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Hearing Loss Information Day

by prestwichfocus on 3 May, 2017

Professionals will be holding an information day for people with hearing loss at Radcliffe Asda on Friday 19 May. The event, from 10am to 4pm, takes place during Deaf Awareness Week (15-21 May). For more information, call the sensory officer at Whitefield Library on 0161 253 7512 or email sensory.lib@bury.gov.uk

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Residents are invited to meet Dr Irene Lancaster at Prestwich Library on Thursday 11 May. Dr Lancaster will discuss her translation of the biography of the former Chief Rabbi of Haifa entitled Rabbi Shear Yashuv Cohen: Between War and Peace. Rabbi Cohen visited Whitefield, Prestwich and Broughton Park and spoke in local synagogues, declaring these […]

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Prestwich Area Roadworks May 2017

by timpickstone on 27 April, 2017

You can get a list of all the roadworks happening in Prestwich (or any area of Greater Manchester) here. For information the site is listing YELLOW and RED warnings for May 2017 for both Bury Old Road AND Bury New Road (though obviously the Bury New Road works seem to be a little behind schedule….) […]

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Positive Steps Courses at Bury Adult Learning Centre

by timpickstone on 27 April, 2017

The Positive Steps Project is offering courses for people in Bury who mild to moderate mental health issues such as stress, anxiety and low mood. The courses are for six weeks and are free. More information click on the picture below.        

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New Course: Reading to your Child

by timpickstone on 18 April, 2017

Bury College are delighted to offer the opportunity to enrol on the following course. The ‘Reading to your Child’ course is a ten-week workshop, accredited through the English Speaking Board. It is being offered free of charge and may appeal to parents, carers, teaching assistants or volunteers. “Reading to children on a daily basis gives […]

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Bright Ideas Fund – Grants for Community Businesses

by timpickstone on 18 April, 2017

The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund aims to give your community group the support and tools to start setting up your community business. It will also give your group the early stage finance that you need need to carry out consultation with local people and feasibility studies to develop a community business idea the community […]

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NHS – Know what’s open this Easter

by timpickstone on 11 April, 2017

Only on weekends and bank holidays are GP services limited. On all other days surgeries are open from 8am to 6.30pm as normal. Saturday, 15th April is normal working day for pharmacies and so pharmacists will be open as normal. Pharmacists offer expert health advice and recommend over-the-counter medicines that offer relief from the most […]

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Interview Skills Classes

by timpickstone on 11 April, 2017

As part of the Big Lottery funded project ‘No Barriers’ there is a short course in Interview Techniques being offered at Radcliffe Works, staffed by Bury College staff. This course is offered free of charge for unemployed adults. Details of the course and the No Barriers project are attached for information. If you would like […]

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First ever Bury Pride – this Saturday

by timpickstone on 4 April, 2017

This Saturday is the first ever ‘Bury Pride event’. Bury Pride will support the LGBTQ+ community and celebrate equality and diversity right here in Bury. Bury Pride will be held on Saturday 8th April 2017 and will be absolutely FREE to all members of the community. You can register for your free ticket here: https://www.fatsoma.com/mobile/products/e2igalq4 […]

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The Studio Church, at the junction of Heaton Street and Bailey Street near Heaton Park are asking for people’s memories of the old Heaton Park Congregational Church? They are looking for any memories that people have of the old Church, whether they attended worship there, one of the many groups that met there or went […]

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