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Bury Local Transport Strategy – consultation starts today
Bury Council has launched a public consultation on its Local Transport Strategy which will set out a plan for transport investment in Bury for the next 20 years and beyond.
More new energy efficient street lighting on the way
The next phase of Bury Council’s £5.5m street lighting improvements will get under way in April.
Anyone for tennis? Opening day to celebrate court investment
Tennis enthusiasts are invited to a free family Open Day on Sunday (26 Mar) to mark the major investment put into tennis courts across the borough.
Bury Council Leader and New Chief Executive visit big industry in Bury
This week Councillor Eamonn O’Brien and Chief Executive Lynne Ridsdale met with leading industry professionals.
It’s time to celebrate and commemorate the Coronation
The Mayor of Bury is inviting young people (aged 4-19) to take part in a special creative competition celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6 May and commemorating Queen Elizabeth II.
£175k funding boost to care for trees on council-owned land
Bury Council is to invest an extra £125,000 in tree management to help reduce a backlog of lower priority pruning and felling work on council-owned land.
Support for Bury Market traders during cost of living crisis
Bury Council has announced that rents on Bury Market will be frozen for a further 12 months to ensure that traders can keep their costs low to benefit customers.
Changes to help the taxi trade
Bury Council is changing its Minimum Licensing Standards proposals in order to help drivers and owners of taxis and private hire vehicles.
Bury Council signs multi-million pound deal with Be.EV to boost community’s EV charger network
Bury Council has appointed electric vehicle (EV) charging network Be.EV to install more than 30 new EV charging points across their land. The deal is worth upwards of £9m – fully funded by Be.EV.
Launch of new mental health resources and campaign in Bury for children and young people
Thriving in Bury, along with members of Bury Youth Cabinet, have launched a new mental health campaign, with the creation of a children and young people’s mental health service directory.
Book now for free children’s Easter holiday activities
Thousands of children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals can once again take part in free school holiday activities during the Easter break.
Boost to foster carers’ pay
Foster carers are to receive increased payments and allowances in recognition of the valuable work they do in giving children a home.
Bury Council takes delivery of its first electric vehicles
The first of a new fleet of electric vehicles has arrived at Bury Council in the ongoing mission to cut the borough’s carbon emissions.
Committed to tackling racism
This International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Tuesday 21 March) Bury Council is reaffirming its zero-tolerance stance to racism and reminding people how to report hate crimes.
Latest £10 million investment into Bury’s highways
Roads across Bury are to be resurfaced thanks to additional investment of £10 million by Bury Council.
Supporting Bury’s vital community and voluntary groups
Bury Council is showing its commitment to the borough’s ‘third sector’ by securing funding for the Bury Voluntary and Community Faith Alliance (VCFA).
Cash boost for social care providers
Increased fees will be paid to providers of social care to help ensure that Bury’s most vulnerable people will continue to be well looked after.
Prestwich groups win Parklife funding for local causes
Community groups across Prestwich have been granted funding from the Parklife concerts to organise activities across the town.
Moves to support Whitefield town centre
Plans to improve the town centre of Whitefield have taken another step forward as part of moves to ensure that all parts of the borough are regenerated.