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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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Prestwich Roadworks May 2019

by timpickstone on 30 April, 2019

Thankfully not too many roadworks to report this month – though those that there are affect busy roads – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The Major roadworks in March  are:– Bury New Road in Sedgley Park – 2 way traffic lights continue until 7 May 2019.– Bury Old Road, just […]

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Author and poet visits at local libraries

by timpickstone on 30 April, 2019

Three writers are coming to local libraries as part of the annual Read Regional celebration of new books from the north of England. The first event is at Radcliffe Library on Friday 10 May, when Anna Woodford will host an Exploring Poetry workshop at 2pm, followed by a chance to meet poet Clare Shaw. Author […]

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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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Polling Day Information – Holyrood Ward

by prestwichfocus on 29 April, 2019

Polling Day for the local elections is Thursday 2 May 2019. Polling stations are open 7am – 10pm on Thursday. You don’t need your polling card to vote. Any questions or need a lift to the polls call us on polling day 07976 831 686. Polling stations are: Baguley Crescent and Heywood Old Road areasMobile […]

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Greater Manchester Councils recently submitted an outline case to Government for a ‘Clean Air’ charging zone for Greater Manchester which would charge buses, lorries, vans and taxis for driving on Greater Mancheter’s roads from 2021. (£100 a day for buses and lorries, £7.50 a day for taxis and vans.) One of our big concerns is […]

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X-PERT Patient Programme Type 2 Diabetes

by timpickstone on 22 April, 2019

Information from Pennine Care NHS Trust about the X-PERT patient programme for patients who live in Bury or the Rochdale and have type 2 diabetes? The aim is to improve your understanding of the condition, how it affects your body and how to make the best decisions to stay healthy and avoid life threatening complications. […]

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​Sign up to new Adult Learning Courses

by timpickstone on 22 April, 2019

Bury Adult Learning Service will be offering a wide range of courses during the summer that are open to all adults over the age of 19. Information from Bury Council: “Whether you are interested in computer skills, confidence building, childcare, developing your job skills, art, cake decoration, languages, sewing, making gifts with stained glass, soft […]

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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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Reporting Back – Full Council

by prestwichfocus on 16 April, 2019

Last Wednesday (8 April 2019) was the regular ‘Full Council’ meeting of Bury Council. This is the meeting, six times a year, where all 51 councillors are in attendance. This meeting, as you may have seen reported online and in the press, was controversial before it started. At each full Council all political parties submit […]

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