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Prestwich Roadworks August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in August are: – Heywood Road just north of Bury Old Road – 2 way signals between Bury Old Road and No.214 AND between Parrenthorn Road and Corday Lane from 30 July to 9 September) (This is […]

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Eccles Line Closed for two weeks

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Information for residents who use the Metrolink through to Eccles. The line (Cornbrook to Eccles) is closing for two weeks 28 July – 9 August 2018. The closure is to enable work to take place that will link the new Trafford Park line, currently under construction, with the existing Metrolink network at Pomona. During the […]

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Six Town Housing Summer Roadshow

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Each year Six Town Housing host summer roadshows across the borough of Bury for tenants and the community. This year, our roadshows are being themed around digital inclusion, youth participation and women in construction. We’re having 5 roadshows on the following dates / locations: Tuesday 24th July – Hoyles Park, Bury Tuesday 31st July – […]

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Free session for people with Hearing Loss

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Health experts will provide free information about tinnitus and hearing loss at a free session on Monday 6 August. It will be held atthe Green Room, Textile Hall (next to Bury Library), and anyone is free to drop in between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. For further information call the Inclusion Officer on 0161 253 7512.

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400 new homes on Radcliffe Paper Mill site

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

A formal outline planning application has now been received by the council for up to 400 homes on the former East Lancashire Paper Mill site in Radcliffe. The application envisages family housing involving a mix of detached, semi-detached and terraced properties together with some apartments To view the planning application and its supporting documents, click […]

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Nominate your local Sporting Hero

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2018

The Bury 2018 Sports Awards are on their way – and residents are invited to submit their nominations by 31 July. The awards will honour volunteers, coaches, clubs, schools and athletes and are organised by Bury Sport and Physical Activity Service. The deadline for nominations is 31 July 2018.   The categories are: Changing Lifestyle Recognition Award […]

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Airport Drop-Off Charges Introduced

by prestwichfocus on 11 July, 2018

Drop-off charges at Manchester Airport come into force yesterday (10 July 2018). Drivers dropping passengers off will be charged £3 for five minute stays, or £4 for ten minute stays. Alternatively motorists can use a free drop-off area and catch a shuttle bus to the correct terminal, located at the current Jetparks 1 site, near […]

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Prestwich Roadworks July 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 July, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in July are: – Heywood Road – continuing British Gas (Cadent) works in various places right through to next year also 2 ways signals just south of Heys Road (Virgin Media) 30 July – 1 August. […]

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Bury Council Apprentice Opportunities

by prestwichfocus on 26 June, 2018

Bury Council is currently looking to fill a number of apprenticeship opportunities. These include: Organisational Development team, Street Lighting teams, gym and swimming instructors, waste management, market administration and highway maintenance. To apply please visit their jobs page on greater.jobs. Find out more about what existing apprentices say here.

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New Businesses urged, get smart – Smart Start

by prestwichfocus on 26 June, 2018

Bury Council and the GC Business Growth Hub have launched the Start Smart Programme, providing support to Bury residents through workshops, events and one-to-one specialist advice. This help is fully funded, and support is tailored to individuals. Examples of support include: * analysing a business idea; * advice about personal circumstances, legalities, finance, recruitment and […]

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