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The Big Pancake Party 2019

18 Jan 2019 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Did you know that approximately 1 in 8 British adults worry about not being able to afford enough food? The Big Pancake Party

Research through Church Urban Fund’s Together Network shows that food poverty is an increasing issue in this country with more and more families using food banks and children going hungry during summer holidays without their free school meals.

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A new network for deputy and assistant managers in Greater Manchester

11 Jan 2019 - 09:56 by michelle.foster

Skills for Care are establishing a network for deputy and assistant managers, which will include development sessions tailored to their roles. The next meeting will be held on Thursday 31 January, 10am-1pm at the McDonald Hotel in Manchester. Skills for Care

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The Rough Guide to Being Well

11 Jan 2019 - 09:46 by michelle.foster

Over a 10 week course the Self Help Peer to Peer team will give you a complete overview of the steps needed to gain and maintain better wellbeing. Delivered by people who have direct experience of how to stay well, this course is for anyone with problems such as anxiety, depression who wants to discover and develop ideas around greater wellness as part of a supportive peer group. Self Help

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Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.

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Interested in taking part in research that could help in the fight against Alzheimer's?

19 Dec 2018 - 11:15 by michelle.foster

The Generation Program consists of two clinical trials testing investigational study medications to see if they are effective in Alzheimer's. Your help is needed. The Generation Program are recruiting people aged 65 – 75 who has not had any diagnosis of memory loss. Join the fight against Alzheimer's. A fight we can take on together. Generation Program

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Ex-smokers needed for a Making Smoking History campaign

14 Dec 2018 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

Work has now started to develop a new Greater Manchester-wide quit smoking campaign, which will be launching in March next year.

The campaign, from Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, will have the ‘real voices’ of Greater Manchester people front and centre and their creative agency are now looking for ex-smokers and their families who would be prepared to share their stories as part of the campaign.

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