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Reporting Back: Answers to Questions

by prestwichfocus on 24 April, 2018

Earlier this month was the regular meeting of Bury’s Full Council. The Liberal Democrat team always take the opportunity to ask our full quote of questions to the Leader of the Council. Here are some highlights: Coucnillor Steve Wright asked about the levels of uncollected bins: Could the Leader inform members of the numbers of […]

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Foraging Walk, Philip’s Park 29 April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 24 April, 2018

A free ‘Foraging walk’ takes place on Sunday 29th April – 2.00 to 4.00 The walk has been organised by Friends of Prestwich Forest Park and Increadably Edible Prestwich and District. They say: “Join us on a walk with expert Dave Winnard. We’ll be looking for flowers & leaves to taste. After we‘ll have a […]

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Diabetes Prevention Week 16-22 April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

Residents of Bury are being urged to get behind Diabetes Prevention Week, which runs 16 – 22 April 2018. The campaign launched by the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) is encouraging patients to take steps to reduce their risk of developing diabetes and take up the offer of a FREE NHS Health Check. […]

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Bury Libraries E-Books Download Service

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

You can now download and read or listen to thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Bury libraries through Borrowbox. The following information is provided by Bury’s library service: Want to know more? It’s Borrowbox Week from 24 to 29 April, so drop into any library and ask; alternatively, visit the Mill Gate shopping centre (outside […]

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What goes in the Blue Bin!

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

There has been a lot of publicity recently about what can and cannot be recycled using our recycling bins, particularly with the campaigns to reduce the amount of plastic waste. Recycle for Greater Manchester have produced this short animation about what can go in our ‘mixed recycling’ bin, which in Bury is blue.

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Prestwich Clough Action Day 24 April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

Join a partnership day led by City of Trees on Tuesday 24th April at Prestwich Clough. Take part in practical conservation work, learn new skills, and help make a difference to this important green space. On the day they’ll be clearing paths, cutting back vegetation, and generally tidying up the area. The day will run […]

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MS Awareness Week 23-29 April

by prestwichfocus on 17 April, 2018

23-29 April 2018 is MS week, which is a chance for us all to do our bit to raise awareness and money to make sure no one has to fight MS alone. 23-29 April 2018 is MS week, which is a chance for us all to do our bit to raise awareness and money to […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward April 2018

by prestwichfocus on 10 April, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – quite a few this month on Mount Road, Tamworth Avenue, Glebelands Road, Nursery Road, Maple Grove, St Margaret’s Road and Heywood Road.  Please just let me know if you have any queries. Removal of existing attached garage and erection of single storey […]

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Prestwich Clough Day 20 May 2018

by prestwichfocus on 10 April, 2018

Diary date for next month – Prestwich Clough Day returns on Sunday 20 May 2018, 12pm-5pm in St Mary’s Flower Park and outside The Church Inn, Church Lane. The Event features Activities, Concessions, Countryside Groups, Displays,Entertainment and Local Groups. More information www.prestwichclough.co.uk.

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Nominations are now open for the first ever Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards. The awards are the first in the region to recognise members of our paid and unpaid health and care workforce who regularly go above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester. Award categories […]

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