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Grant for VCS funding of City Centre Work

29 Jun 2018 - 11:07 by michelle.foster

Manchester’s Community Safety Partnership will award £50,000 to be used to support delivery of the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Plan which focuses on keeping people safe, reducing harm and strengthen communities.  Manchester City Council

It is to be used to target some of the challenges faced from crime and anti-social behaviour in the city centre in the day and at night time. 

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10 prizes of £10k on offer to small charities to spend on marketing

29 Jun 2018 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

Making A Difference Locally is marking its 10th anniversary by offering prizes of £10,000 each to 10 small charities to help them expand their marketing. Making a difference locally

Making A Difference Locally (MADL) is the charity that was launched to help the nationwide network of independently run local Nisa stores to add value to their communities through donations.

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Young Manchester appoints new Director

29 Jun 2018 - 10:58 by michelle.foster

Young Manchester is delighted to announce the appointment of Justin Watson as the charity’s new Director. Young Manchester

Justin has a wealth of experience in the third sector with substantial experience in building local and national programmes of work, most recently in his role as Head of Programme Development at Oxfam GB.

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Artist Ayoola’s first exhibition remembers his brush with homelessness

29 Jun 2018 - 10:55 by michelle.foster

Four years ago Ayoola Adeyanju’s family of four came uncomfortably close to being homeless. Ayoola Adeyanju

The landlord of a rented Manchester apartment, which he was moving into, was facing a repossession order – leaving Ayoola, his wife and two young sons stuck between properties with nowhere to live.

Months of bouncing between the local authority, Shelter and rodent-infected temporary accommodation left its mark on the family.

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Served in the UK Armed Forces? Now living or working in Manchester? Your input is needed

29 Jun 2018 - 10:53 by michelle.foster

Come along for a brew, some cake and a chat about your City with staff from the Royal British Legion and Walking with the Wounded any time between 10.30am and 12.30pm on 6 July 2018 at Ziferblat, 23 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HW.

If you left the Forces and came to Manchester to live or work, they want to hear from you.

Whether it’s housing support, advice on employment, community involvement or social care, your views can help Manchester Council to shape services in Manchester.

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GM Poverty Action: GM Food Poverty Alliance update; Beyond Poverty newsletter: Darryl's story; GM Living Wage campaign; help with water bills

29 Jun 2018 - 10:50 by michelle.foster

The newsletter includes an update on GMPA’s Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance which you can still join and GMPA share Darryl’s story with you as part of the GMPA Beyond Poverty series. Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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Carers Federation Virtual Learning Environment

29 Jun 2018 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Carers Federation are a City and Guilds Approved Training Centre and are investing in new technologies to improve and increase their training portfolio and make learning much more flexible and manageable for the learner. Carers Federation Virtual Learning Environment

The new virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is due to go live in August 2018.

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