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Flu Vaccinations available for all Children aged 2 and 3

by timpickstone on 16 October, 2020

All children who were 2 or 3 years of age on the 31st August 2020 are eligible for a free flu vaccination, which is the best way to protect them against the influenza virus (flu). (Information from NHS Bury.) The children’s flu vaccine is offered as a yearly nasal spray to young children to help protect them […]

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Fostering Could be ‘Just the Job’

by timpickstone on 16 October, 2020

This week is Work Life Week 2020 (12-16 October), which is an opportunity for both employers and employees to focus on wellbeing at work and work life balance and with the economy and job market in flux at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bury Council’s Fostering Team are saying that now could be […]

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Prestwich Library Open but limited hours

by timpickstone on 16 October, 2020

Prestwich Library is back open again from yesterday (Thursday 15 October 2020). The branch has launched its Order and Collect Service means readers can order books online or by phone: please see https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=15605. Library staff will process the orders and customers will be contacted when the order is ready to be collected at a specific time. […]

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GMSF Delayed Again

by timpickstone on 9 October, 2020

The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework was due to be published on 5 October 2020 with a special meeting of Bury Council on 21 October 2020 to agree the plan. Assuming that the plan had been agreed by all ten Greater Manchester councils then the public would have had a seven week consultation in November and […]

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Free Tennis at St Mary’s Park

by timpickstone on 9 October, 2020

Free community tennis sessions have returned to St Mary’s Park in Prestwich to help improve people’s physical and mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic. National sports charity Tennis for Free have relaunched the sessions on Sunday (4 Oct) in partnership with Bury Council and the LTA. The sessions will be led by a professional tennis […]

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Right stuff in the Green Bin

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2020

Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority and the Council are launching a new campaign to make residents aware of what can and cannot put in our green bins. In the last six months across the borough of Bury more than 850 tonnes of green bin recycling has been rejected. Waste collection crews have been finding that […]

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Prestwich Roadworks October 2020

by timpickstone on 1 October, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in September 2020. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Scholes Lane (near the Friendship) AND Hilton Lane (near Hope Road) – multi-way signals 1-5 October 2020 (BT) Scholes Lane (near the Friendship) – mult-way signals 26 October […]

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Bury Adult Learning Service will be offering a wide range of courses during autumn that are open to all adults over the age of 19. The guide showcases the courses on offer, including daytime and evening classes and courses that offer professionally recognised certificates, to support learners in returning to education, self-improvement or a career […]

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​Ask author Lesley Pearse on her virtual tour

by timpickstone on 1 September, 2020

Bury Libraries invite you to join a virtual author tour with Lesley Pearse on Thursday 24 September at 7pm on their Facebook live platform. The popular British author is working with Libraries Connected to promote her new book “Liar”. In a Shepherd’s Bush bedsit, Amelia White dreams of being a reporter, but the closest she’s […]

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Prestwich Roadworks September 2020

by timpickstone on 1 September, 2020

Please see below details of the most significant roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area in September 2020. (On Bury New Road some of these relate to work to create a temporary cycle lane.) For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here. Junction of Kersal Mood Road and Moor Lane (just in Salford) 8-10 […]

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