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Health Matters: 2010 programme of free health-related talks at UHSM

17 Feb 2010 - 10:30 by michelle.foster

Everyone is welcome to come along to the programme of monthly talks held at Wythenshawe Hospital, hosted by clinical experts including doctors, surgeons and leading researchers.

Wednesday 17 February 2010, 12 noon – Children’s Services
Wednesday 24 March 2010, 12 noon – Chronic respiratory problems (COPD)
Wednesday 21 April 2010, 12 noon – Irritable Bowels
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 12 noon – Urological cancers (prostate and bladder)
Wednesday 16 June 2010, 12 noon – Asthma and asthma services at UHSM

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RISE grants for refugees

17 Feb 2010 - 10:08 by michelle.foster

Are you a refugee?
Do you want to run an event for Refugee Week?
Do you need funding?

UnLtd’s RISE Programme has a number of Awards of £500 – £1000 available to run events during Refugee Week 2010.

You are eligible to apply if you are a refugee with current proof of status, live anywhere in England, are over the age of 16 and are applying as an individual or as an informal group.
Refugees with current proof of status

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Big Lottery Fund programme offers short-term funding

17 Feb 2010 - 10:07 by michelle.foster

The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) has announced a new funding programme that will allow voluntary organisations to apply for grants of up to £40,000 a year until 2015.

The fund is a new strand of the BLF's Reaching Communities programme, which is worth £500m. It is designed to support charities that want shorter-term, smaller-scale grants than those available through the existing Reaching Communities scheme.

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Community Task Force

17 Feb 2010 - 10:05 by michelle.foster

Inspired Sisters have just been awarded a new contract in partnership with TNG to deliver Community Task Force in Manchester.

Community Task Force (CTF) is part of the wider Young Persons Guarantee available to all customers aged 18-24 who are approaching 12 months of their claim to Jobseeker's Allowance where a subsidised job or training are unsuitable or unavailable.

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Manchester LINk Logo Competition

17 Feb 2010 - 10:04 by michelle.foster

The Manchester LINk is currently running a competition to design a new logo for the LINk. The winning entry will receive £50 in vouchers, with second place receiving £25 and third place receiving £10.

Your design should be bold and distinctive, as well as saying something about what the LINk is and what we do. Your design can be done on paper or on computer.

Entries should be sent to Manchester LINk, Gaddum Centre, 6 Great Jackson Street, Manchester, M15 4AX, or email: manchesterlink@blackhealthagency.org.uk.

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