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Reporting Back: Prestwich Village Regeneration Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2018

Last week a second meeting around took place around the regeneration of the Prestwich village area. The meeting heard presentations from Bury Council, the development company which has signed up to redevelop the area and their planning consultants. The Mayor of Greater Manchester also spoke as part of Greater Manchester’s ‘Town Centre Challenge’ project, of […]

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LEGO Club at Bury Library

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

There is a LEGO Club at Bury Library during August for children to be inspired to build, create and imagine. The sessions are for children aged 5+ and cost 50p per child. Youngsters must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Dates and times: Wednesday 1 August (1.30pm to 3.30pm) Saturday 4 August (10.30am to noon) […]

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New Service around Employment and Health

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

A new service has been launched to support those looking for employment, new skills and looking after their health. The service, which aims to provide all this guidance under one roof, is provided by Shaw Trust, Bury Adult Learning, Economic Development, InWork GM, The Mosses Centre, National Careers Service, Bury College, Six Town Housing and […]

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GMSF New Timetable – next proposals in October

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Greater Manchester’s Council Leaders are set to agree a revised timetable for the publication of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework plans. The next set of proposals, a Consultation Draft, will be agreed by the GM Combined Authority at its meeting at the end of October, followed by a 12 week consultation. Consultation on the next […]

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Linked to the 70th birthday of the health service, NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding a Big7Tea event where local people can come along, have a cuppa and hear about social opportunities happening now across Bury that could have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. The CCG is hosting a Big7Tea […]

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Samaritans Big Listen 24 July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

Next Tuesday is the Samaritans ‘Big Listen’ event, to raise awareness (and funds) about their important work to prevent suicide. The Samaritans answer a call for help every six seconds. Every year nearly 7,000 people take their own life in Britain and Ireland – roughly three times more men than women. You can talk to […]

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Summer Sports Camp for Young People at Castle Leisure

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Young people are being invited sign up to the Summer Multi-sport Camp based at Castle Leisure Centre in Bury. Sports include dodgeball, trampolining, football, rounders, badminton, volleyball and lots more. The sports camp is for children aged 8 to 14 of any ability and runs from 23 July to 31 August, Mondays to Fridays (9am […]

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Planning Applications Holyrood Ward Update July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – on Hill Top Avenue, Guest Road, Carver Avenue, Merton Road and Heys Road. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Single storey extension at side 1 Hill Top Avenue, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1LL Ref. No: 63012 | Received: Tue […]

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Meet Author Alrene Hughes at Radcliffe Library

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Readers are invited to hear Alrene Hughes talk about her books at Radcliffe Library on Thursday 26 July. Alrene’s latest novel “The Girl in the Pink Raincoat” (published by Head of Zeus) is set in Manchester and Bury during the Second World War. While researching the novel, she was surprised to come across the notorious […]

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Advice on Marketing your Business

by prestwichfocus on 4 July, 2018

Get free expert advice on how to market your business at Bury Library on Monday 16 July (10am to 4pm). Organisers say: “Do you need a Facebook page right away? Is Twitter a better platform for you? Have you made a website for your business, and do you need to? Where are you selling your […]

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