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Artist Ayoola’s first exhibition remembers his brush with homelessness

29 Jun 2018 - 10:55 by michelle.foster

Four years ago Ayoola Adeyanju’s family of four came uncomfortably close to being homeless. Ayoola Adeyanju

The landlord of a rented Manchester apartment, which he was moving into, was facing a repossession order – leaving Ayoola, his wife and two young sons stuck between properties with nowhere to live.

Months of bouncing between the local authority, Shelter and rodent-infected temporary accommodation left its mark on the family.

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Grants for Remembrance Day Installations – apply by 30 June 2018

15 Jun 2018 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

Applications are now open for micro-grants of up to £500 for installations to support their Remembrance Day activities for the centenary of the First World War. Armed forces silhouettes

This programme will allow communities to remember and commemorate by accessing silhouettes for benches and chairs free of charge thanks to the support of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

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What’s the Word on the Street? Manchester Day returns on Sunday 17 June

11 May 2018 - 11:40 by michelle.foster

What’s the Word on the Street? Manchester Day returns to the city centre on Sunday 17 June and promises to be better than ever. As well as an amazing parade through the heart of Manchester, the city centre squares will feature a dazzling array of performances and mouth-watering food and drink. Manchester Day 2018

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The Big Lunch 2018 – 3 June 2018

11 May 2018 - 11:26 by michelle.foster

The Big Lunch is the UK's biggest annual get together for neighbours.  It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh.  In 2017, 9.3 million people took to their streets, gardens and neighbourhoods to join in for a few hours of community, friendship and fun. The Big Lunch

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