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Make sure you are Registered to Vote

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2019

As people will no doubt have noticed …. a UK General Election is taking place on Thursday 12 December 2019. To vote in a general election you need to Be 18 or over on the day of the election Be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen Be resident at an address in the UK (or a […]

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Think the right health services

by timpickstone on 5 November, 2019

Later in November is the NHS ‘Self Care Week’. The Bury Directory is supporting the Self Care campaign and helping people know about pvital information, advice and local events. The team will be out and about during November to help people discover how the directory can help them to use self-care in all aspects of […]

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Prestwich Roadworks November 2019

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2019

Details of roadworks for the month below. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in November are:– Heywood Road at the junction of Hope Park Road 2 way signals until 5th November 2019 (Bury Council)– Woodhill Drive is closed 18-22 November 2019 (Bury New Road end) (Bury Council)– Multi-Way […]

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50 years of the Besses Metrolink Bridge

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2019

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the distinctive railway (now tram) bridge over the motorway near Besses station, reports the Bury Times. Throughout its construction leading engineers warned that the project was a white elephant which would never stand nor carry a single train. Construction of the bridge put Besses on the civil engineering […]

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Halloween Safety Advice

by prestwichfocus on 21 October, 2019

Greater Manchester fire and police services have issued this joint advice: If you are going ‘trick or treating’ please respect and consider others and follow these top tips to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time: DON’T Go alone – ‘trick or treating’ is more fun and safer if you go in a small […]

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Two new cancer investigative tests have been made available to GPs across Bury to help them provide a faster diagnosis to patients presenting with low risk symptoms of pancreatic or colorectal (bowel) cancer. GPs will now be able to refer patients at low risk of suspected pancreatic cancer for a direct access computerised tomography (CT) […]

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Free talk on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

by prestwichfocus on 21 October, 2019

BURY & Rochdale Care Organisation is inviting local people and Trust members to come for a free talk to find out more about Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) on Tuesday 5 November, from 2 to 3pm, at Fairfield General Hospital. IBD is a complex and incurable condition that has a major impact on patients’ lives. More […]

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Bury Council has opened applications for the Community Capital Fund (Previously known as the Social Capital Fund). Applicants for the Community Capital Fund can apply for up to £10,000 for their project or scheme. The Community Capital Fund has been made available to any community group (constituted or none constituted) or voluntary community and faith […]

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Blackley Band at Heaton Park Methodist 26 October 2019

by timpickstone on 15 October, 2019

Blackley Band are giving a concert at Heaton Park Methodist Church, 275 Bury Old Road, M25 1JA on Saturday 26 October at 7.00 pm. Heaton Park Methodist say: Please come and join us for an evening of musical entertainment with refreshments” Tickets £7 (under 12s free) available from the church on the door. More information […]

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Keen photographers are being invited to submit their favourite shots of Bury for inclusion in the Tourist Information Centre 2020 calendar. The full colour calendars are extremely popular as Christmas presents and are often sent far and wide across the world. This year Bury’s Tourist Information team are looking for recognisable scenes which show off […]

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