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Referral pathway and immediate support for lonely/isolated individuals over 65 from Manchester Cares

12 Oct 2018 - 10:43 by michelle.foster

Manchester Cares would like to introduce: Winter Wellbeing, their brand new, easy way to refer to their network. Manchester Cares

If you know an older neighbour, who is over 65 and could benefit from their support get in touch.

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World Mental Health Day sees launch of 'Take 10'

12 Oct 2018 - 10:40 by michelle.foster

Take 10 launches on World Mental Health Day to inspire Manchester residents to read for ten minutes every day and feel good. Take 10

A new initiative launches in Manchester on World Mental Health Day, Wednesday 10 October (10/10), to inspire the city to embrace the mood-boosting benefits of reading for 10 minutes every day.

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Aged 18-25 and want a new job? Fastlaners will get you the job you deserve

12 Oct 2018 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Fastlaners is a free programme that will get you the job you deserve. Learn directly from employers in a range of sectors to work out what career path would suit you best and how to pursue it. Uprising

From Monday 12 to Friday 16 November 2018 in Manchester, you will:

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Get Online Week

12 Oct 2018 - 10:36 by michelle.foster

The Skills for Employment team at The Growth Company are running events in Manchester during Get Online Week to support residents to become digitally included.

There are sessions running on 17 October between 9am – 3pm (hour long sessions 9-10, 11-12, 1-2, 2-3) at The Growth Company, Ground Floor, Lee House, 90 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester, M1 5JW.

Anyone interested can book by contacting 07809 229 638 and asking for Mel Lamb and quote ‘Get Online Week’.

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Greater Manchester Poverty Action Newsletter: Cost of a Child 2018; Good Employment Charter; With One Voice: Arts & Homelessness Summit & Festival; Salford grants

12 Oct 2018 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

In the latest newsletter from the Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) they share CPAG’s Cost of a Child 2018 report and their request for your help. GMPA are asking you to submit your views on Greater Manchester’s draft Good Employment Charter.  Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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Charity Fraud Awareness Week (22 – 26 October 2018)

12 Oct 2018 - 10:33 by michelle.foster

During fraud awareness week The Charity Commission will be helping the charity sector become more resilient to fraud. Charity Commission

This is the third annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week aiming to help you increase resilience against fraud.

More than 40 charities, regulators, professional bodies and other stakeholders are joining forces to help combat fraud targeted against charities.

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Free digital skills course

12 Oct 2018 - 10:31 by michelle.foster

Digital Skills England is offering free online training. Digital Skills England are offering places on a fully funded NCFE Level 2 course in Digital Promotions for Business, which has been designed to help charities better understand the world of online marketing, and how it can be implemented to increase awareness and promote products and services. Digital Skills England

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Volunteer at Stockport Cerebral Palsy Society

12 Oct 2018 - 10:29 by michelle.foster

Give back and get back – join the team of community hero’s!
Missing that feel good factor? Join the Stockport Cerebral Palsy Society team of community volunteers. Stockport Cerebral Palsy Society

Volunteering makes you happier. FACT! If you’ve got any spare time, from a few hours a month to a few days a week, then Stockport CP would love to hear from you!

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Henshaws charity launches new national Seven Steps guide to support people with sight loss

12 Oct 2018 - 10:28 by michelle.foster

An innovative new seven step plan from sight loss charity Henshaws that can help blind and visually impaired people receive the support they need has been launched nationwide this World Sight Day, on 11 October 2018. Henshaws

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The Wolfson Foundation launches £10 million mental health initiative

12 Oct 2018 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

The Wolfson Foundation has announced a £10 million funding competition to support outstanding research to advance the understanding and treatment of mental health conditions. UK universities and research organisations are eligible to apply (individually or collaboratively) and it is likely that a single award will be made. The Wolfson Foundation

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