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Flu Jabs recommended by Public Health England

by prestwichfocus on 17 October, 2017

People in Bury who are the most vulnerable to flu are being urged by Public Health England to get their free flu vaccination, ahead of the winter period when the virus is most common. This year’s campaign aims to continue to increase uptake of the flu vaccination. Last year was administered to 51.9% of people […]

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Funding: Healthcare Community Grants

by prestwichfocus on 17 October, 2017

Celebrating Participation in Healthcare Community Grants: (Information from the Bury Directory): Has your voluntary/community group done some amazing patient, service-user or carer engagement work that’s improved healthcare services? NHS England will be awarding grants of up to £2,000 to a number of projects that showcase good practice around patient and citizen participation in healthcare. In […]

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Bury Homewatch Conference

by prestwichfocus on 17 October, 2017

Bury’s police ‘Home Watch Conference’ takes place on Thursday 26th October 2017 at 6:30pm at The Fusiliers Museum, Bury The policy say: “Come and meet YOUR local Neighbourhood Police Team and bring YOUR Neighbours”

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Reporting Back: Meeting the Mayor of Greater Manchester

by prestwichfocus on 17 October, 2017

Last week, Councillor Tim Pickstone met with Greater Manchester’s ‘Metro Mayor’ Andy Burnham. Two of Greater Manchester’s Lib Dem Group Leaders (Bury and Stockport) met with the Mayor as part of a six-monthly series of meetings between Lib Dem councillors across Greater Manchester. Obviously at this first meeting we were unable to raise everything we […]

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New Luncheon Club in Heaton Park

by prestwichfocus on 10 October, 2017

New luncheon club from Employment and Training (EAT) Pennines in Heaton Park (Information is from EAT) The luncheon club will run throughout the winter every Friday at The Pavilion Cafe by the boating lake. Prices range from £1.50 for a slice of cake to £5.00 for a main meal and a hot drink. The cafe […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward October 2017

by prestwichfocus on 10 October, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area on Bury Old Road, Brandram Road, Nursery Road and Poppythorn Lane. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Non material amendment following grant of planning permission 61249 for extending room by 2m and … 245 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, […]

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Funding Available Connected Communities Fund

by prestwichfocus on 10 October, 2017

The Connected Communities Innovation Fund is a partnership between Nesta and the Office for Civil Society at DCMS, providing up to £4 million in grants, alongside significant non-financial support, to the best innovations that mobilise the time and talents of people across the lifecourse, to create outcomes in any of the following themes: * Community […]

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World Mental Health Day 10 October 2017

by prestwichfocus on 10 October, 2017

Tuesday 10 October 2017 is World Mental Health Day. This year the focus of the day is about mental health in the workplace. There is more information on issues that might affect people, and how we can all help through ending the sigma and discrimination around poor mental health at the following websites: MIND, the […]

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Prestwich Liberal Democrat councillor Tim Pickstone is to swim the equivalent of an English Channel Crossing during October 2017 to raise funds for the Medical Aid Charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders). Click image to watch video   Tim is swimming the equivalent of an English Channel crossing in local swimming pools throughout October […]

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Interview Techniques Course

by prestwichfocus on 5 October, 2017

Bury Adult Learning Service is offering a 2 day FREE* interview technique course to give you the interview skills you need and tips to succeed. This is at: Lester House, 21 Broad Street, Bury BL9 0DA 2 weeks from Monday 9th October 9.30-12.00pm : Code: CL101 Cost: *Free to those in receipt of relevant benefits […]

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