Mental health support available in Greater Manchester

Insight from across Greater Manchester populations has shown that COVID-19 has had a significant  negative impact on mental health and wellbeing. There are digital support services available which many people living in Greater Manchester would benefit from. However, without targeted communications people are not aware of these services. GM Health and Social … Read More

Online Energy Cafe

This year a lot of people have been hit hard financially, and many will struggle to afford to keep their homes warm over the winter months. To help, a team at the University of Manchester and Groundwork Greater Manchester have put together a webpage with lots of free advice about … Read More

Mental Health Support – new Getting Help Line

The new Getting Help Line providing mental health and wellbeing support to Bury people of all ages will be accepting self-referrals as from 17 August.  The free telephone help line (also previously known as the Voluntary Sector Mental Health Support Service), is commissioned by Bury CCG and provided by Early … Read More

Digital-first approach rolled out across Bury GP practices

PATIENTS in Bury are now able to make online visits to their GP and receive advice and support virtually as more practices roll out new technology during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The new digital technology allows patients to request: help from their GP practice by completing a short form online, … Read More

Bury Youth Service has developed a Virtual Universal Youth Offer

Bury Youth Service has developed a Virtual Universal Youth Offer.   This is a weekly timetable is for ALL young people with access to technology and offers the  opportunity to mix with peers, access support, build relationships, develop skills and engage in some normality where the world at the moment feels … Read More

What is domestic abuse and how can I get support?

If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help. The information in this article is taken from Refuge, Women’s Aid and Woman’s Trust. Women’s Aid defines domestic abuse as an … Read More

Bury Community Hubs – support for vulnerable people

Bury Council has set up five community hubs throughout Bury to target help and support for those residents most vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19). What are the Bury Community Hubs? Bury Council is working with organised voluntary groups and local volunteers to provide support and arrange delivery of food and medical … Read More

Police Doorstop Crime Warning

Do not hand over cash on your doorstep to anyone you do not know trust who is ‘volunteering’ to get shopping for you. There will be well-meaning people wanting to help BUT there will be people with no moral scruples who will take advantage and keep your money. If you require … Read More