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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.

Successful areas will be awarded with accreditation – official recognition from the Mayor and Combined Authority that your neighbourhood is age-friendly.

The categories are:

  • Age-Friendly 2019: Achievement Award with Merit – an age-friendly place
  • Age-Friendly 2019: Achievement Award – a place that is making excellent progress towards becoming age-friendly

Accredited areas will be promoted by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Mayor as examples of best practice, including to external funders.

Timetable
Deadline for supported application process: 19 September 2019
Final submission of applications: 30 September 2019
Accredited schemes announced: December 2019

For further information, visit: www.ambitionforageing.org.uk/challenge, or contact 0161 277 1001, or email: ambition@gmcvo.org.uk

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