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Carers Strategy Launched at Prestwich Hospital

by prestwichfocus on 18 January, 2019

The role of local carers, and the support they require, has prompted the launch of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation’s Trust’s first carers’ strategy at it’s headquarters at Prestwich Hospital. The Strategy sets out how the Trust is working with partners in health, social care and the voluntary sector to support the thousands of […]

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Boy charged following Prestwich Methodist Fire

by timpickstone on 17 January, 2019

Greater Manchester Police have announced that a 14-year-old boy from Whitefield has been charged with burglary following fire before Christmas at Prestwich Methodist Church. Police enquiries established that the building had been broken into shortly before the blaze took hold, and a number of items were stolen from inside. The fire caused significant damage to […]

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Share your experiences in GP Patient Survey

by timpickstone on 8 January, 2019

Patients from Bury will be invited to share their experiences of GP services in a national survey being sent out in January. A random sample of patients from each GP practice in England will have the opportunity to share their views and experiences in the national confidential GP Patient Survey run by Ipsos MORI on […]

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A reminder that the Parklife Community Fund is now open for applications for money raised at the 2018 event. This fund is open to community Groups in Prestwich and is a donation from ParkLife organisers. This year the fund stands at £23,500 and we are offering grants of up to £1,500 for community projects. The […]

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Travel offer for Apprentices

by timpickstone on 19 December, 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has launched a new public transport offer for apprentices, potentially saving them more than £300 on Metrolink and bus travel across the region. The deal sees eligible apprentices receiving a free 28-day System One travel pass, followed by significant discounts on the next three 28-day passes that they buy. Previously, […]

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​Stay safe – make sure your taxi is licensed

by timpickstone on 19 December, 2018

Bury Council’s Licensing team are reminding the public to use only legitimate taxis and private hire vehicles when travelling home from Christmas festivities. Their message is clear: ‘Don’t get into an unregistered, untraceable car which isn’t displaying taxi plates’. Hackney carriages and private hire vehicles operating in Bury must have a council licence, and drivers […]

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Parklife Community Grants Available

by timpickstone on 12 December, 2018

The Parklife Community Fund is now open for applications for money raised at the 2018 event. This fund is open to community Groups in Prestwich and is a donation from ParkLife organisers. This year the fund stands at £23,500 and we are offering grants of up to £1,500 for community projects. The fund is open […]

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GMMH Wins Apprenticeship Award

by timpickstone on 12 December, 2018

Greater Manchester Mental Health – the NHS trust with it’s headquarters at Prestwich Hospital – has won an award to recognise the work it does with apprentices at the HPMA North West Excellence Awards. GMMH’s submission, titled “Putting Apprenticeships at the Heart of a Talent Management Strategy”, highlights the work of the Apprenticeship Team and […]

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International Volunteers Day

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2018

International Volunteer Day takes place on the 5th December to celebrate the hard work of volunteers. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community and take on many important roles, be that looking after parks and paths or volunteering in local charity shops or community groups. Without volunteers, these things would not be able to take […]

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Over 65s urged to get vaccinated before flu season hits

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2018

Health bosses are encouraging older people to have their free flu vaccination and get protected against the virus ahead of winter. Stocks of the flu vaccine designed for over 65s are fully available – meaning anyone who still needs the jab can get it before the flu season hits. With flu rates currently low, there […]

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