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Young people aged 14 to 16 are invited to apply to represent Bury in this year’s International Youth Sports Festival in Portugal? If you play football, athletics, table tennis, tennis or swimming for a local club, you could be on your way! The event gives young people the chance to compete against others from Bury’s […]

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Greater Manchester Mental Health rated as ‘Good’

by timpickstone on 21 January, 2020

Greater Manchester Mental Health, the NHS trust based at Prestwich Hospital has received an overall rating of ‘GOOD’ from the Care Quality Commission.  The Trust also received individual ratings for each of our core service lines; achieving ‘Good’ ratings for six core services, ‘Requires Improvement’ for two core services and an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our substance […]

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Meet Author Ruth Shedwick at Bury Library

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2020

Meet Ruth and listen to extracts from her recently published book Trembleath at Bury Library on Thursday 30 January at 7pm. Trembleath is the first of a paranormal series following the story of Amelia Scott, a young woman who is rebuilding her life in Southern England following a disastrous relationship. It was going to be […]

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Residents are invited to receive free information and support about tinnitus from professionals working in local services. A Tinnitus Awareness Talk takes place at Prestwich Library on Tuesday 4 February at 2pm. The Bury audiology service will be giving a talk about tinnitus and experts will be on hand to answer any questions about hearing […]

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Achieve drug and alcohol partnership arrives in Bury

by timpickstone on 7 January, 2020

A partnership between Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), The Big Life Group and Early Break have been successful in becoming the provider of substance misuse services in Bury. The partnership already runs services in Bolton, Salford and Trafford. A partnership between Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), The Big Life […]

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Funding for Local Groups

by timpickstone on 7 January, 2020

Just to remind residents about the upcoming deadline for Parklife Community Grants, and also information about the Greater Manchester Walking Grants: Applications are open for the 2019/20 Parklife Community Fund.  Parklife provides a Community Fund which is in cooperation with Manchester, Bury and Rochdale councils, which is now open to applicants. This fund is designed […]

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Volunteer wanted to become Independent Custody Volunteers

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2019

The ICV scheme ensures that custody facilities at Greater Manchester Police are independently checked and monitored by volunteers. Members of the local community, who are aged 18 and over and have no direct involvement with the criminal justice system, are invited to consider becoming a volunteer and carry out tasks with the aim of supporting […]

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Staff recognised in STAR Awards

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2019

Individuals and teams were rewarded for ‘going the extra mile’ at Bury Council’s annual STAR (Special Thanks And Recognition) awards. The 2019 winners are: Employee of the Year – Sarah Hodgkinson. Sarah is a personal advisor with the Extra Mile service, and has supported many vulnerable people to develop their skills. Sarah regularly gets extremely positive […]

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Parklife Grants – Open for Applications

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2019

Applications are open for the 2019/20 Parklife Community Fund. Parklife provides a Community Fund which is in cooperation with Manchester, Bury and Rochdale councils, which is now open to applicants. This fund is designed for the benefit of local community groups and priority is given to groups and projects that utilise parks and open spaces, […]

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Strictly best foot forward for Bury Hospice

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2019

The Mayor of Bury is urging local people to raise money for Bury Hospice by backing its Strictly Best Foot Forward dance-off. Councillor Trevor Holt and his wife Evelyn are taking part in the grand final, which takes place on Saturday 7 December at the Longfield Suite in Prestwich. This is the third year of […]

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