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Eating Disorders Week 25 February – 3 March 2019

by timpickstone on 18 February, 2019

Eating Disorders Awareness Week this year takes place between 25th February and 3rd March. Eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), want to change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! This year’s theme is Come as You Are  to encourage inclusivity. The […]

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Working Carers Hub

by timpickstone on 18 February, 2019

Information from Bury Council regarding the ‘Working carers Hub’: “Juggling the demands of life, work and care giving Working and caring for our loved ones and everything this involves can sometimes overwhelm us. That’s why we have set up a new communication platform specially designed for working carers at Bury Council and Six Town Housing. […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward February 2019

by timpickstone on 12 February, 2019

Just to let residents know about four recent planning applications in our area . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at rear 11 Lynton Drive, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2QS Ref. No: 63709 | Received: Mon 28 Jan 2019 | Validated: Tue 05 Feb 2019 | Status: Registered Two/single […]

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Bury New Road, right through Prestwich from Higher Broughton to the M60 junction, has been confirmed as the most congested road in the North West by in a world-wide study of congestion by INRIX. Bury New Road was the worst in the region, with the worst roads in Stockport and Salford not far behind. Prestwich […]

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Greater Manchester Mental Health Governors Elections

by timpickstone on 12 February, 2019

Greater Manchester Mental Health, the Trust that runs Prestwich Hospital, has opened it’s 2019 Council of Governor Elections. They say: “Governors have an important role in making GMMH publicly accountable for the services we provide. They are elected by GMMH Foundation Trust members and form the Council of Governors. They are responsible for representing the […]

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Bury young people elect Members of Youth Parliament

by timpickstone on 12 February, 2019

Young people across Bury have voted to elect new members of the Youth Parliament. All schools and colleges in Bury set up polling stations and encouraged their students to vote in the elections. 5,655 young people aged 11-18 went to the ballot box to cast their vote for one of 8 candidates, who had spent […]

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Prestwich Roadworks February 2019

by timpickstone on 6 February, 2019

Thankfully not too many roadworks to report this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in February  are: – Fairfax Road 16 February 2019 – ‘Stop/Go’ boards (Bury Council) – Middleton Road (near Old Hall Lane) – lane closures 21 February 2019 (Transport for Greater Manchester) – […]

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Spring into Volunteering – Prestwich Hospital Open Day

by timpickstone on 6 February, 2019

Prestwich Hospital have a volunteering open day “Spring into Volunteering” on Tuesday 12 March 2019 2-6pm. The Trust are looking for volunteers for their inpatient services at Prestwich hospital. This includes adult care services, young people’s services, the deaf service and substance misuse services. All welcome – more information from Noreen McCole 0161 271 0294.

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Don’t be scammed – Advice session 25 February

by timpickstone on 6 February, 2019

Help to protect people from falling victim to scams is being offered at Radcliffe Library on Monday 25 February. Paul Geary, community banker at NatWest, will look at a wide range of scams and explain how to spot them and avoid them. Scams can be very believable and are often the work of highly organised […]

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The Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards are the only region-wide awards to recognise members of our paid and unpaid workforce who regularly go above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester. The awards recognise the contribution of our health and care champions; from doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, […]

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