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Eastlands Regeneration Framework

16 Jun 2017 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

Since March 2010, Manchester City Council has been working in partnership with the owners of Manchester City Football Club – the Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG) – to develop a transformational plan for east Manchester focused on the area in and around the Etihad Stadium. This work has been guided by the Eastlands Regeneration Framework, which was approved by Manchester City Council’s Executive in July 2011. Eastlands Regeneration Framework

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Heritage Lottery Fund – Parks for People

30 May 2017 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Historic public parks and cemeteries are valued places at the centre of local communities. Help to conserve them with funding of £100,000–£5million. Parks for People funding helps to conserve the heritage that makes both historic parks and cemeteries special. And it gives local people a say in how they are managed in the future. Projects improve people’s wellbeing and knowledge of their area, and make communities better places to live, work and visit. Heritage Lottery Fund

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Go Vegan World – The World’s Largest and Long Running Vegan Campaign – Goes Large in Manchester Ahead of Vegan Education Day

13 Apr 2017 - 10:14 by michelle.foster

300 buses are taking hard-hitting Go Vegan World – the world’s largest and longest running vegan campaign – onto the streets of Greater Manchester ahead of Vegan Education Day on 22 April.Go Vegan World

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Localgiving North West Development Programme

7 Apr 2017 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

The Localgiving North West Development Programme supports environmental charities in the North West of England to engage with online fundraising. Localgiving

This is a capacity building programme for groups running environmental or 'green' projects in their local community, and combines 12 months of support in running online fundraising campaigns, alongside up to £500 in match funding per group to be spent on the environmental/green project.

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Qualify as an Energy Champion with fully funded courses

14 Dec 2016 - 12:55 by cheryl.mcalister

Sustainable Homes has learned of a fully funded opportunity for SMEs and/or charities to train staff to become a fully qualified energy champion. At this point in time there is a critical need for energy efficiency and fuel poverty reduction. So for many organisations with scarce resources, this is an ideal chance to raise awareness and start making improvements. As a bonus, environmental improvements often lead to significant money savings too.

Attendees will become better informed on a variety of issues including:

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Growing in the City Winter Spirit Story - Using waste for social benefit

2 Dec 2016 - 10:43 by helen.walker

On Wednesday 30th November, Growing in the City held their regular Men’s Shed Manchester session in Openshaw. People can drop in to take part in outdoor activities such as woodwork and gardening and the sessions are open to anyone. Working with people who are in similar situations, fellowship and social interaction are just some of the reasons that participants get involved. It is mainly men who attend and their ages have been anywhere from mid-30s to past retirement age.

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Complete our important State of the Sector Survey

24 Nov 2016 - 12:08 by michelle.foster

We have extended the deadline to complete our State of the Sector survey to 18 December 2016.

We would like to encourage your organisation to complete our important survey as we want to know how the government cuts and economic recession have affected our sector. We need to know how many groups have lost funding, how many have had to reduce services and how many have had to close or are facing closure. But also how we continue to work together providing valuable services and support to the people of Manchester.

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