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Become a more confident and effective networker

Free and very practical and entertaining networking skills training session to help you become a more effective and confident networker.

We are delighted to welcome Will Kintish, UK networking authority and international speaker; see his bio below. In spite of him charging high fees for his work we are delighted that he has waived his fee to help our charity and all the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations we support.

Outcomes after the training

19 November, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, Ground Floor Meeting Room, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Tackling Inactivity Initiative, Winning Hearts and Minds Programme

14 Sep 2018 - 09:05 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are seeking a partner or partners to design and develop new approaches to tackling inactivity in North Manchester as part of the Winning Hearts and Minds Programme. Manchester City Council

The partnership delivering the Winning Hearts and Minds programme (WHM) includes Manchester Health and  Care Commissioning, Manchester City Council and Eastlands Trust.

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Virgin Money Foundation's Heart of the Community Fund

14 Sep 2018 - 09:03 by michelle.foster

Virgin Money Foundation are on a mission to support community regeneration by backing people who can make big changes happen locally. Virgin Money Foundation

Virgin Money Foundation love helping local communities thrive so every two months, they are giving three local charities the chance to win £1,000 – with awards of £500 and £250 for the two runners-up.

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Cheetham Hill Advice Centre are recruiting a Treasurer

14 Sep 2018 - 09:01 by michelle.foster

Established by the community in 1977, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC) is a busy neighbourhood advice centre in Manchester providing face-to-face legal advice to residents. Cheretham Hill Advice Centre

CHAC is an incorporated charity and want to recruit a Treasurer to join their board of trustees. All trustees volunteer their time to support the centre manager and staff team.  The Treasurer provides financial oversight of the charity.

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The Charity Commission publishes guidance on converting a Community Interest Company to a CIO

14 Sep 2018 - 08:51 by michelle.foster

If you are a Community Interest Company (CIC) you can apply to convert directly to a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO). The Charity Commission has published guidance on how to convert a CIC to CIO under the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Conversion) Regulations which came into force on 1 September 2018. Charity Commission

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 3 September 2018

14 Sep 2018 - 08:50 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

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Exploring Group Dynamics

This course will explore the theories and applications of all the elements that constitute a group setting. We will look at the roles we play, how personalities and communication skills have the potential to forge positive relationships or equally to be negative and destructive.

This course will enable participants to:-

13 March, 2019 - 09:30 to 14 March, 2019 - 16:30
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP

Mergers and Group Structures

Group structures and mergers can bring together providers with different, sometimes conflicting cultures and the course will provide tools for tenants facing challenges in developing empowerment where new structures bring this challenge.

This course will enable participants to:-

6 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30
Trafford Hall, Ince Lane, Wimbolds Trafford, Chester, CH2 4JP