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NHS hand washing video

by timpickstone on 11 March, 2020

The NHS is telling us that best way to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus is to wash our hands properly, and more often than we normally would. This short video shows us how: If you are worried about someone else, including neighbours who might be vulnerable, then Age Concern have issued this sensible […]

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COVID-19 Information

by timpickstone on 4 March, 2020

This information is from NHS Bury. On Sunday 1 March a coronavirus case was confirmed in Bury. Two further patients in Bury have tested positive for COVID-19 infection yesterday (3 March 2020). As a result of contact tracing we know that these two cases are residents of Bury who are known contacts of the confirmed case […]

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Prestwich Carnival: volunteers needed

by timpickstone on 19 February, 2020

The weekend of 27-28 June 2020 is the date for the Prestwich Carnival, with the parade taking place on the Sunday. This great event only works with the help of many volunteers. The carnival committee are in need of people to help with this years event – traffic marshals , donation bucket collectors and  programme […]

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Hate Crime Awareness Week

by timpickstone on 5 February, 2020

This week is Greater Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. The strong message from the organisers is: “Hate crime has no place in Greater Manchester. No hate crime is acceptable. We all have a right to live without fear, hostility and intimidation from others because of who we are.  We can all report hate crime as […]

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Young Carers Day 30 January 2020

by timpickstone on 28 January, 2020

Young Carers Awareness Day, an annual event led by the Carers Trust, is on  30 January 2020. Recent research shows that one in five secondary school children may be a young carer. For many, their caring journey begins at a much younger age. Caring for someone can be very isolating, worrying and stressful. For young carers, this can negatively impact on their […]

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Big Energy Saving Week

by timpickstone on 21 January, 2020

This week (20 January 2020) is the Citizens Advice Bureau’s Big Energy Saving Week – a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. Try the Citizens Advice energy price comparison tool which is free, uses a full market comparison, totally independent and gives a customer […]

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Metrolink Fares go up 26 January

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2020

Greater Manchester’s Council leaders have agreed ticket prices on Metrolink will go up on 26 January 2020. The peak ‘anytime travel’ 3 zones for Prestwich to Manchester goes up from £6.00 to £6.10. The off-peak 3 zone ticket goes up £4.20 to £4.30. An annual ticket Prestwich to Manchester goes from £930 to £967 – […]

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2020

by timpickstone on 7 January, 2020

Details of roadworks for the month below – no major roadworks scheduled for Prestwich, but some nearby that may well affect residents. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here – Middleton Road (Blackley), just south of Victoria Avenue, lane closures 7-8 January 2020 (United Utilities).– Higher Lane (Whitefield), near Pinfold Lane. Lane […]

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Happy Christmas

by timpickstone on 20 December, 2019

Just to wish all residents a very happy Christmas and the best wishes for 2020. Thank you for your help and support in the last year.

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Prestwich Winter Artisan Market

by timpickstone on 5 December, 2019

Bury Venues and Village Greens Prestwich look forward to welcoming you to the Prestwich Artisan Winter Market which is this Sunday, 8 December 2019. Doors open 10am – 4pm. Stalls will be located in the Longfield Suite and around the Prestwich Fountain. Come and experience the finest makers, producers, and artisans in crafts, arts, food […]

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