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Road Dahl Day at local libraries

by prestwichfocus on 4 September, 2017

The biggest ever global celebration of Roald Dahl’s birthday takes place during the week beginning 13 September. Drop in to your local library dressed as your favourite Roald Dahl character? Or look at our bogswizzling displays, borrow a book by Roald Dahl or try our free craft sessions? Also, from Monday 4 September, children are […]

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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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Introduction to Selling Online – Free Talk

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2017

There is a session being put on at Bury Library for people thinking about setting up in business selling online. Bury Central Library: 6:00 – 8:00pm – Tuesday 18 July 2017 – Free to attend. The session will include helpful hints and tips to get the best price for your items and beat the competition, […]

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Roadworks July 2017

by prestwichfocus on 4 July, 2017

Greater Manchester Councils have punished a list of roadworks for July. Full details are here. In addition to the works on the A56, the most significant item is works now scheduled to start on 24 July to 18 August outside the Islamic Centre on Bury Old Road (just south of the Woodthorpe). This includes Multi-Way […]

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Road safety experts at Bury Council are inviting parents to attend a series of free child car seat clinics during July. These events have proven hugely popular in previous years, and enable the team to give potentially life-saving advice to families. The child car seat clinics will run from 10.30am to 3pm at the following […]

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Prestwich Jumble Trail 2 July 2017

by prestwichfocus on 27 June, 2017

A Jumble Trail is coming to Prestwich on 2nd July, 10 -2p.m. It’s like a car boot sale but on your street. Come and join the fun either as a stall holder or to find some treasure. This is a must for anyone that likes a rummage on a car boot or in a charity […]

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Pirate Adventure Game for Children across Bury

by prestwichfocus on 27 June, 2017

A Pirate Adventure Game is taking part across seven parks in Bury from 26 June – 3 September · Clarence Park, Bury · Nuttall Park, Ramsbottom · Close Park, Radcliffe · Peel Tower, Holcombe Hill · Prestwich Clough · Phillips Park, Whitefield · Burrs Country Park, Bury Here’s how it all works… · Each walk […]

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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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Upcoming Kingfisher Trail Events

by prestwichfocus on 5 June, 2017

Two events coming up as part of the ‘Kingfisher Trail‘, the Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s 14 mile recreational route which connects the rural West Pennine Moors to the urban communities of Bolton, Bury and Salford and starts in Phillips Park. (This information is from Lancashire Wildlife Trust). This weekend see’s the first Kingfisher Trail Festival! On […]

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Hearing Loss Information Day

by prestwichfocus on 3 May, 2017

Professionals will be holding an information day for people with hearing loss at Radcliffe Asda on Friday 19 May. The event, from 10am to 4pm, takes place during Deaf Awareness Week (15-21 May). For more information, call the sensory officer at Whitefield Library on 0161 253 7512 or email sensory.lib@bury.gov.uk

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