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Reporting Back: Bury Council Cabinet

by timpickstone on 19 March, 2019

Last Wednesday was the regular meeting of Bury Council’s Cabinet. This is the meeting made up of the eight Labour cabinet members. Opposition Group Leaders are invited to attend but not vote – Councillor Tim Pickstone reports: Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan We have previously reported on the Greater Manchester proposals for a Clean Air […]

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Nominate your NHS Champions

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2019

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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NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Bury CCG) has launched a four week engagement phase to gather views on conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed. New Greater Manchester guidance, following a national consultation, has been issued to CCGs in relation to reducing prescribing of over the counter medicines for […]

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Archeology Group Seeks Funds

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2019

Bury Archaeological Group was founded in 1953 and has been working every year since then, digging and processing sites and finds around the borough. Now the group is in dire straits. Faced with the challenge posed by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework which plans to give up  Green Belt for development that contains important archaeological […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward March 2019

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

Just to let residents know about seven recent planning applications in our area . Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey rear extension 67 Glebelands Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1WF Ref. No: 63885 | Received: Tue 05 Mar 2019 | Validated: Tue 05 Mar 2019 | Status: Registered Lawful development […]

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Open your Eyes to Knives

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

Following recent events across Greater Manchester and the rest of the country, Greater Manchester Police is urging members of the public to ‘open your eyes to knives’ to raise awareness of the dangers of knives and bladed articles hidden in our communities. The campaign runs alongside Operation Sceptre, a national week of action running this […]

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What’s in the Box?

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority have published an awareness campaign about things that shouldn’t be in our paper and card re-cycling bin. They say: Most people in Greater Manchester are great at recycling all they can from all over their homes. However, sometimes people forget to empty their cardboard boxes before putting them in the […]

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​Meet author Catherine Isaac at Prestwich library

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

A North West author Catherine Isaac is  due to give a reading from their latest novel at  Prestwich Library on 28 March 2019. This is part of the annual Read Regional campaign which celebrates selected new books from the North of England. Catherine Isaac will be talking about her book “You Me Everything”. This concerns a […]

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Incredibly Edible looking for Help

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Incredible Edible Prestwich and District (IEPAD) are looking for more people to get involved in their excellent work. They are looking for more help across their sites in Prestwich and Sedgley Park. If you have an interest in growing food, like fresh air and teamwork then this could be for you. You don’t need any […]

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Prestwich Roadworks March 2019

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Thankfully not too many roadworks to report this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in March  are: – Whittaker Lane (near the lights) Road closure 13 March 2019 (United Utilities) – Bury New Road, just south of Church Lane, carriageway incursions 11-13 March 2019 (United Utilities) […]

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