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Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

One Manchester Calls for Social Entrepreneurs

9 Nov 2018 - 15:34 by michelle.foster

The Housing Provider will invest £150,000 into projects that can create social value and change people’s lives. One Manchester

Housing and community service provider, One Manchester, is calling for entrepreneurs and social organisations to share their ideas, knowledge and skills to help to improve Manchester’s neighbourhoods and change people's lives.

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Windrush Compensation scheme and lessons learned review

5 Oct 2018 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

The Government’s Independent advisors will be in attendance to hear your views:
Wendy Williams for the Lessons Learned Review
Martin FordeQC for the Compensation Scheme

If you are part of the ‘Windrush generation’ or a long-term Commonwealth citizen settled in the UK, and you have concerns about your status come along to the event on Tuesday 9 October 2018, 10am-1pm at West Indian Sports and Social Club, Westwood Street, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 5SW.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - Businesses have an obligation to the communities they live and work in

24 Sep 2018 - 11:25 by helen.walker

Jessica volunteers as a governor at a secondary school in Manchester, with Governors for Schools, and this is her story:

“Manchester’s got some challenging environments, but what I see from my experience of being a school governor is how resilient and motivated the kids are. They might have come from difficult backgrounds but they’ve got masses of aspiration and ideas, and get up and go.

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The Spirit of Manchester Business Initiative - How it works for your business

29 May 2018 - 15:10 by michelle.foster

This video will give you a brief outline of what the Spirit of Manchester Business initiative is all about and why your business should get involved!


For more information, please download our brochure here

We’d love to hear from you!

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Information on plans to commemorate the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack

11 Apr 2018 - 12:29 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018. We love Manchester Chairty

Those affected by those terrible events will want to mark the date in different ways, so the programme is varied and takes different forms, to make sure that people can feel connected to it.

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Greater Manchester Good Employer Charter – consultation open, deadline 13 April 2018

8 Mar 2018 - 10:37 by michelle.foster

One important factor in achieving a more inclusive economy is the quality, flexibility and accessibility of jobs. Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations have an interest in improving employment, both as employers and as advocates for citizens. Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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Don’t miss the opportunity to tell your Spirit of Manchester Story!

6 Mar 2018 - 15:12 by helen.walker

Are you a Manchester VCSE organisation currently working with a business?
Do they share their skills or knowledge with you or provide facilities such as a free meeting space?
Would you like to share a story of your activity as part of Spirit of Manchester Story Week in April?

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Age UK Manchester: Kiosk Fundraising Volunteer Recruitment Evening

26 February, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Would you like to help an independent charity that works with and for older people in Manchester to raise vital funds to support it's work?

Age UK Manchester would like to welcome some new volunteers to support their participation in the Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3) ‘Not For Profit Programme’ at Manchester City Football Club. Volunteers run a booth at the Etihad Stadium on match days and at events; dispensing food and drink (soft and alcoholic) – where a percentage of the profits generated are paid directly to Age UK Manchester.

Community Business Weekend 2018

2 Feb 2018 - 10:12 by michelle.foster

Community Business Weekend celebrates the 7000 community businesses in local hands across England. In 2017, 200 community businesses opened their doors and used the long weekend to demonstrate the positive impact they have on society and tell their stories of success. Community Business Weekend

Hosting an open doors event is a great way for you to build your local connections and inspire people to get involved in your community business.

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