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Funding Available for Local Projects

by prestwichfocus on 23 February, 2016

The office of the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner has three funding schemes available this year which local groups can apply for. A total of £900,000 is available. Community groups and organisations are invited to bid for funding that aims to build strong neighbourhoods, boost volunteering and empower young people. There are three funding […]

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Six Town Housing search for our Community Stars

by prestwichfocus on 10 February, 2016

Bury’s public sector housing provider Six Town Housing are inviting nominations for their Community Stars event to be held in March. The Community Star Awards give you the opportunity to nominate the unsung heroes in your Six Town Housing community. If you apply, they could be shortlisted and recognised at our awards ceremony in March […]

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St Margaret’s Bowling Club

by prestwichfocus on 10 February, 2016

We were pleased to be able to support a number of funding applications for St Margaret’s Bowling Club (junction of Polefield Road and St Margaret’s Road, and delighted when they were successful. The club have asked us to circulate the following information to local residents about the improvements the grants have paid for and if […]

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National Libraries Day – 6 February 2016

by prestwichfocus on 3 February, 2016

There are a large number of events on National Libraries Day this Saturday (6 February 2016). At our very own Prestwich Library – local historian Craig Brisbane exhibits part of his collection (9.30am to 1pm, and also on Sunday from 10am to 2pm). Also – The Book Doctor is In! (9.30am to 1pm). Get ideas […]

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Six Town Housing Annual Report

by prestwichfocus on 10 December, 2015

Six Town Housing, Bury Council’s housing provider has got very creative with it’s Annual Report this year – click on the images below find out about their work this year. The report is also available as a video here.

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Vote for Bury Market!

by prestwichfocus on 3 December, 2015

The National Association of British Market Authorities is once again holding a vote to find Britain’s Favourite Market and voting couldn’t be easier. If you are a fan of our local market, then simply go to the page using the link below – do tell your friends too! http://www.nabma.com/britainsfavouritemarket/ Last year 119 markets received nominations […]

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Six Town Housing Roadshow 4 August 2015

by prestwichfocus on 28 July, 2015

There is a Six Town Housing ‘Health and Wealth Roadshow’ visiting Prestwich on Tuesday 4 August 2015 with advice about anything from budgeting, energy, debt or health. More information getinvolved@sixtownhousing.org  

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The ‘Village Haul’, vintage fairs that have been taking place for two years now at the Church Lane Community Centre have been told by Bury Council that they can no longer have a license to operate. Village Haul have been told by Bury Council that they have granted an exclusive franchise for vintage markets (apparently […]

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Important Review of Adult Care Services

by prestwichfocus on 12 August, 2014

Bury Council is currently reviewing a great deal of its adult care services with, we suspect, some very significant changes to come. The review, called ‘Future Service Options’ is reviewing the delivery of some adult social care services in the future in the light of reducing budgets. There will be a report to the Council’s […]

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Village Greens Opens 11 July 2014

by timpickstone on 8 July, 2014

The new Village Greens Community Co-op grocery opens this Friday: Friday 11th July at 10am   Village Greens say: Invite friends, family and colleagues too and help us spread the word about our opening. Not a member yet? Then it’s not too late to become a co-owner by investing – just come and see us […]

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