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Town of Culture Grants Available

by cristinategolo on 17 September, 2021

Bury Council is launching a new Town of Culture Grants Scheme to celebrate local talent and nurture creativity. The scheme which has been developed by Bury Council on the back of its Town of Culture Status for 2021 aims to provide financial support to enhance community creativity – which has been so important to many throughout the COVID-19 […]

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Shortage of Food Waste Bags

by cristinategolo on 17 September, 2021

Thank you to the many residents who have raised the issue of absence of food waste bags, when these have been requested in many areas recently.  The Council has now issued the following guidance:  “Due to shortages in the national supply chain we are currently unable to maintain our usual stock levels of compostable liners […]

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Parklife Residents’ Feedback

by cristinategolo on 17 September, 2021

Last weekend saw the 2021 Parklife Festival weekend in Heaton Park, together with a New Order concert on the Friday night.  As your local Councillors, we’re keen to get residents views and experiences about the weekend, so that we can best represent you when we meet with the organisers and park management next month.  Please […]

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Prestwich Roadworks September 2021

by cristinategolo on 27 August, 2021

Please see below the road closures and other significant roadworks in the Prestwich area for September 2021. Full details at www.gmroadworks.org.  Residents will obviously be aware of the unscheduled road closure on Heywood Road and the traffic lights on Bury Old Road as a result of a ‘sinkhole’ at that junction. Our latest information is that […]

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New Chair for NHS Bury

by cristinategolo on 27 August, 2021

A GP based in Greenmount Bury has been appointed as the new Chair of NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Dr. Cathy Fines, a GP from Tower Family Healthcare Greenmount, will take on the role of NHS Bury CCG Chair from 1 September 2021. She will take over the reins from Prestwich GP, Dr. Jeffrey […]

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Bury Running Festival goes Virtual for 2021

by cristinategolo on 13 August, 2021

Organisers of the Asda Foundation Bury Running festival have announced that the event will run virtually this year, with free entries available to all current entrants. Following the postponement of the event from 2020, Bury Council alongside partners Run For All has confirmed that the event will run virtually this year ahead of the festival’s big […]

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Vaccinations Update

by cristinategolo on 13 August, 2021

The latest figures show that 130,562 people across Bury have now had one dose of the vaccination, and 112,780 of them have had both jabs. Clinics are open, with no appointment needed, for anyone aged 18+ who lives, works or studies in Bury.  Also, young people who are within three months of their 18th birthday are […]

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Prestwich Clough Day 22 August 2021

by cristinategolo on 13 August, 2021

The popular Prestwich Clough Day is back, this year in August. The event normally takes place in May to mark the anniversary of the parkland which was gifted to the people of Prestwich 115 years ago. Because of current restrictions some things will have to be slightly different, but the team are keen to tell […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2021

by prestwichfocus on 30 July, 2021

See below some of the most significant roadworks for August. All major roadworks this month seem to fall on Bury New Road………… The full list can be searched here.  Bury New Road (junction with Kings Road) – multi-way signals 7-8 August 2021 (United Utilities)Bury New Road (near the junction with what was Warwick Street) – multi-way signals 6-10 […]

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Cycle September is Coming

by prestwichfocus on 30 July, 2021

As more and more people are travelling again to work and study, we’re all being urged to think about who we can undertake more journey with ‘active travel’ (walking and cycling).  Cycle September is a global bike challenge. People can bike anywhere any time throughout September to take part – it’s not about how fit […]

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