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Spirit of Manchester Story - Manchester's residents need safe, happy, healthy relationships

27 Sep 2018 - 12:34 by tony.russ

TLC: Talk, Listen, Change is a relationships charity that was originally founded in 1981 to provide relationship support. After 35 years of delivering services, they disaffiliated from a national organisation in April 2017 and currently provide an extensive range of services across each of the 10 GM boroughs.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - Patient Support Service at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital "I've really benefited from the peer support"

26 Sep 2018 - 15:47 by helen.walker

Gail Brett is a Patient Support Officer for Henshaws, a charity that supports people of all ages with sight loss and a range of other disabilities across the North of England. Gail manages the Patient Support Service, which is based at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. The service helps individuals to cope with the emotional and practical difficulties that a sight loss diagnosis can bring, right at the moment they need it most.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - I’ve learnt a lot I didn’t know before

26 Sep 2018 - 15:19 by helen.walker

The Gaddum Centre is one of Manchester’s oldest charities that offers services to carers including advocacy, support and therapy. On 26th September, one of their services included a two hour healthy eating workshop for carers ran at Openshaw Resource Centre. The workshop was attended by seven carers and facilitated by a registered nutritionist.

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Spirit of Manchester Story : Dance – It helps women to find their strength again

26 Sep 2018 - 13:57 by helen.walker

Imagine you’re a woman who’s been through domestic abuse.  As well as physical injuries, you might have experienced emotional and psychological abuse which has severely affected your confidence. You might be feeling anxious and depressed.  You might not speak English confidently, and you might not know where to turn for help, especially if you’re not sure about your immigration status, your finances or where you’re going to live. 

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Spirit of Manchester Story : Healthy serving of laughter

25 Sep 2018 - 16:06 by helen.walker

On Tuesday 25th September, Oyovwe, the founder and CEO of the Widows Empowerment Trust, hosted a cook and taste session.





On the menu was a delicious yet healthy serving of low-fat chocolate sponge cake, and judging by the sounds of laughter and activity coming from the room, everyone was enjoying themselves. It’s hard to believe there were just 17 people taking part.

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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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Macc is a recruiting a new Chair of Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:32 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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Macc is recruiting new Trustees

30 Aug 2018 - 14:31 by michelle.foster

Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises. Macc

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