General Practice teams: Working hard to provide the right care by the right professional as demand for services continues to rise
Bury’s General Practices are reminding patients how to get in touch and what to expect, as demand for appointments significantly increases by up to a third.
A range of local support available for Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from Monday 9 May to Sunday 15 May, and this year’s theme is ‘loneliness’.
Over-75s urged to book their extra spring Covid booster jab
People who are eligible for an extra spring booster Covid jab are being urged to book an appointment at one of Bury’s vaccination clinics.
Let’s get set for the 2022 Bury Running Festival
The much-loved Bury 10K will be back in Bury on Sunday 18 September as part of an expanded Bury Running Festival to include a new event, the Bury 10 Mile and the already popular Bury Fun Run.
Your invitation to the Bury Works Employment, Health and Skills Fair
Are you looking for a job? A different job? Or do you want to gain more skills, and train in a different field?
Woman fined for not clearing up her dog’s mess
A Tottington woman must pay fines and costs of £754 for repeatedly ignoring demands to clear up her dog’s mess.
Sensors show increased air pollution linked to school pick-up and drop-off
The data is in from air quality sensors placed outside three primary schools in Bury.
Come to the Bury Works Employment, Health and Skills fair
Job seekers - do you need a helping hand to land that perfect job? Or funded skills support to further your career?
Let’s live well – every change for the better counts!
An incredible 82 community-led Let’s Live Well projects are getting off the ground across the borough of Bury.
Get vaccinated – but at the right time!
Residents are being reminded of the time they need to wait between getting Covid jabs or being vaccinated after having had the virus.
This half-term, 12–17-year-olds can get their Covid-19 vaccinations at Grab a Jab clinics
Young people aged 12-17 can still get their first or second Covid-19 vaccination during half-term next week at the Grab a Jab clinics across Bury.
Assisted Covid tests at local pharmacies
Four pharmacies are now offering assisted lateral flow (LFD) Covid tests for people who feel they need help to do them.
Don’t delay, do it today! Leader gets Covid booster
Council leader Eamonn O’Brien has just had his Covid booster – and is urging all local residents to get theirs as soon as possible.
Public health chief wins Mayor’s ‘Outstanding Contribution’ award
The person who has led Bury Council’s response to the coronavirus crisis has won a special award from the Mayor of Bury.
Get your booster now – Covid rate climbs above 800 per 100,000 and is likely to get much higher
Public health bosses have urged residents to get their Covid booster jab immediately as the infection rate in Bury climbs to its highest ever.
Walk-in booster jabs available – but please book if you can
People can now get their Covid booster jabs at Bury’s four vaccination clinics without an appointment.
Get a healthy start at our Green Flag parks
The latest improvements to Bury’s award-winning parks have just been installed to help visitors keep fit in the great outdoors.
Our new Covid vaccinometer – now with added boosters!
More than 59,000 people in Bury have already had their Covid booster jabs – and the NHS is finalising plans to offer the vaccine to many more.
Helping those who are struggling at this tough time
The work of a charity which looks after homeless people and those in need has been praised by council leader Eamonn O’Brien.