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Reporting Back: Annual Council and Mayor Making

by prestwichfocus on 20 May, 2019

Last week was the ‘Annual’ meeting of Bury Council. This is an important meeting, held each year following the local elections, to both elect the Leadership and committees for the Council for the following year, and to appoint the Mayor of the Borough. MayorThe new Mayor of Bury is Councillor Trevor Holt. Trevor is a […]

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Victoria Wood statue unveiled

by prestwichfocus on 20 May, 2019

The statue in memory of the Prestwich-born comedian Victoria Wood has been unveiled in Bury. The statue is in the Library Gardens in Silver Street Bury. Close friend, actor Ted Robbins, and Victoria’s brother Chris. (Photo PA.)

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Five shops sold knives to 13-year-old girls

by prestwichfocus on 20 May, 2019

Five retailers in Bury were caught breaking the law during a trading standards and licensing operation over the Easter school holidays. Two under-age volunteers visited a total of 50 shops, pubs and gambling premises across the borough to see if they could buy a variety of age restricted products – including knives, alcohol, cigarettes, e–cigarette […]

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Seedling and Plant Swap

by prestwichfocus on 20 May, 2019

Village Greens (Prestwich Longfield Centre) are hosting a seedling and plant swap on Sunday 2 June 2019 11am-2pm. They say” “Germinated too many seedlings? Bring them here and share them! Fancy trying something new? Come and see if you can pick up a new plant to grow! You don’t need to bring a plant to […]

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Prestwich Clough Day – This Sunday!

by prestwichfocus 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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Unveiling of Victoria Wood statue in Bury starts town’s weekend of celebrations of performer and writer’s life and work Life-size bronze statue of the Prestwich-born comedian, writer and actor to be unveiled in Bury’s Library Gardens on Friday (May 17) Fans invited to come along and see the statue for the first time, and help […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

by prestwichfocus on 14 May, 2019

This week, 13-19 May 2019, is the Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week. They say: “Mental health problems can affect anyone, at any time. We believe that mental health is everyone’s business. So for one week each May, we campaign around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week. 13-19 May 2019: Body image […]

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Prestwich Roadworks May 2019

by prestwichfocus 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 prestwichfocus 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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