes to blue, green or grey bin collections.
Remember your Covid pass if you’re going to a nightclub or major event
Revellers and hospitality businesses are being reminded of the new laws that require people to show their Covid-19 status before being admitted.
First recipients of Neighbourhood Pitch funding announced
More than 30 community groups have been collectively awarded more than £130,000 as the first recipients of Let’s Do It Together Neighbourhood Pitch fund.
Springs estate tenants vote for historic change
Tenants on the Springs estate in Bury have voted overwhelmingly to take complete control of how their council houses are managed.
Walk-in booster jabs available – but please book if you can
People can now get their Covid booster jabs at Bury’s four vaccination clinics without an appointment.