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Act FAST against Stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency. You are being urged to act FAST and take the symptoms below seriously and call 999 IMMEDIATELY if you notice any one of them in yourself or others - even if you are unsure. Ask yourself: Face – has their…

Activities and Things to Do

Welcome to the Activities and Things to Do section of the Bury Directory Within this section you will find infomation on activities and places to visit within the Bury area.  All the information contained within these sections can be filtered into age groups for each individual activity.  There is…

Activities and Things to Do

Welcome to the Activities and Things to Do section of the Bury Directory Within this section you will find infomation on activities and places to visit within the Bury area.  All the information contained within these sections can be filtered into age groups for each individual activity.  There is…

Activities for Dementia

Keeping an active social life is key to helping someone with dementia feel happy and motivated. There are clubs and activities designed to help people in the same situation, which can be rewarding for both the person with dementia and their families and carers. Everyone needs…

Addiction: what is it?

If you have an addiction, you're not alone. According to the charity Action on Addiction, 1 in 3 people are addicted to something. Addiction is defined as not having control over doing, taking or using something to the point where it could be harmful to…

Additional Support available/Baseline of Provision March 2015

This document gives a guide to the additional learning support available in post 16 provision. An Education, Health and Care plan is not needed to access this support. Please click on the link in the documents section  for further information.

Adopting a child: your health and wellbeing

Your decision to adopt may be affected or influenced by your medical history, including any attempts to start a family. Any adoption agency will take into account your health and needs when it considers whether you are suitable to be approved as an adoptive parent.…

Adopting or Fostering a Child in Care

Choosing to adopt or foster a child in care is likely to be one of the most challenging, but rewarding, decisions you'll ever make.  There are around 4,000 children in England who need to be adopted every year, and many more who need fostering. According to…

Adult Learning, Volunteering & Employment

Welcome to the Adult Learning, Volunteering & Employment section of The Bury Directory In this section you will find helpful information which will assist you in obtaining work including: Adult Learning & Education Apprenticeships & Work Experience Employment & Careers advice Private Tuition and Home Education…

Air, Water and Land Quality

Find out how to report issues with the air, water and land quality in the Bury area.