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Meet Author Alrene Hughes at Radcliffe Library

by prestwichfocus on 10 July, 2018

Readers are invited to hear Alrene Hughes talk about her books at Radcliffe Library on Thursday 26 July. Alrene’s latest novel “The Girl in the Pink Raincoat” (published by Head of Zeus) is set in Manchester and Bury during the Second World War. While researching the novel, she was surprised to come across the notorious […]

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A new housing complex for older people in Bury will be named after a local hero of the First World War. The £8.5 million extra care scheme, due to open in October, will be called Peachment Place. This is in commemoration of Rifleman George Stanley Peachment who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross after losing […]

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The Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass becomes operational today (3 April 2018) enabling women affected by the change to the state pension age in 2011 have access to free off-peak travel on bus, train and Metrolink. Those that can apply for the Women’s Concessionary Travel Pass are women who were born between 6 October 1953 and […]

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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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