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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?

PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training

PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr. Sharon McDonnell and her team, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit Programme and first of its kind internationally. It is a highly interactive one day workshop and includes a workbook, 9 films and a 60 page manual for future reference. The training is delivered by two practitioners with significant experience working in this field.

10 July, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
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PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training

PABBS evidence-based suicide bereavement training, has been informed by a three year study, conducted at the University of Manchester, by Dr. Sharon McDonnell and her team, funded (£243k) by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Research for Patient Benefit Programme and first of its kind internationally. It is a highly interactive one day workshop and includes a workbook, 9 films and a 60 page manual for future reference. The training is delivered by two practitioners with significant experience working in this field.

6 June, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
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Gathering Stories

Stories stir the imagination and connect people and organisations to each other. They are a powerful tool to increase the profile of and engagement with your charity.

If you would like to build on your existing skills and think about new ways to tell stories, this course is for you.

This course is aimed at anyone in a Manchester voluntary and community sector group who would like to increase their skills and use of storytelling in their work. This could mean telling the story of your service users, volunteers or your organisation.

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10 July, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Emmeline's Pantry have spare office equipment available

5 Apr 2019 - 12:57 by michelle.foster

Emmeline's Pantry are in the process of moving into a new building, the former Sure Start Centre in Chorlton Park. The previous owners have kindly left items which Emmeline's Pantry have no use for and they’d like to give this to community groups, they have available: 

5 blue plastic chairs
3 green fabric covered chairs
2 swivel chairs (one red, one green)
2 small desks
1 larger desk
1 large white board

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Online activism and the disabled people’s movement – Making change through cyberspace?

20 June, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

How can we use the internet to fuel positive change? What are the upsides of online activism? What are the downsides? Let’s talk about disabled people’s online communities, how we use them, and how we can create political change through the internet!

This is a Get Life-Savvy Workshop and discussion session run by the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People.

Bid Writing

Bid Writing is an essential skill when it comes to securing funding for your organisation.

This new introductory level workshop delivered by a member of the capacity building team at Macc is ideal for any staff or volunteers who are responsible for writing funding applications.

Participants must be from voluntary community or social enterprise organisations within the city of Manchester.

This 3 hour workshop will cover the following:

19 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Building a Healthy Future – free six week wellbeing course for people with long-term conditions

The course is on Mondays 11am-3pm (with a break for lunch) starting from Monday 10 June 2019.

The course takes place over 6 sessions of 2.5 hours per session and aims to help people with long-term physical conditions better manage their emotional wellbeing. The course cover a range of tools and skills including mood and stress management techniques, relaxation skills (participants get a free CD of meditations and relaxations) and offer a friendly and safe space for people to share and support each other.

10 June, 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00
Trinity House, Grove Close, off Platt Lane Rusholme, M14 5AA

24 cycle cages available for donation to voluntary organisations

3 Apr 2019 - 11:15 by michelle.foster

As part of the refurbishment of Manchester Town Hall Manchester City Council have 24 used cycle cages that are due to be disposed of that they would like to donate to a school or voluntary organisation in Manchester.

Dimensions are approximately w64cm x d145cm x h192cm and cages can be bolted to the floor. Bicycles can be locked inside with a D Lock and the door can be padlocked. Condition is good with only cosmetic damage.

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