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Brew Monday 18 January 2021

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

The Samaritans say it is more important than ever that we stay connected, even if we have to keep a physical distance. Samaritans Brew Monday will kick off on 18 January, the third Monday in January, which is usually known as ‘Blue Monday’. They are turning this day on its head and into something positive […]

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Domestic abuse codeword scheme

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

The Home Office is launching a new ‘Abuse Codeword Scheme’ (from 14 January 2021). The scheme provides a simple and discreet way for people experiencing domestic abuse to signal that they need immediate help from the police or other support services, using a codeword in their local pharmacy. The scheme is designed to complement existing […]

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Guided Walks back in the New Year

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Volunteer-led walks around some of the borough’s most scenic areas are back in the New Year. The weekly Bury Walk With Me events are back from the first week in January and provide a great chance to get some exercise, fresh air and the company of others – in the safe outdoors! Due to Covid […]

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Changes to Services over Christmas and New Year

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Bury Town Hall and most non-critical services will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 23 December 2020 and will reopen again at 8.45am on Monday 4 January 2021. Some services will be operating with different opening times with key details below. For the full and up to date list see this post. Customer Contact Team Closed from 5pm Wednesday 23 December 2020. Open 10am […]

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A coalition of public service organisations, charities and older people’s groups is this week launching a new information campaign to support older people to keep well this winter. The ‘Keeping Well This Winter’ booklet contains tips and advice on keeping physically well and maintaining good mental health, and is being provided to tens of thousands of older people […]

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Greater Manchester High Sheriff Young Citizen Award

by timpickstone on 8 December, 2020

Our nominations are being requested for the Greater Manchester High Sheriff Young Citizen’s Award. Young people play a huge role in making local communities safer and better places to live and it is extremely important that we recognise and celebrate their achievements.  The exceptional young people of Greater Manchester have demonstrated their commitment to social action, […]

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Prestwich Roadworks December 2020

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

There are no road closures or high impact road works planned in Prestwich in December (!). Nearby roadworks that may affect people are listed below. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. – Radcliffe New Road in Whitefield, multi-way signals until 12 December 2020 (Electricity North West).– Bury New Road in Salford, […]

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Bury Town of Culture Online Programme

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

A Christmas feast of online entertainment will bring festive cheer to residents despite the ongoing restrictions on live performances. Bury, as the first Greater Manchester Town of Culture, became the centre for live entertainment during lockdown when the The Met played host to United We Stream – and now it’s back! The first event is […]

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Bury Art Museum is presenting a charity postcard exhibition and silent auction at Kwoff Window Gallery on Silver Street, Bury. Some 99 artworks are on display in a variety of media – ink, pencil, watercolour, felt tip, collage, crayon, biro and paint – and can be viewed by passers-by until 5 December. People are invited […]

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Click, collect, read – libraries are open for borrowing

by timpickstone on 17 November, 2020

Bury’s four libraries are remaining opening during the national lockdown for readers to borrow and return books. Customers can go online to order books at www.bury.gov.uk/orderbooks and collect them from branches. Library members may also reserve their choice of book at https://bury.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/default.  A limited number of computer session are also available at Radcliffe, Ramsbottom and Prestwich libraries, which […]

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