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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…

PM in “good spirits” in hospital

PM in “good spirits” in hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in “good spirits” in hospital after being admitted yesterday evening with Coronavirus.  The PM provided an update on his condition on social media saying “Last night, on the advice of my doctor, I went into hospital for some routine tests as I’m still experiencing coronavirus symptoms. I’m in good spirits…

BREAKING: Man in 50’s has died in Radcliffe lodge.

BREAKING: Man in 50’s has died in Radcliffe lodge.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that a man has died after being found in a lodge at the end of Kirsktall Gardens in Radcliffe. A police spokesperson said “At around 2.55pm on Sunday 5 April 2020, police were called to reports of concern for the welfare of a man in water off Kirkstall Gardens, Bury….

​Can you help our Community Hubs to deliver food?

​Can you help our Community Hubs to deliver food?

Volunteers are urgently needed to help deliver food to vulnerable residents, particularly in Prestwich and Whitefield. Bury’s five new Community Hubs are up and running, co-ordinating efforts to ensure that people in need across the borough receive food, medicines and other support. While those on the Government’s most vulnerable list are receiving food parcels, the…

Planning consent issued for major regeneration scheme

Planning consent issued for major regeneration scheme

A game changing development to create a new link road, 1,000 new homes and over 135,000m2 of employment space at junction 19 of the M62 has moved up a gear after planning consent was issued by Rochdale Borough Council. The application was approved by the council’s planning committee in 2018, subject to the completion of…

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