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Volunteer Event at Prestwich Hospital

by prestwichfocus on 16 July, 2021

Prestwich Hospital are looking for volunteers, with a recruitment event taking place Thursday 29 July 2021 3.00-6.00pm at ‘The Curve’ (the big new building behind the Tesco Roundabout. Greater Manchester Mental Health say: “Volunteers are a vital part of the NHS and something we very much appreciate at Greater Manchester Mental He alth NHS Foundation […]

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Crossing proposed on Heys Road

by prestwichfocus on 16 July, 2021

A zebra crossing is being proposed on Heys Road, outside the high school (The Heys Academy). This will be placed atop of the existing flat top road hump outside Prestwich Arts College. This will provide enhanced facilities for pedestrians and cyclists and particularly for pupils who attend the nearby Prestwich Arts College. This is one […]

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Children’s Sumer Holiday Clubs

by prestwichfocus on 2 July, 2021

Free summer holiday clubs are to be held for children and young people across Bury in August. Bury Council is working with a range of local organisations to put on activities that will be fun, challenging and exciting, while also providing parents with vital childcare. The Bury Holiday Activities and Food programme is being put […]

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Outdoor Church this Saturday

by prestwichfocus on 2 July, 2021

Join Heaton Park Methodist Church this Saturday (3 July 2021) for ‘Outdoor Church’ (First Saturday of the month going forwards.) They meet at the ‘Rec’ off Heaton Street (M25 1HT) around 2.30pm for a time to pause, breathe and reflect using guided ‘pause points’ Heaton Park Methodist Church sat: “We also offer (Covid safe) snacks […]

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All change for bin collections next week…

by prestwichfocus on 18 June, 2021

Don’t forget that bin collection rounds change next week, 21 June 2021.  There is no change to how often bins are emptied but collection days will change for most households. Around 5% (4,000 households) will have their brown bin emptied on a different day to their other bins (blue, green and grey). The changes will save […]

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Businesses urged to apply for Covid grants

by prestwichfocus on 18 June, 2021

Hundreds of businesses across Bury could miss out on vital business rates relief simply because they have not applied for it. A huge range of businesses – from shops and restaurants to gyms and art galleries – are eligible to benefit from the extension of rates discounts for another year, which started in April 2020.  […]

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Prestwich Roadworks June 2021

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2021

Please see below the main roadworks scheduled for the Prestwich area for June 2021. Full list available here. Bury Old Road – at the junction with Upper Wilton Street near Heaton Park Metrolink, multi-way signals 8-10 June 2021, Virgin Media. Bury New Road – at the junction with Butterstile Lane, multi-way signals 17-22 June 2021, […]

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Businesses urged to apply for new rates relief

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2021

Thousands of businesses across the borough could be eligible for new discounts on business rates that come into effect on 1 July. A huge range of businesses – from shops and restaurants to gyms and art galleries – will benefit from the extension of rates discounts for another year. However, applications must be submitted to […]

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Vaccination Update

by prestwichfocus on 21 May, 2021

A total of 103,821 people registered with a Bury GP have now had their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine – and 66,172 residents have now received their second jab. If you are aged 34 and over you can visit the NHS National Booking Service or call 119 to book your first dose appointment, or book an […]

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Changes to Bin Collection Rounds

by prestwichfocus on 21 May, 2021

From 21 June our Waste Management Service will introduce new, more efficient collection rounds.  This will mean:  a change in collection day for most households, but not all; around 5% (approx 4,000 households) will have a separate collection day for their brown bin. How often we empty bins will not change During June extra one-off […]

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