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Positive Ageing Imagery Project

14 Jun 2019 - 11:20 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Older People’s Network (GMOPN) are excited to be launching a new Positive Ageing Imagery Project. The project will be looking at why stereotypical images of wrinkly hands that reinforce negativity around ageing are used in the media to represent older people. We want to replace these images with more positive ones that celebrate older people and ageing. Helen Morris, who will be volunteering with the GMOPN over the coming months, will be facilitating this project and is looking for older people who are interested in getting involved.

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Community Awareness Grant 2019/20

14 Jun 2019 - 11:16 by michelle.foster

As part of its continued commitment to reducing and ultimately preventing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Manchester City Council is aiming to provide investment in 2019/20 through the Directorate for Children and Families to Voluntary, Community Sector, not for profit and faith sector organisations  to further address this issue. Manchester City Council

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ESF Community Grants – Greater Manchester 2019-2021

14 Jun 2019 - 11:14 by michelle.foster

Over the next two years, the ESF Community grant programme will help thousands of people who face additional barriers in the workplace to improve their employability and gain permanent employment. WEA

The WEA will distribute small grants of up to £20,000 across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector between June 2019 and May 2021.

The funding can help ALL who are out of work but especially those that:

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Youth and Play Sector Leaders Group for Manchester

14 Jun 2019 - 11:11 by michelle.foster

Leadership across the youth and play sector is a critical issue for all of us if we are to meet the ambitious vision that we have for children and young people in Manchester. Together, we want to build and support leadership in the sector, and establish strong partnerships and collaborations across the city which benefit us all. Supported by Young Manchester, a new Youth and Play Sector Leaders Group has been established. Young Manchester

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Three Manchester Charities Win Awards

14 Jun 2019 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

Three small charities in Greater Manchester have been selected today as 2019 Weston Charity Awards winners. They will each receive a core grant of £6,500 from the Garfield Weston Foundation and a year’s strategic planning support from a team of four business leaders to enable them to become more efficient, effective and sustainable.

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LGBT+ youth research challenge

14 Jun 2019 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

Are you, or some you know naturally nosy, like planning and enjoy chatting to others? The Proud Trust is launching a social action research challenge for LGBT+ young people aged 10-20 years. Together this team of creative and committed young people will plan and carry out a research project that will help include more LGBT+ young people in social action in a range of organisations. The Proud Trust

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The NHS Explained: How the Health System in England Really Works

14 Jun 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

Get a detailed understanding of the NHS - its inner workings, current and future challenges, and how it all fits together. NHS England

Learn how healthcare is delivered in the NHS
The National Health Service (NHS) is a source of British national pride placed above the BBC, the British Olympic team, and the Royal Family. It affects the lives of millions of people.

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