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Metrolink to offer free travel to NHS staff

Metrolink to offer free travel to NHS staff

TfGM is doing all it can to help tackle the spread of coronavirus and support our amazing frontline workers who are doing such an incredible job under really tough conditions. From Saturday 11 April NHS staff and people working in social care will be able to travel for free on Metrolink. In a statement released…

Road restrictions to deter Holcombe Easter gathering

Road restrictions to deter Holcombe Easter gathering

Traffic restrictions have been imposed near Holcombe Hill to deter people from gathering there this weekend in defiance of the Government’s advice on social distancing. For the duration of the Easter weekend, Holcombe Old Road and Cross Lane will be closed to all traffic except for access and emergency vehicles. There will also be no…

Peter Kay’s Car Share is BACK!

Peter Kay’s Car Share is BACK!

The much loved hit TV show is back on BBC 1 for a very special one-off episode.  Comedian Peter Kay and co-star Sian Gibson have teamed up to bring us a one-off special of the hit TV show ajnd we think it is EXACTLY what we need. Kay, who is returning to our screens after…

Environment Agency continuing its flood defence work

Environment Agency continuing its flood defence work

Work is continuing on the £40M Radcliffe and Redvales Flood Alleviation Scheme which, once completed, will better protect over 870 properties from the effects of flooding, the Environment Agency has said. The organisation has, however, confirmed due to COVID-19 and Government advice it is postponing public meetings, including the regular drop-in sessions held in Radcliffe,…

Bury Council release important update on Bin collections

Bury Council release important update on Bin collections

One-off collections of brown bins are being organised to pick up people’s garden and food waste. These collections will start this week, so residents are being urged to sign up for email reminders on when to put their bins out: go to www.bury.gov.uk/bincollections All other bin collections are continuing as normal, including on Good Friday. Councillor…

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