Bury North Neighbourhood update

Dear All

Please find below an update from the Bury North Community Hub which contains a lot of information which I hope is useful to you.

Best wishes

Julie Southworth

Vaccination clinics

Please find attached details of next week’s vaccination clinics including Ramsbottom Civic Hall. The information on walk-ins has been updated, in summary, priority will be given to pre-booked booster vaccination appointments, however, the four vaccination sites can accommodate walk-ins without an appointment for booster vaccinations where capacity allows.  To guarantee an appointment they are asking people to pre-book. 


Information from Austin:

What’s happening throughout the festive season – things happening locally which may be of interest to you and / or groups you support:

  1. Foodbanks do an amazing role reaching some of the most vulnerable in the community, please see the attached list of Foodbank opening times for throughout the festive season.
  1. Communic8te Bury are holding a Festive Christmas Dinner – see details below:
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  1. Please see the various services happening at Christ Church Walshaw, which we have been asked to share with you – see attachment.



Getting Help Line

Early Break have sent through a poster with the hours they are operating over Christmas. The helpline provides low level emotional help,

advice and signposting. Please share wide and far so that as many residents as possible are aware of the service offer at what can be a

very difficult time for some individuals. (please see the attachment entitled Christmas Card for Christmas opening hours)



Silver Line Support

I have also attached the Silver Line contact number for sharing – see attachment

 	Tree collections via Bury Hospice 

Bury Hospice are offering a tree collection service to raise funds, please see the attached poster for further details and feel free to share via your various communication channels to help to raise funds (see attachment tree collection advert).



Please find attached our copy of the December 2021 Volunteer Bulletin for your information.

The Volunteer Bulletin is also available online from our Volunteer page here: Volunteering Bulletin – Bury VCFA The Bulletin also has details of the current opportunities on our Bury Volunteer Bank for you to browse at your leisure. Please have a look at these as there is something to interest most people. To get involved with any of these opportunities you can contact the organisation to find out more, or alternatively, ourselves for further information. You can also register or log on to use the Bury Volunteer Bank here.

Please do not forget that you can access The Bury Directory to get up to date information on local services and groups in Bury

If you are on there already and manage to get a couple of spare minutes over the festive season, it might be worth checking your organisations information is up to date.


If you have any questions or would like any information passing on to others regarding what your service can offer

over the next couple of weeks, please let me know as I will send out the last email for 2021 on Thursday 23rd December.

Kind regards


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