Topics: Public sector
New health commission set up to tackle inequalities
Professionals from across the public sector are coming together to tackle health inequalities across Bury.
Young people celebrated at Believe and Achieve awards
More than 300 people gathered at the annual Believe and Achieve awards to celebrate the triumphs of Bury’s children in care and care leavers.
Two more prosecuted for fly tipping
Two people who failed to pay fines for fly tipping have been successfully prosecuted by Bury Council’s enforcement team.
New standards agreed for local taxi trade
Bury Council has adopted revised taxi standards to maintain passenger and driver safety and support the licensed trade.
Defence Employer Recognition Scheme – Gold Award
Bury Council has been awarded a gold award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.
Bury Culture Grants Programme Goes Live
Bury Council, in partnership with Bury VCFA, has opened a new £100,000 community funding pot to unlock extra opportunities for people to get involved in arts, culture and local heritage in Bury.
Heaton Park Primary School winners of recycled art competition
Heaton Park Primary School’s Eco Warriors are the winners of Bury’s #InTheLoop recycling competition.
Drop in for cost-of-living advice at the Mosses
Our next Cost of Living Showcase takes place on Wednesday 6 December noon-4pm at The Mosses Centre, Edward Street, Bury, BL9 0RZ. You can come along and get advice and support
Bury housing leads see new Whitefield homes taking shape
The first new homes at one of Whitefield’s latest residential developments are starting to take shape, as Bury Council’s housing leads observed on a recent site visit.
Grants available to improve our neighbourhoods
Community groups can apply for £2,000 each to help bring about improvements in their local areas.
Bruntwood and Bury Council launches Mill Gate consultation as part of Bury Masterplan Vision
Bury Council and Bruntwood have launched the public consultation period for the Mill Gate shopping centre to help inform the creation of a Regeneration Framework
Phoenix Centre is at the heart of the community
A vital community centre in its neighbourhood is expanding its services to help with the cost of living with the support of a grant from Bury Council. The Phoenix Centre, based in St Mary’s Park in Prestwich, is a hub for the local community and used by more than 2000 people every month.
Council calls for fair funding deal – and we need your help
“We are running on fumes – we must have a fairer funding deal to keep vital services going.”
Council houses to come back ‘in house’ in January
Bury Council is to take over the running of its 7,700 homes from Six Town Housing on 15 January.
Helping young adults with disabilities
A new housing and support service aims to help young Bury adults who have learning disabilities and/or autism.
New supported housing for those with mental health needs
An old empty mill is to be transformed into much-needed housing for people with mental health issues.
Music and art at opening of new exhibition
Rooms to Live, the first UK exhibition by collaborative artists Derek Tyman and Andy Webster, opens on Saturday (11 Nov) at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre.
Winter service team ready for first cold snap
Bury Council’s winter service team is gearing up to work day and night and keep key roads across the borough clear over the winter months.
Time to apply for primary school places
Parents whose children are due to start primary school next autumn are reminded to submit their applications now.