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Upcoming Kingfisher Trail Events

by prestwichfocus on 5 June, 2017

Two events coming up as part of the ‘Kingfisher Trail‘, the Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s 14 mile recreational route which connects the rural West Pennine Moors to the urban communities of Bolton, Bury and Salford and starts in Phillips Park. (This information is from Lancashire Wildlife Trust). This weekend see’s the first Kingfisher Trail Festival! On […]

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Festival of Learning Week – Events across Bury

by prestwichfocus on 5 June, 2017

The below poster has details of activities across Bury taking place during Festival of Learning Week (formerly Adult Learners Week). The week is June 12th to 16th 2017. It is a Big Lottery funded project is designed to support local people to benefit from improving your health and well-being, develop your confidence and self-esteem and […]

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Parklife – Information for Local Residents

by prestwichfocus on 29 May, 2017

A leaflet has been delivered to people who live around Heaton Park (copy here) – but this information may well be of wider information to residents – a summary of key points below and the full FAQs on the Parklife website here. There are two public information sessions for residents, one before and one after […]

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Bury school nurses go digital to improve care

by prestwichfocus on 24 May, 2017

Bury School Nurses have ‘gone digital’ by scanning 28,000 healthcare records. (The following information is from Pennine Care NHS Trust.) The nurses, from Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, have begun putting all child health records on a secure online system to make it easier for professionals to share relevant information and provide the best possible […]

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Prestwich Artisan Market 4 June 2017

by prestwichfocus on 22 May, 2017

The next ‘Prestwich Artisan Market’ takes place Sunday 4 June, 10am – 4pm in the Longfield Suite and around the Prestwich Fountain. There will be 43 stalls of artisans from Bury, Manchester and the North West Music, entertainment and a few little surprises along the way!

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New Mayor of Bury Appointed

by prestwichfocus on 22 May, 2017

Councillors met last week in the for the formal Annual Meeting of the Council where Councillor Dorothy Gunther was appointed as Mayor of Bury for the municipal year 2017-2018. Dorothy, who lives in Summerseat, was first elected as a councillor in 1992, representing either Ramsbottom Ward and more recently North Manor ward. Wishing her a […]

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Prestwich Clough Day – This Sunday!

by prestwichfocus on 17 May, 2017

Prestwich Clough Da, the FREE Annual Event held from 12pm – 5pm in St Mary’s Flower Park and outside The Church Inn, Church Lane. This year’s event takes place this Sunday 21 May 2017, with activities, concessions. countryside Groups. displays. entertainment and local groups. More information: http://www.prestwichclough.co.uk

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Below is the list latest list of short courses available for unemployed adults aged 19+ (claiming benefits such as JSA, UC). As we are nearing the end of the academic year, they asking people to book places as soon as possible as these courses are filling up. It may not be possible to arrange further […]

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Bury Sport & Physical Activity Service need your help with a funding bid they have in at Tesco’s ‘Bags of Help’ fund (the money raised form the 5p levy on plastic bags). They are putting together a programme of ‘Summer Boredom Busters’ which are free activities for families in the parks in Bury this summer […]

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The newly elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burmham, has announced a ‘re-write’ of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF). The new Mayor said: “I will listen to communities and oversee a radical rewrite of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. I will keep those high ambitions for the homes and jobs we need but there […]

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