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Parklike Community Grants Awarded

by prestwichfocus on 11 March, 2020

£22,000 has been shared by community groups and projects in Prestwich as a result of the “Parklife Community Fund”. The fund is money donated by the Parklife Festival to the areas in Prestwich, Middleton and Blakeley that surround Heaton Park.

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Book Appeal for Children in Care and Care Leavers

by prestwichfocus on 11 March, 2020

In celebration of last week’s World Book Day, Bury Council and Foster with Bury is launching their latest appeal for Children in Care and Care Leavers. We all know the importance of reading and the promotion of reading for children of all ages. With this in mind, we aim to create a Virtual School Library […]

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Bury Special School Nurses celebrate innovation award

by prestwichfocus on 11 March, 2020

The Bury Special School Nursing Team, based at Elms Bank School and Millwood Primary School, have been successful in their bid to the Queen’s Nursing Institute Funds for Innovation Programme 2020. The Team have been awarded £5000 to support their work with young people with learning difficulties and their diet and nutrition needs. The team […]

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NHS hand washing video

by prestwichfocus on 11 March, 2020

The NHS is telling us that best way to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus is to wash our hands properly, and more often than we normally would. This short video shows us how: If you are worried about someone else, including neighbours who might be vulnerable, then Age Concern have issued this sensible […]

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The Happy Festival, inspired by the legacy of Bury’s own Victoria Wood, is launching New Faces to find and develop talent in Bury. Named after the ITV show that made Victoria’s name in the 1970s, New Faces is open to people of all ages. All you need is the desire to improve your skills, try something new […]

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​World Book Day 5 March 2020

by prestwichfocus on 4 March, 2020

Bury Council are asking us to join the reading revolution by taking part in World Book Day and pledge to Share a Million Stories. This is a nationwide campaign to help change children’s lives, by making story-sharing a habit of a lifetime and creating readers for life. It aims to boost reading for pleasure and […]

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COVID-19 Information

by prestwichfocus on 4 March, 2020

This information is from NHS Bury. On Sunday 1 March a coronavirus case was confirmed in Bury. Two further patients in Bury have tested positive for COVID-19 infection yesterday (3 March 2020). As a result of contact tracing we know that these two cases are residents of Bury who are known contacts of the confirmed case […]

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Prestwich Roadworks and M60 Resurfacing Phase 2

by prestwichfocus on 4 March, 2020

Details of the more serious roadworks for March below. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The second phase of resurfacing the M60 near to Prestwich starts on 9 March 2020. The surfacing work is planned to take place on both sides of the carriageway and will include replacement of road markings […]

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Prestwich Carnival: volunteers needed

by prestwichfocus on 19 February, 2020

The weekend of 27-28 June 2020 is the date for the Prestwich Carnival, with the parade taking place on the Sunday. This great event only works with the help of many volunteers. The carnival committee are in need of people to help with this years event – traffic marshals , donation bucket collectors and  programme […]

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Consultation on Bury’s urgent care services

by prestwichfocus on 19 February, 2020

Bury Council and NHS Bury are currently consulting people on the future of ‘urgent care services’. This consultation particularly affects services that take place in Bury itself. A second phase of the review which looks more at services that relate to North Manchester hospital (and quite possibly Prestwich) is expected later in the year. Urgent […]

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