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Doing Buses Differently – proposed franchising scheme for Greater Manchester

6 Nov 2019 - 12:24 by michelle.foster

Doing Buses DifferentlyThe consultation is about how buses in Greater Manchester should be run in the future and whether the proposed franchising scheme should be introduced. The consultation questions are about the proposed franchising scheme, which is how the Greater Manchester Combined Authority propose bus franchising would work in practice.

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter 6 November 2019

6 Nov 2019 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

GM Poverty ActionIn the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action share information about Living Wage Week events across Greater Manchester and how you can get involved. Katy Jones writes for GMPA about a project looking at Universal Credit and the controversial in-work conditionality. There is also an uplifting account of Urban Outreach’s Christmas hampers. Do you have a similar activity? You can share it with GM Poverty Action.  

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GM VCSE Assembly: Co-Production Network Different approaches to co-production – from principles to practice

5 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Co-production is rooted in values and principles, including relationships, power-sharing, and valuing different forms of knowledge. But what does that look like in practice?

At this network you will be learning about different practical approaches to co-production being taken in GM and when or how they might be useful.

You will hear skilled practitioners working in different contexts discuss their approach, then explore how these might be put in practice on the ground using place-based scenarios.

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Wynnstay Grove proposed Public Space Protection Order consultation

1 Nov 2019 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilThe public consultation into clinic harassment in Fallowfield, Manchester is now open. Manchester Council have launched this consultation as part of their investigation into whether a Public Spaces Protection Order, a.k.a ‘safe zone’, is needed.

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5 Key Ideas in Health and Social Care - you need to know to write funding applications

This workshop will explore the ideas that commissioners and grant makers are looking for in funding health and social care services and may well improve your chances of being funded.

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

Expressions of Interest invited to form a new VCSE Mental Health Leadership Group

11 Oct 2019 - 11:08 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester VCSE Mental Health Forum is in the process of evolving the way that the VCSE sector works with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and the wider system around mental health.

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