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Vaccinations Update

by timpickstone on 6 April, 2021

Hope you had a good Easter weekend! The good news is that at the end of last week Bury passed the 50% mark in first vaccinations. A total of 90,282 people registered with a Bury GP have had been vaccinated against coronavirus last week, that is more than 50% of the total adult population. A […]

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Sunday is Census Day

by timpickstone on 16 March, 2021

The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. The next census takes place on Sunday 21 March 2021. Every household should have received a letter with a code and are asked to fill the census in online. People […]

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Vaccinations / Covid Update

by timpickstone on 26 February, 2021

As of yesterday, 59,000 people in Bury have had at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. This means that one third of the eligible population (182,100) have been given at least the first done. Bury’s jabs are being carried out by medical staff at four vaccination centres run by the Primary Care Network: the […]

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Prestwich Carnival Date Change

by timpickstone on 11 February, 2021

The popular Prestwich Carnival, normally taking place in June, is hoping to happen this summer with provisional dates of 21 and 22 August 2021. Hopefully the extra time will allow the event to take place – fingers crossed! More information including information about sponsorship and volunteering opportunities.

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Libraries are open and homework printing service

by timpickstone on 15 January, 2021

Bury’s four libraries are offering a reduced service during the national lockdown for readers to borrow and return books. Customers can go online to order books at www.bury.gov.uk/orderbooks and collect them from branches. Library members may also reserve their choice of book at https://bury.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/default A limited number of computer sessions are also available which must be booked by […]

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Happy Christmas

by timpickstone on 17 December, 2020

Just to wish all local residents a very happy Christmas. Here’s to a happy and healthy 2021. Bury Council and the local police are making their annual carol service online this year. This can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/buryparishchurch ‘live’ at 7pm Thursday 17th, or as it is recorded, watch at any time. Many of our […]

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Views sought on future of North Manchester Hospital

by timpickstone on 8 December, 2020

Local people’s views are being sought on the future of North Manchester General Hosptial (Crumpsall). Manchester Universities Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs the hospital, is seeking our views on its proposals to redevelop the site. The plans include: Healthcare – a replacement acute hospital and modern mental health hospitalWellbeing – delivery of modern, integrated community health, care […]

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Christmas Appeal: Wood Street Mission

by timpickstone on 1 December, 2020

This year we are supporting the appeal from Wood Street Mission to provide Christmas presents for struggling families. They need your help this year more than ever before, to help with Christmas after such a tough year. Wood Street Mission need donations of:– New toys, games, books or other gifts suitable for children up to 14– Children’s […]

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Help for Local Businesses

by timpickstone on 17 November, 2020

Local businesses forced to close by the national coronavirus lockdown can apply for funding to help them through the latest financial difficulties. Bury has been allocated £3 million to distribute to eligible companies who pay business rates, covering the period from 5 November to 2 December. Local Restrictions Support Grants provide financial help to businesses […]

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Stay Safe and Protect our Emergency Services

by timpickstone on 29 October, 2020

“Take extra care this Autumn – stay at home, stay safe and protect our emergency services” is the message from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services ahead of bonfire night. Festivities will look very different this year as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, with organised displays cancelled across Greater Manchester and Government restrictions banning household […]

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