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Healthwatch Bury GP Access and Appointments Survey

by timpickstone on 21 November, 2018

Healthwatch Bury is asking for your experience of accessing GPs and GP appointments. Healthwatch is an independent, publicly-funded organisation. They have statutory duties and a remit to ensure health and social care services in Bury are the best they can be for people, now and in the future. During 2017/18, general practice represented one of […]

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Clean Team Prestwich Litter Pick 2 December 2018

by timpickstone on 21 November, 2018

Clean Team Prestwich have confirmed the location of their next community clean. This is Sunday 2 December 2018, 9.30am meet at the Sainsbury’s Local in Sedgley Park. Litter pickers and bin bags are provided, please dress appropriately for the weather! More information at their Facebook Page here.

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​Victoria Wood, Bury Library – and her guilty letter!

by timpickstone on 14 November, 2018

Pictures of the old Bury library that Victoria Wood visited as a child are now on display – alongside her letter ‘admitting’ book theft. Victoria was a regular visitor to the Junior Library when she was a Bury Grammar School pupil, and these images of the Junior Library and the Reference Library show how the […]

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St Margaret’s Christmas Fair

by timpickstone on 14 November, 2018

St Margaret’s Church Christmas Fair takes place this Saturday, 17th November 10am to 2pm, St Margaret’s Road M25 2QB There will be a variety of stalls; a well stocked cafe; Father Christmas in his grotto. Admission 50p. accompanied children free. Please let us know if you have a community event that you would like us […]

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Anti-Bullying Week 12 – 16 November 2018

by timpickstone on 6 November, 2018

Anti-Bullying Week will take place this year between the 12th and 16th November. This year’s key theme is “Choose Respect”. The theme has been chosen to highlight the fact that bullying is a behaviour choice and that a positive example can be set by choosing to respect each other. There are two awareness days taking […]

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No fewer than 588 men and boys from Bury and the surrounding district were killed during the first 17 months of the First World War. (Information from Bury Art Museum) This dreadful fact underlies an event at Bury Art Museum as part of its commemorations for the Centenary Armistice. Paul Cliff from Manchester School of […]

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Courteeners Heaton Park Concert 15 June 2019

by timpickstone on 31 October, 2018

A concert will be held in Heaton Park on Saturday 15 June 2019. This is the Courteeners, with support acts including James, DMA’s and Pale Waves. The 50,000 capacity event is one week after Parklife (8-9 June 2019). Whilst the events are brought in by a separate promoter, the concert is to be managed on […]

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Prestwich Roadworks November 2018

by timpickstone on 31 October, 2018

A few less roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in November are: – Road closures up Rectory Avenue until 6 November (United Utilities) – Bury New Road outside Marks and Spencer lane closure on 5 November 2018 (Bury Council). – Simister Green resurfacing continues […]

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EU Citizens Rights Session at Bury Town Hall

by timpickstone on 24 October, 2018

There are are many citizens of other EU countries who live in the United Kingdom who need information regarding their rights and their status in the UK over the coming years, particularly with the current level of uncertainty about Brexit. An event has been organised by “The3million“, to provide information about EU citizens’ rights in […]

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Pottery Classes Return to Adult Learning Service

by timpickstone on 24 October, 2018

Pottery courses are back at Bury Adult Learning Service. The 12-week courses begin on Monday 29 October, Wednesday 31 October and Friday 2 November. Courses are held at Elms Bank, Pinfold Lane in Whitefield (formerly Whitefield Library and Adult Learning Centre) from 10am to 12noon and 1pm to 3pm. For information on costs and how […]

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