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Major Cycling and Running events in Bury this weekend

by prestwichfocus on 10 September, 2019

Two major sporting attractions are coming to the Bury area this weekend: The Bury 10K Run takes place on Sunday 15 September 2019. It is not too late to enter which can be done here. The race starts at 9.30, and there is information about road closures is here. If you want to sponsor local […]

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Victims of Crime asked for your views

by prestwichfocus on 10 September, 2019

Victims and witnesses of crime are being asked to share their experiences of the police and criminal justice system to ensure that people in Greater Manchester are getting the best support possible. A new survey has been launched to find out why victims and witnesses did or did not report a crime to the police, […]

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Creative Living Centre seeks Trustees

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

Our local mental health charity the Creative Living Centre is seeking new Trustees to bring additional skills, experience and commitment to the team. More information below at this link.

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Ceilidh to raise funds for Bury Samaritans

by timpickstone on 3 September, 2019

A Ceilidh with Toll Bar Ceiligh Band and Caller (no dance knowledge necessary). This is on 4 October 2019 at the Carlton Club, Bury Old Road and is a fundraiser or Bury Samaritans. Tickets from burysamaritans@gmail.com

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Manchester Pride, this weekend

by timpickstone on 20 August, 2019

This weekend is the annual Manchester LGBT Pride festival, so expect the city centre to be busy with some road closures for the parade on Saturday. The parade starts at midday on Saturday 24 August 2019 going down Deansgate, then Peter Street, ending up in the gay village area. The rest of the event takes […]

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Bank Holiday Weekend NHS Opening Times

by timpickstone on 20 August, 2019

NHS Bury have issued the following information to local residents about health service opening times over the summer bank holiday weekend. “Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the summer bank holiday on Monday 26th August, collect prescriptions in advance and to consider self-care for minor, short term conditions. There are a range […]

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A new service called Advice and Guidance has been introduced in GP practices across Bury to help ensure that patients are receiving the most appropriate care in a timely way. Advice and Guidance is a consultant led service provided by specialists at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, which brings together the Salford Royal and […]

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From Prestwich Hospital to Sierra Leone

by timpickstone on 6 August, 2019

After moving into the role in September last year, Prestwich Hospital’s Waste and Environmental Manager Gary Roberts talks us through how unused Trust furniture ended up finding a second home in Africa. “Part of my role includes managing the GMMH (Greater Manchester Mental Health) Warp It Page which is a platform that lists any unwanted […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2019

by timpickstone on 30 July, 2019

Some serious roadworks for us this month with road closures and temporary traffic lights in a number of areas – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in July  are:– Heywood Road/Rectory Lane – multi-way signals until 8 August 2019 (Cadent Gas)– Scholes Lane (near end of Ostrich Lane) […]

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Help requested on the Carers Online Offer

by timpickstone on 30 July, 2019

Following the carers consultation and workshops, carers have told Bury Council and NHS that they want online information, advice and forums which can be accessible at any time. Bury Council and NHS Bury CCG need your thoughts, opinions and ideas to contribute to the design and to help develop the online carer information site and to […]

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