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Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards

17 Jan 2013 - 16:25 by ian.green

Now that 2013 has arrived, there are fewer than 8 weeks until the deadline for all entries to the Responsible Business of the Year Awards, on Friday 1st March 2013.
Responsible Business of the Year Award
Recognising businesses that have adapted their business strategy so that their products, services and people build resilient communities and more sustainable futures.

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Tribute to Dr Das - Indian Senior Citizens Centre

17 Jan 2013 - 13:04 by fiona.mark

 Tribute to Dr Das – Indian Senior Citizens Centre
We would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to Dr Bhagabat Chara Das MBE who sadly passed away on the 21st of December 2012. As a founding member of the Indian Senior Citizens Centre in Whalley Range, Dr Das will be remembered for all the wonderful community work he carried out throughout the years. He leaves behind the legacy of a successful Indian Senior Citizens Centre in Whalley Range that provides much needed and wonderful support and services for older people.

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Do you work with 16-25yr olds? Princes Trust programme starting 21 Jan

17 Jan 2013 - 12:53 by sarah.gilston

The Manchester College's Prince's Trust Team based at Fallowfield are currently recruiting for their next Team programme.

The team start date is 21 January.

If you are aware of any young person who you feel may benefit from the programme please could you contact the Prince's Trust or pass on the relevant details to the interested party.

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Digital Skills for Women - Free IT Training

10 Jan 2013 - 15:40 by michelle.foster

Finding a job can be tough, especially if the world has moved on since you were last looking. That's why three Manchester organisations are joining together to offer IT training for women - for free. The Digital Skills for Women in Manchester workshops, taking place in five libraries from January to July 2013, will equip women with the tools they need in today's workplace.

There are four courses available: Basic IT skills, Social Media, Introduction to Web Development and Introduction to Programming.

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Free portable criminal records checks announced for volunteers

10 Jan 2013 - 15:01 by michelle.foster

Volunteers will soon benefit from a free service which will allow them to re-use criminal records checks time and time again, the government announced today.

The move will cut red-tape and reduce the burden on those who give up their time to work with vulnerable groups.

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