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International Women’s Day 8 March 2014

14 Feb 2014 - 09:30 by michelle.foster

Manchester’s theme this year is Women as Peacemakers, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. It acknowledges the role that women have played and continue to play in conflict resolution and peacebuilding.

Manchester will celebrate with a range of activities across the city throughout March and an awards ceremony on 7 March.

For further information, visit: www.manchester.gov.uk/IWD  

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The Challenge for Manchester

27 Jan 2014 - 15:12 by Mike Wild

Before Christmas, Mike Wild (Chief Executive of Macc) and Nigel Rose (Macc’s Strategic Lead on Commissioning) met with Geoff Little (Deputy Chief Executive of Manchester City Council) and Carol Culley (Assistant Chief Executive, Finance and Performance).  We wanted to discuss the impact not just of the next wave of public sector cuts but the prolonged effects of recession. We also wanted to explore the Council’s views on how the voluntary and community sector can rise to meet the challenges faced by the communities in Manchester.

The Big Questions audience invitation

13 Jan 2014 - 15:09 by michelle.foster

The Big Questions is now looking for audience members for series seven. The show will be broadcasting from Salford Quays on Sunday 19 January 2014.

There will be two shows filmed on this day, at 10am and 2pm.

The Big Questions is the BBC’s flagship ethical and moral debate programme. It is hosted by the experienced television and radio presenter Nicky Campbell, and airs on Sunday mornings from 10am-11am and from locations all around the country.

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Greater Manchester Police – could you offer to host student police officers?

10 Jan 2014 - 10:19 by cheryl.mcalister

Greater Manchester Police are looking for community placements to host student officers as part of their learning and development programme.

This is a community-based project that looks at the working relationship, trust and confidence between the police and various community groups and partner agencies. Student officers will work on utilising and improving their communication skills, interacting with partner agencies and community groups and gaining an insight into how the Police work with other agencies and how the community at large affects policing on a local level.

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Manchester Day: ‘Going Global!’ Sunday 22 June 2014 - Call for applications to participate

10 Jan 2014 - 09:58 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are calling for applications to be part of Manchester Day 2014. Now its 5th year Manchester Day 2014 will be even bigger, better and more spectacular!

This year’s theme is ‘Going Global!’. Manchester City Council are looking for community groups, volunteers, and organisations throughout the city to apply to be part of Manchester Day 2014 and work with them on the theme with energy, enthusiasm and commitment to turn all the ideas into an amazing day that stuns the crowds and fills the city centre on Sunday 22 June.

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GMP Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Strategy consultation

16 Dec 2013 - 11:13 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Police are currently reviewing and revising their equality objectives and producing an Equality, Diversity and Human Rights (EDHR) Strategy.

As part of this work, the Police and Crime Commissioner is assisting the Force in carrying out internal and external consultation on the proposed Strategy and Action Plan.

Initial work has been developed and internal consultation has taken place with key officers and Branch leads and they are now looking to consult with key voluntary sector networks.

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Call-out for Workshops at Voluntary Sector Assembly for Manchester

13 Dec 2013 - 12:04 by cheryl.mcalister

Open Space

Call-out for Workshops at Voluntary Sector Assembly for Manchester on 30 Jan

One of the core functions of the Voluntary Sector Assembly for Manchester is to give space to Voluntary Sector Organisations to talk about the work they are doing and to discuss the issues that are important to them. In this way we build knowledge, build relationships and build solidarity between organisations.

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Moss Side Assets

11 Dec 2013 - 16:10 by michelle.foster

GMCVO would like voluntary and community groups to tell them what's so great about Moss Side, they are looking to collect details of all the Community Assets.
Could you spare five minutes to complete a quick.

For further information and to take part in the survey, visit: www.gmcvo.org.uk/quick-survey-%E2%80%93-help-us-identify-assets, or contact on 0161 277 1029, or email: beth.sharratt@gmcvo.org.uk
 

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