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Council proposes 25 year lease on football pitches

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2017

Bury Council is proposing a 25 year lease on the St Joseph’s Fields area off Sandgate Road to Prestwich Marauders Football Club. A similar lease is being proposed for the Clifton Road football pitch. The two sites are currently ‘self-managed’ by Marauders. What is proposed is a 25 year lease which will allow the club […]

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A community fund has been created to support local communities affected by the attack at the Manchester Arena on 22nd May 2017. The fund will assist local groups and organisations to host events and manage initiatives to counter hate and emerging unrest, and should look to promote cohesion within communities. Any events should be inclusive, […]

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Reporting Back: 10 Libraries to Close

by prestwichfocus on 4 July, 2017

Bury Council’s Cabinet met last week to consider the future of Bury’s 14 Libraries. The meeting was the end of a nearly year-long process to review the library provision across Bury. The outcome is that TEN libraries will close. Ainsworth, Brandlesholme, Castle Leisure, Coronation Road, Dumers Lane, Moorside, Topping Fold, Tottington, Unsworth and Whitefield. FOUR Libraries […]

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Have Your Say on local Pharmacy Services

by prestwichfocus on 27 June, 2017

Across Bury the NHS (Clinical Commissioning Group), the Council and the ‘Healthwatch’ group are reviewing the different ways in which pharmacies (‘chemists’) can help the public to access medicines or provide services which will target specific health problems for the local community. To do this they want to hear about your experiences of using a […]

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Bury Town Centre Purple Flag Status

by prestwichfocus on 21 June, 2017

Bury continues to be the only town in Greater Manchester to fly a nighttime economy “Purple Flag” a town and city centre award – similar to the Green Flag for Parks and Blue Flag for beaches – which aims to raise the standard and broaden the appeal of town and city centres between 6pm and […]

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Parklife – Request for Residents Feedback

by prestwichfocus on 14 June, 2017

Last weekend was the ‘Parklife’ festival in Heaton Park, attended by an estimated 80,000 people each day. As your local councillors we are keen to receive feedback from residents, which we can then discuss with the event organisers and with the Heaton Park management. In previous years issues raised by residents have often been taken […]

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Memorial concert for Manchester Arena emergency fund

by prestwichfocus on 13 June, 2017

A benefit concert for the Manchester Arena emergency fund will be held at Bury Parish Church on Sunday 16 July at 7pm. Called “From Darkness into Light”, the concert is a collaboration between Besses Boys brass band, Bury Community Choir and Bury Young Voices, and will support the families of those killed and injured in […]

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