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Big Energy Saving Week

by prestwichfocus on 21 January, 2020

This week (20 January 2020) is the Citizens Advice Bureau’s Big Energy Saving Week – a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. Try the Citizens Advice energy price comparison tool which is free, uses a full market comparison, totally independent and gives a customer […]

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Young people aged 14 to 16 are invited to apply to represent Bury in this year’s International Youth Sports Festival in Portugal? If you play football, athletics, table tennis, tennis or swimming for a local club, you could be on your way! The event gives young people the chance to compete against others from Bury’s […]

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Greater Manchester Mental Health rated as ‘Good’

by prestwichfocus on 21 January, 2020

Greater Manchester Mental Health, the NHS trust based at Prestwich Hospital has received an overall rating of ‘GOOD’ from the Care Quality Commission.  The Trust also received individual ratings for each of our core service lines; achieving ‘Good’ ratings for six core services, ‘Requires Improvement’ for two core services and an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our substance […]

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Falls Prevention Talk 27 January 2020

by prestwichfocus on 21 January, 2020

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting elderly local residents and trust members to a free talk at Rochdale Infirmary, which will give advice about how older people can prevent falls at home and keep fit and healthy in old age. The NCA’s Integrated Neighbourhood Team based at Rochdale Infirmary, which specialises in […]

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Meet Author Ruth Shedwick at Bury Library

by prestwichfocus on 15 January, 2020

Meet Ruth and listen to extracts from her recently published book Trembleath at Bury Library on Thursday 30 January at 7pm. Trembleath is the first of a paranormal series following the story of Amelia Scott, a young woman who is rebuilding her life in Southern England following a disastrous relationship. It was going to be […]

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​Free help and information during Tinnitus Awareness Week

by prestwichfocus on 15 January, 2020

Residents are invited to receive free information and support about tinnitus from professionals working in local services. A Tinnitus Awareness Talk takes place at Prestwich Library on Tuesday 4 February at 2pm. The Bury audiology service will be giving a talk about tinnitus and experts will be on hand to answer any questions about hearing […]

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Metrolink Fares go up 26 January

by prestwichfocus on 15 January, 2020

Greater Manchester’s Council leaders have agreed ticket prices on Metrolink will go up on 26 January 2020. The peak ‘anytime travel’ 3 zones for Prestwich to Manchester goes up from £6.00 to £6.10. The off-peak 3 zone ticket goes up £4.20 to £4.30. An annual ticket Prestwich to Manchester goes from £930 to £967 – […]

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Reporting Back: Cabinet

by prestwichfocus on 15 January, 2020

This week was the regular meeting of the Council’s Cabinet. This is made up of the ruling (Labour) group cabinet members. A representative of the two largest opposition parties is invited to attend but not vote. Councillor Steve Wright reports: Radcliffe Strategic Regeneration FrameworkThe Cabinet received an update on the Radcliffe Strategic Regeneration Framework. This […]

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2020

by prestwichfocus on 7 January, 2020

Details of roadworks for the month below – no major roadworks scheduled for Prestwich, but some nearby that may well affect residents. For the full list see the GM Roadworks site here – Middleton Road (Blackley), just south of Victoria Avenue, lane closures 7-8 January 2020 (United Utilities).– Higher Lane (Whitefield), near Pinfold Lane. Lane […]

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Achieve drug and alcohol partnership arrives in Bury

by prestwichfocus on 7 January, 2020

A partnership between Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), The Big Life Group and Early Break have been successful in becoming the provider of substance misuse services in Bury. The partnership already runs services in Bolton, Salford and Trafford. A partnership between Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH), The Big Life […]

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