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Victoria Wood statue unveiled

by timpickstone on 20 May, 2019

The statue in memory of the Prestwich-born comedian Victoria Wood has been unveiled in Bury. The statue is in the Library Gardens in Silver Street Bury. Close friend, actor Ted Robbins, and Victoria’s brother Chris. (Photo PA.)

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Prestwich Clough Day – This Sunday!

by timpickstone on 14 May, 2019

Prestwich Clough Day takes place this Sunday, 19 May 2019. This is a FREE Annual Event held from 12pm – 5pm in St Mary’s Flower Park and outside The Church Inn, Church Lane with activities, stalls and entertainment.

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Thursday is Polling Day

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2019

Thursday, 2 May 2019 is polling day for the Local Elections. Your local vote matters. Bury Council is making important decisions about the future of our local community. Make sure your voice is heard. Polling stations are open 7am to 10pm. You do not need your polling card to vote. If you have a postal […]

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Stop Food Waste Day 24 April 2019

by timpickstone on 22 April, 2019

Stop Food Waste Day is an international day of action in the fight against food waste which is a serious and growing problem. Roughly one-third of the food produced globally is either lost or wasted every year.  Find out more about the day here. Read tips for what we can do to reduce food waste. […]

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover

by prestwichfocus on 15 April, 2019

Just to wish residents a Happy Easter, and a Happy Passover. Passover begins on the evening of this Friday (19 April 2019) and ends on the evening of 27 April 2019. All of our local churches will have special services and activities over the weekend. More information: Our Lady of Grace, St Mary’s, St Margaret’s […]

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Diary Date – Prestwich Clough Day

by prestwichfocus on 9 April, 2019

Prestwich Clough Day takes place on Sunday 19 May 2019. This is a FREE Annual Event held from 12pm – 5pm in St Mary’s Flower Park and outside The Church Inn, Church Lane with activities, stalls and entertainment. More information here including information on how you can help as a volunteer or sponsor.

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Important Voting Deadlines

by prestwichfocus on 2 April, 2019

Important local elections take place on Thursday 2 May 2019. The deadline to register to vote is Friday 12 April and the deadline to apply for a postal vote is Monday 15 April. The quickest and easiest way to register is to go online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. All you need is your date of birth and National […]

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World Autism Awareness Week 1-7 April 2019

by timpickstone on 25 March, 2019

We’re supporting World Autism Awareness Week which starts next Monday. The aim is to help create a society that works for autistic people everywhere. Autism is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they perceive the world around them. Follow this link below to […]

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Nominate your NHS Champions

by prestwichfocus on 19 March, 2019

The Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards are the only region-wide awards to recognise members of our paid and unpaid workforce who regularly go above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester. The awards recognise the contribution of our health and care champions; from doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, […]

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Open your Eyes to Knives

by timpickstone on 12 March, 2019

Following recent events across Greater Manchester and the rest of the country, Greater Manchester Police is urging members of the public to ‘open your eyes to knives’ to raise awareness of the dangers of knives and bladed articles hidden in our communities. The campaign runs alongside Operation Sceptre, a national week of action running this […]

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