Partners launch new plan to keep Bury safe
Partners across the public sector have launched a new Community Safety Plan to keep Bury a safe place to live.
Taxi drivers helping to keep Bury safe
Taxi and private hire drivers have been taking part in new training sessions to raise awareness of safeguarding issues in Bury.
Get life-saving advice at our child car seat clinics
Road safety officers are holding four free clinics next month for parents to ensure that their children are using the correct car seats.
Feeling unsafe? Approach the bar and 'Ask for Angela'
An innovative safety campaign which allows people who feel vulnerable in pubs or bars to discreetly signal for help will soon be introduced in Bury.
16 Days of Action to end violence against women and girls
Organisations across Bury took part in the global White Ribbon campaign to put a stop to male violence against women and girls.
Funding available for community groups to tackle Hate Crime
Local voluntary and community groups can apply for funding to tackle and raise awareness of hate crime.
Purple Flag partnership to make our town centre better
Partners from the council, police and local Pubwatch scheme are working together to make the town centre safer and more attractive to all.
Child car seat clinics – steps in the right direction
More parents are helping to keep their children safe by making sure their car seats are properly fitted.
Car seat clinics – they could save your children’s lives
Road safety experts at Bury Council are inviting parents to attend a series of free child car seat clinics during July.
Keeping our children safe – sharing is caring
Families, communities and professionals are encouraged to share their experiences and practical advice during national Child Safety Week (5-11 June).
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.
Trading standards warn of scam inheritance letters
Trading standards are warning people not to be duped by scam letters claiming they are entitled to money following the death of a family member.
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.
Keeping our children safe near the roads
Bury Council’s road safety officers have finished another year of helping to keep our children free from harm on the highway.
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.
Brake Road Safety Week – ‘Make the Pledge’
Bury Council is supporting Brake Road Safety Week, which urges drivers to help save lives by pledging to follow six key elements for safer driving.
Vulnerable road users given a chance to shine
Bury Council’s road safety team are giving Bury’s vulnerable road users a chance to shine and stay safe this autumn and winter.
Get ahead with TED
Project TED (Technology Enhanced Driving) is an exciting opportunity for young people to help improve road safety in Greater Manchester.