Are you interested in film-making? Would you like to develop some practical film-making skills? Want to work with an award-winning filmmaker to create unique and original films which will make a real difference? Do you have something to say about your mood or well-being? Film 42 is recruiting young Black men aged 16-20 years old to take part in an exciting new project, aimed at exploring the themes of mood and well-being.
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We’re so used to reading online, road signs, books, emails and labels in supermarkets that we often don’t give it a second thought. However, up to one in twenty adults in this country struggle to read, often because they didn’t manage to learn at school and have spent years hiding it. Read Easy provides confidential, one to one coaching to help adults feel more confident and independent.
The Manchester Museum and the Whitworth, part of the University of Manchester, and Manchester Art Gallery provide creative arts for health programmes for the local community through a varied programme of activities. In 2012 they were recognised by RSPH for outstanding and innovative contributions to Arts and Health research and practice with two awards.
Manchester City Council is working with the DfE on a project to promote and raise awareness of effective safeguarding practices at activities delivered to children, without their parents' or carers' supervision, within out-of-school settings. An out-of-school setting is a location which is not a school, college, 16-19 academy or provider caring for children under 8 years old which is registered with Ofsted or a childminder agency.
No matter whether you’re a stroller, roamer, shuffler, moocher or a marcher the Greater Manchester Walking Festival (GM Walking Festival ) has something for you. Back bigger and better for the fifth year, it runs from Wednesday 1 May to Friday 31 May, and offers 400 free guided walks exploring towns, cities, the countryside, canals, riversides and parks across Greater Manchester.
Emmeline's Pantry are in the process of moving into a new building, the former Sure Start Centre in Chorlton Park. The previous owners have kindly left items which Emmeline's Pantry have no use for and they’d like to give this to community groups, they have available:
5 blue plastic chairs
3 green fabric covered chairs
2 swivel chairs (one red, one green)
2 small desks
1 larger desk
1 large white board
In The Greater Manchester Poverty Action Newsletter there is information about the Good Employment Charter, an update from Salford City Council on their ‘No-one Left Behind’ campaign at the end of their second year, information about a food poverty event and an update on our food providers map.
Last July was the launch of the Greater Manchester Adult Mental Health Service User Network: https://gmecscn.nhs.uk/index.php/news/664-new-network-promises-mental-health-improvements
A Steering Group of service user and carers was formed and has been working behind the scenes and meeting regularly to agree a governance structure of a Chair and Vice Chair with 1 representative from each of the 10 boroughs which is known as the CORE group of members.
As part of the refurbishment of Manchester Town Hall Manchester City Council have 24 used cycle cages that are due to be disposed of that they would like to donate to a school or voluntary organisation in Manchester.
Dimensions are approximately w64cm x d145cm x h192cm and cages can be bolted to the floor. Bicycles can be locked inside with a D Lock and the door can be padlocked. Condition is good with only cosmetic damage.
Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.
This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.