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Introducing No.93 – Supporting health and wellbeing in North Manchester

26 Jul 2019 - 11:38 by michelle.foster

No.93 is your newly renovated Health and Wellbeing centre at the heart of Harpurhey!

No.93, formerly known as Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre, is located at 93 Church Lane, Harpurhey, M9 5BG, opened on 22 July. No.93 will host community activities, volunteer led groups and also has a room for exercise classes and creative arts space open to everyone including centre users, local groups and the wider community.

The new centre also has outdoor space where gardening clubs will take place.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Finance and Fundraising Trustee at Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy

19 Jul 2019 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy is a small charity who help offenders and ex-offenders of all faiths and none to re-integrate positively into society. Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy is looking for a new trustee, ideally with knowledge and experience of finance and fundraising within the third sector. Greater Manchester Community Chaplaincy

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Together Dementia Support are recruiting Trustees

19 Jul 2019 - 10:32 by michelle.foster

Together Dementia Support are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to increase their Board of Trustees and help drive forward their dementia support work over the next 3 years. Together Dementia Support are currently in need of general trustees and someone with a particular interest and skills in fundraising. Together Dementia Support

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Caribbean and African Health Network Healthy Hearts Project

19 Jul 2019 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

The Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) are delighted to announce a new project which has been funded by the National Lottery. Your heart is one of the most important organs in your body. You need to take care of it to prevent for example, high blood pressure that can lead to kidney failure, heart disease and stroke.

Workshops include: talks for specialists in heart health; health screening testing, physical activity, nutrition, stall, light refreshments.

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Age-friendly Neighbourhood Challenge

19 Jul 2019 - 10:22 by michelle.foster

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued the second round of his Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods Challenge to make Greater Manchester the best place in the UK to grow older. Ambition for Ageing

Through this challenge it will find practical examples of what age-friendly really means and share best practice across the city region.

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