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Talk by Airport Chaplain at St Margaret’s Church Hall

by timpickstone on 12 September, 2018

There is a talk at St Margaret’s Church Hall (St Margaret’s Road, Prestwich) on Thursday 20th September 2018 at 7.30pm by George Lane. The Revd George Lane, is the Coordinating Chaplain at Manchester Airport Chaplaincy and has been in post since February 2012. Ordained in the Church of England in 1993, George has served in […]

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Schools becoming Academies, what do you think?

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

A major policy shift for Bury Council seems to be on the cards in proposals that are being put forwards by the Labour Group on Bury Council. A paper is being received by the Council’s Cabinet this week, and next week (12 September 2018) the full council meeting in Bury will consider a proposal from […]

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Organ Donation Week 2018

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

This week is national Organ Donation Week. This year the NHS campaign is focusing on encouraging people to talk to their familes about organ donation – many people don’t realise that their family’s support is needed for organ donation to go ahead. There is a lot more information about organ donation and the choices that […]

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Prestwich Roadworks September 2018

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in August are: – Tail end of the resurfacing works (Bury Council) on Heywood Road between Bury Old Road and St Margaret’s Road, Prestwich and in Simister – 30/07/2018 – 09/09/2018 – Continuing Works on the […]

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Bury 10K Run is 16 September 2018

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

The Asda Foundation Bury 10k, which is a mass participation running event, is due to take place on the morning of Sunday 16 September.  This will be followed by the much shorter Arena Group Family Fun Run. Both events are in their third year and start and end near to The Rock in Bury town […]

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Victoria Wood Exhibition at Bury Art Museum

by timpickstone on 5 September, 2018

A wealth of treasures from Prestwich and Bury’s most famous daughter will be on show at a major exhibition devoted to the much-loved entertainer. Working in conjunction with ‘Victoria Wood’s Literary Estate’, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre will share original scripts, song sheets, photos and costumes all once belonging to Victoria Wood, brought together […]

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At the last meeting of Bury Council, Liberal Democrat Councillors Mary D’Albert tabled a formal question to determine the number of home care visits, commissioned by Bury Council, are of 15 minutes or less.   “Could the Leader of the Council inform members of the number and proportion of home care visits undertaken within the borough […]

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Applications are being invited from local groups for the Bury Standing Together Community Grant Fund, which is awarding grants of up to £5,000 to successful applicants. Applications will need to demonstrate how their proposal makes a contribution towards keeping people safe, reducing harm and offending, and strengthening communities and places across Bury. These priorities reflect […]

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Information and advice about equipment to help with hearing loss are being offered at a free afternoon session in Bury town centre. People are invited to drop in on Monday 3 September any time between 2.30pm and 3.30pm to the Green Room, Textile Hall (next to Bury Library), Manchester Road. It’s the latest session to […]

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Have your say on the future of City Centre transport

by timpickstone on 27 August, 2018

Transport for Greater Manchester is asking people who know and use the city centre to have our say on the big transport issues facing the city and help them ensure they get this balance right for the future. Over the next 20 years, city centre employment levels are expected to rise to around 270,000 people, […]

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