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Campaigning on Food Waste

by burylibdems on 18 July, 2015

Bury’s team of Liberal Democrat councillors have successfully brought the issue of Food Waste to the attention of Bury Council. At the last full meeting of Bury Council, Lib Dem Councillors Mary D’Albert and Tim Pickstone brought a motion before Bury Council, which was accepted by all other parties and has now become Council policy. […]

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Save the Last Bank!

by burylibdems on 18 July, 2015

Local Lib Dem councillors in the Holyrood Ward in the Prestwich area have been campaigning with local residents to save the last bank branch in the ward, the Royal Bank of Scotland on Bury Old Road near Heaton Park. Although many people recognise that banking has changed significantly over recent years, we also need to […]

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Tim Farron is the new Lib Dem Leader

by burylibdems on 18 July, 2015

The local Lib Dems have welcomed the election of Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale, as the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. Tim Farron said that under his leadership, the party would oppose the cuts to tax credits and other benefits in the Conservative’s budget and push for greater spending on infrastructure such […]

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Campaigning for a fair deal from our local NHS

by burylibdems on 20 August, 2014

The NHS in Greater Manchester is currently consulting with members of the public about its proposals for the future of some aspects of healthcare in Greater Manchester. This is a very important consultation which will affect how we receive healthcare in future years. In particular it will affect which hospitals we need to attend for some […]

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Bury Council Budget 2014-2015

by timpickstone on 20 February, 2014

Liberal Democrats welcome Council Tax Freeze The Liberal Democrat Group on Bury Council have welcomed the decision to freeze the Council Tax in Bury 2014-2015. The freeze is possible thanks to a £772,000 grant from the Coalition Government – equivalent to a 1.2% increase in Council Tax for 2014-2015. Councillor Tim Pickstone, Bury’s Lib Dem […]

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Campaign to end 15 Minute Care Slots in Bury

by timpickstone on 8 September, 2013

Bury Council provides nearly 38% of all home care visits in slots of just 15 minutes for elderly and disabled people. This high level of ‘short care’ visits, revealed by research by local Lib Dems, has been condemned by care charities like Leonard Cheshire and Trade Unions like UNISON. Sign our Petition to end the […]

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Liberal Democrat Candidates – Local Elections 2011

by timpickstone on 13 April, 2011

Liberal Democrat candidates across Bury for the Local Elections on 5 May 2011: Besses:  Julie Baum Church: Andrew Garner East: Maureen Davison Elton: Zadok Day Holyrood: Wilf Davison Moorside: Tim Boaden North Manor: Ewan Arthur Pilkington Park: Wayne Burrows Radcliffe East: Michael Bell Radcliffe North: Fiona Davison Radcliffe West: Kamran Islam Ramsbottom: Helen Herd Redvales: […]

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One Your Side – Information for Bury

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2011

See the above posting about the national picture – but here’s the information just for Bury! Bury’s share of the country’s debt now stands at a dangerous £6.38billion and something needs to be done. Over the last seven days in Bury, thanks to Liberal Democrats: 68000 people are getting a £200 income tax cut – […]

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New Year’s Message from Nick Clegg

by timpickstone on 3 January, 2011

Councillors spread Christmas cheer at Longfield Centre

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2010

Local Councillors were out in force spreading Christmas cheer at the Longfield Centre on Saturday 18th December, as the regular Liberal Democrat Saturday Surgery took on a decidedly Christmassy flavour. Councillors from all three Prestwich wards were on hand as usual on Saturday morning, but donned Santa hats and handed out free mince pies to […]

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