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Share your views and experience of gastrointestinal services

by prestwichfocus on 21 November, 2017

Bury residents who have accessed gastrointestinal services are being asked to share their views and experiences in a confidential survey. NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is gathering feedback from local people who have been referred by their GP for specialist services (hospital care) for gastrointestinal symptoms and conditions such as (but not limited to) […]

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Reporting Back – Health Scrutiny

by prestwichfocus on 21 November, 2017

Last week was the regular meeting of Bury Council’s ‘Health Scrutiny’ Committee. Councillor Mary D’Albert reports: Delayed Discharge from Hospital Delayed discharge is a high profile issue within the health service with significant knock on effect to other hospital services (e.g. lack of beds to transfer people from A&E). There is also a cost implication. […]

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Winter Cycling Advice

by prestwichfocus on 14 November, 2017

With the nights drawing in Transport for Greater Manchester have produced this short information site to help cyclists stay safe through winter.  More information here.

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Bonfire Night in Heaton Park – Feedback

by prestwichfocus on 14 November, 2017

A number of residents have been in touch over the last week with concerns about parking on Sunday 5 November 2017 for people attending the Bonfire Night in Heaton Park. As I understand there were some problems in a number of areas with on-street parking which affected some of the residential streets around the park. […]

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£200 Grants for Great Christmas Get Together

by prestwichfocus on 14 November, 2017

Forever Manchester are delighted to announce they are supporting the Great Christmas Get Together by offering £200 to communities who wish to hold a Christmas event in their neighbourhood http://forevermanchester.com/great-christmas-get-together/ Applications close on Wednesday 29th November at midday.

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Cancer Research UK ‘Tough 10’ in Heaton Park

by prestwichfocus on 14 November, 2017

Cancer Research UK is launching a new muddy, thigh-burning Tough 10 challenge in Heaton Park later this month. The 10k trail run takes place in Heaton Park on November 26, pitting runners against challenging muddy slopes, thigh-burning hills and tough terrain to raise money for life-saving research. The event is open to men and women […]

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Reporting Back: Greater Manchester CA Scrutiny

by prestwichfocus on 6 November, 2017

Last month saw the second meeting of the new Greater Manchester Combined Authority Scrutiny Committees. A scrutiny process is established in the laws which establish the city region Mayor (Andy Burnham), and in Greater Manchester these are just now taking shape. Three Scrutiny Committees have been established, each is made up of 15 councillors from […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward November 2017

by prestwichfocus on 6 November, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area on Ferndene Road, Sandgate Road, Guest Road and Tamworth Avenue. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension at side; External alterations including bi-fold doors at rear 33 Ferndene Road, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6RB Ref. No: 62111 | […]

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Funding for Sports Satellite Clubs

by prestwichfocus on 6 November, 2017

Applications now open for funding of up to approx £2000 towards sports clubs – Any Club, youth group or organisation working with young people aged 14-19. The core audience among this age group being those who are inactive or generally less active on a regular basis. ‘Satellite Clubs’ are local sport and physical activity clubs […]

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Early Years Gymnastic Sessions at Castle Leisure

by prestwichfocus on 6 November, 2017

Early years gymnastic sessions are taking place at Castle Leisure Centre from 16 November 2017. The sessions aim to help develop coordination, balance and body awareness. First session free, but you need to email to book. More information sports.development@bury.gov.uk

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