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Influencing the agenda: what matters for older people in Greater Manchester

20 February, 2020 - 11:00 to 16:00

On 20 February 2020, the Greater Manchester Older People’s Network will hold our big conversation on ageing, offering you the opportunity to engage with the mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and other leaders and key influencers.

We will celebrate the work that the network has done over the past five years as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme and outline our strategy for building an Age Proud GM.
Speakers at the event include representatives from national ageing and campaigning charities and leaders from across Greater Manchester.

Doing Tech for Good: How can we build an active movement in Manchester?

29 January, 2020 - 18:30 to 21:00

Tech for Good Live and Macc are excited to invite you to an extraordinary event in January to help us create the future of the Tech for Good Live community. Whether you have ideas about how we can help your local project, or simply want to know more about how you can get involved, we’ll be ready and waiting to welcome you with post-its and pizza.

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Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter Launch Reception

29 January, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:30

You are invited to attend the Launch Reception for the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, Deputy Mayor for Business and Economy Sir Richard Leese, and Cllr Sean Fielding, lead for Skills and Work, will all be attending, along with employers, employees and others, to see the launch of the finalised membership criteria for the Charter.

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Smoke-Free Fund 2020

9 Jan 2020 - 15:18 by michelle.foster

Investments are available to Greater Manchester VCSE organisations to designate a permanent Smoke-Free Space - for an investment of £1,000 and/or hold a Smoke-Free event - for an investment of £250 (for events for less than 50 people) or £500 (for events for 50 people or more).

The fund launches this week (w/c commencing 13 January 2020)

For more information and to apply click here or contact 0161 787 7795, or email: grants@salfordcvs.co.uk 

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The Charity Service – Small grants available

9 Jan 2020 - 15:16 by michelle.foster

the Charity ServiceThe Charity Service’s aim is to help to support a vibrant and sustainable Third Sector by providing assistance and expertise to make the most of gifts and donations and to help make financial resources available to charities, voluntary and community organisations and CICs within the Greater Manchester area. 

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Back on Track – new courses timetable Jan-Feb 2020

9 Jan 2020 - 15:10 by michelle.foster

Back on TrackBack on Track provides courses for people with experience of drug and alcohol problems, homelessness, offending, or mental health problems. Back on Track offer courses such as basic skills (reading, writing and maths), computers and art, as well as sessions on ‘life skills’ such as cookery and confidence building, and pre-employment skills.

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Rethinking Economics are recruiting trustees

9 Jan 2020 - 15:08 by michelle.foster

Rethinking EconomicsRethinking Economics (RE) is an international network of students, academics and professionals building a better economics in society and the classroom. Their vision is of economies which serve people and the planet. Their purpose is to build a diverse movement of people who challenge, interrogate and renew the practice, teaching and application of economics.                                

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Greater Manchester scoping of the Caribbean and African community

9 Jan 2020 - 15:01 by michelle.foster

CAHNCAHN’s ambition is to work with Caribbean and African community in Greater Manchester to eradicate health inequalities within a generation.

The aim of this scoping exercise is to gather essential information that will provide an overview of where the Black community lives across the 10 localities of Greater Manchester.

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