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Digital First for GP practices

by timpickstone on 24 June, 2020

Patients in Bury are now able to make online visits to their GP and receive advice and support virtually as more practices roll out new technology. The new digital technology allows patients to request help from their GP practice by completing a short form online, which will then be assessed by a practice clinician to […]

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Scams Awareness Fortnight

by timpickstone on 24 June, 2020

Bury Trading Standards is supporting the Citizens Advice campaign on scams awareness which is currently running. This year’s focus is on raising awareness of the scams that have emerged as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. This year protecting people against scams is more important than ever. The coronavirus crisis means more people are facing […]

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Thank you to Community Hub volunteers and staff

by timpickstone on 11 June, 2020

The hundreds of people working in Bury’s five Community Hubs during the Covid-19 crisis have been thanked by the Mayor of Bury. Prestwich Councillor Tim Pickstone, the current Mayor, praised the amazing work that the hubs have been doing to ensure that essential help gets to the borough’s most vulnerable people.  There are 808 volunteers […]

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Carers Week

by timpickstone on 11 June, 2020

The hundreds of Bury people who provide unpaid care to the most vulnerable are being recognised in a range of activities during Carers Week (8-14 June). This year, the coronavirus outbreak has put even more challenges on carers as they take onmore responsibilities for relatives and friends who are disabled, ill or older and who […]

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Additional Grants available for Local Businesses

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2020

Businesses that work from shared premises are the main target of a new grant scheme that aims to boost local economies in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. The Government has provided Bury with a £2m funding pot available to organisations unable to apply for previous government support because they did not have a rates […]

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Bury Market to re-open 15 June 2020

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2020

Bury Market will re-open to welcome back customers on Monday 15 June 2020. Measures are being put in place to maintain social distancing and ensure that visitors have a safe and happy experience while shopping. The vast majority of the 300-plus stalls, on both the outdoor and indoor markets, will be open, except those which […]

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Book Appeal for Children in Care and Care Leavers

by timpickstone on 11 March, 2020

In celebration of last week’s World Book Day, Bury Council and Foster with Bury is launching their latest appeal for Children in Care and Care Leavers. We all know the importance of reading and the promotion of reading for children of all ages. With this in mind, we aim to create a Virtual School Library […]

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Bury Special School Nurses celebrate innovation award

by timpickstone on 11 March, 2020

The Bury Special School Nursing Team, based at Elms Bank School and Millwood Primary School, have been successful in their bid to the Queen’s Nursing Institute Funds for Innovation Programme 2020. The Team have been awarded £5000 to support their work with young people with learning difficulties and their diet and nutrition needs. The team […]

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The Happy Festival, inspired by the legacy of Bury’s own Victoria Wood, is launching New Faces to find and develop talent in Bury. Named after the ITV show that made Victoria’s name in the 1970s, New Faces is open to people of all ages. All you need is the desire to improve your skills, try something new […]

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​World Book Day 5 March 2020

by timpickstone on 4 March, 2020

Bury Council are asking us to join the reading revolution by taking part in World Book Day and pledge to Share a Million Stories. This is a nationwide campaign to help change children’s lives, by making story-sharing a habit of a lifetime and creating readers for life. It aims to boost reading for pleasure and […]

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