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NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Bury CCG) has launched a four week engagement phase to gather views on conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed. New Greater Manchester guidance, following a national consultation, has been issued to CCGs in relation to reducing prescribing of over the counter medicines for […]

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Archeology Group Seeks Funds

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2019

Bury Archaeological Group was founded in 1953 and has been working every year since then, digging and processing sites and finds around the borough. Now the group is in dire straits. Faced with the challenge posed by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework which plans to give up  Green Belt for development that contains important archaeological […]

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What’s in the Box?

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority have published an awareness campaign about things that shouldn’t be in our paper and card re-cycling bin. They say: Most people in Greater Manchester are great at recycling all they can from all over their homes. However, sometimes people forget to empty their cardboard boxes before putting them in the […]

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​Meet author Catherine Isaac at Prestwich library

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

A North West author Catherine Isaac is  due to give a reading from their latest novel at  Prestwich Library on 28 March 2019. This is part of the annual Read Regional campaign which celebrates selected new books from the North of England. Catherine Isaac will be talking about her book “You Me Everything”. This concerns a […]

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Let’s Talk Loneliness Event – Sunday 17th March

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Bury Council would like to invite you to an event at which we will outline the vision for working towards ending loneliness and social isolation in Bury. This event will be your chance to make a big difference to the lives of people living in Bury. The team say: Loneliness and social isolation are some […]

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Spring into Volunteering – Prestwich Hospital

by timpickstone on 5 March, 2019

Prestwich Hospital have a volunteering open day “Spring into Volunteering” on Tuesday 12 March 2019 2-6pm. The Trust are looking for volunteers for their inpatient services at Prestwich hospital. This includes adult care services, young people’s services, the deaf service and substance misuse services. All welcome – more information from Noreen McCole 0161 271 0294.

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A memorial to the former chairman of the Prestwich and Whitefield Heritage Society is to be unveiled. The special plaque, dedicated to the memory of Ian Pringle, will be placed on the gateway between St Mary’s Church and the Rectory in Church Lane, Prestwich. The plaque has been funded from contributions made after a memorial […]

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Carers invited to input thoughts and ideas

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2019

Carers are being invited to a series of workshops to play their part in how support services are to be developed. Bury Council and Bury CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) recently consulted carers and those who support them about the services they have used, their needs, and what provision for carers they would like to see […]

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Eating Disorders Week 25 February – 3 March 2019

by timpickstone on 18 February, 2019

Eating Disorders Awareness Week this year takes place between 25th February and 3rd March. Eating disorders can affect anyone, anywhere. This National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), want to change the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders! This year’s theme is Come as You Are  to encourage inclusivity. The […]

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Working Carers Hub

by timpickstone on 18 February, 2019

Information from Bury Council regarding the ‘Working carers Hub’: “Juggling the demands of life, work and care giving Working and caring for our loved ones and everything this involves can sometimes overwhelm us. That’s why we have set up a new communication platform specially designed for working carers at Bury Council and Six Town Housing. […]

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