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Circus icon Norman Barrett to give talk in Whitefield

by michaelpowell on 19 February, 2020

A LEGENDARY figure from the British Circus circuit is to share his decades of experiences and anecdotes at a talk in Whitefield. Over a near 75 year career, ringmaster Norman Barrett has delighted audiences around the globe and worked with some of the world’s most famous circuses. During this time he spent 25 years at […]

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​New refuge for victims of domestic violence and abuse

by michaelpowell on 19 February, 2020

A new refuge for victims of domestic violence and abuse is opening in the borough of Bury. The new facility, developed in partnership with Irwell Valley Homes and Fortalice, will provide much-needed emergency accommodation to women and their children fleeing domestic abuse. Fortalice will provide the support to victims to help them feel safe and […]

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Let us know which roads need resurfacing

by michaelpowell on 5 February, 2020

Bury Council is nearing the end of a programme to resurface some roads. The roads which have been completed in ‘phase 1’ (up to the end of 2020) in the Prestwich area are as follows: Mount Road Ostritch LanePolefield CircleButterstile Lane (2 sections)Cuckoo LaneUpper Wilton StreetHeywood Road/Simister Lane (part of)Hilton LaneWoodward Road (2 sections) The […]

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Hospital Appointment Reminders by Text

by michaelpowell on 5 February, 2020

The Northern Care Alliance which runs our local hospitals at Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester launch ‘text reminders’ for appointments from 11 February 2020. The service is already live at Salford Royal.  The service will start with five specialties: Ophthalmology Trauma & Orthopaedics ENT Clinical Haematology Paediatrics Once an appointment has been booked, patients […]

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Greater Manchester Mental Health Governor Elections

by michaelpowell on 28 January, 2020

Greater Manchester Mental Health, the NHS Trust which runs Prestwich Hospital is holding elections for its Governors. Anyone can be a governor so long as they are 16 years old or over and a member of the Trust.  Anyone can become a member of the Trust by registering online at https://www.gmmh.nhs.uk/how-to-become-a-member, emailing membership@gmmh.nhs.uk or calling 0161 358 1607.  […]

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Free talk on tinnitus at Prestwich Library

by michaelpowell on 28 January, 2020

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is inviting Bury residents to a free talk about tinnitus at Prestwich Library on 4 February, 2pm – 3pm to coincide with Tinnitus Awareness Week (3-9 Feb). This year, the British Tinnitus Association will focus the awareness week on research and the importance of trying to find a cure. Tinnitus […]

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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 michaelpowell 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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Meet Author Ruth Shedwick at Bury Library

by michaelpowell 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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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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