Petition to save the Homestart charity

Local campaigners have launched a petition to save the local charity ‘Home-Start Bury’. This is a charity which supports local families by offering support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children. Bury Council funded Home-Start thorugh it’s ‘Commissioning Fund’ for a period of three years starting in 2013/14. That came to an end…

New planning application: Sunny Bank Road

A potential contentious planning application has been received in Unsworth ward, as detailed below: Application Number: 59780 Registration Date: 18/02/2016 Location: 247 Sunny Bank Road, Bury, BL9 8JU Proposal: Change of use from dwelling (Class C3) to dental surgery (Class D1) (relocation of existing dental practice from 57 Parr Lane); Single storey extension at front…

Labour discourages Whitefield residents use of local parks

In December 2013 I moved back home to Whitefield after 6 years away. During our time away we rescued Dexter, our Border Collie, from Manchester Dogs Home and with him we have re-discovered all the parks and fields where I used to play when growing up here. Our nearest park is just around the corner…