Response from First to concerns of bus passengers in Bury North

Bury North MP James Frith sent a list of detailed concerns raised by bus passengers in Bury North to First bosses. Read their response below. Continue reading

Bury's TfGM rep slams First on bus service withdrawal

Cllr Noel Bayley, Bury's representative on the Transport for Greater Manchester committee, slammed First at a meeting today on the withdrawal of the X35 service and the poor performance of the 472 and 474 services. Bury North MP James Frith met with Noel and asked him to make the case at the meeting. James also met today with GM Mayor Andy Burnham to discuss bus services in Bury and will be meeting with First shortly. Continue reading

Local MP calls on Government to take action to bring fairer energy prices for all

James Frith, MP for Bury North, has today supported calls for energy market action, as shocking figures show people in Bury North are over-paying £6,170,000 a year on their energy bills. Continue reading

MP calls meeting with First to discuss unacceptable bus services

  James Frith has called the bosses of First Manchester to a meeting to discuss the scrapping of the X35 express service to Manchester and the poor performance of the 472 and 474 services. Continue reading

MP calls on local groups to bid for First World War lottery cash

James Frith, MP for Bury North, is encouraging local groups to apply for grants between £3,000 and £10,000 to undertake projects exploring the impact and legacy of the First World War beyond 1918. Continue reading

MP praises teens giving up time to help others

  James met with Bury teens participating in a National Citizenship Service volunteering programme to discuss the importance of volunteering and opportunities for young people. Continue reading

James Frith writes open letter to Theresa May about Bury Hospice

James writes to the Prime Minister in the aftermath of the theft of £235,000 from Bury Hospice by cyber fraudsters, urging her to intervene to help the hospice. Continue reading

James joins Rathbone to open new centre for young people

  James joined youth training charity Rathbone to open their new offices in the heart of Bury, from which they hope to support more local young people into eduation, training and employment. Continue reading

New national guidance boosts walk-in campaign

Following pressure from James Frith, NHS England released new national guidance which backs the retention of walk-in services, in a major boost to James Frith's campaign to save Bury Walk-in Centre. Continue reading

Andy Burnham responds to James Frith's concerns about fire safety in high rise buildings

Following the Grenfell tragedy, James wrote to Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to ask a series of questions about fire safety in high rise buildings in Bury and across Greater Manchester.   You can read Andy's response here