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Alexandra House – surplus furniture

22 Mar 2019 - 13:39 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council (MCC) are in the process of decommissioning Alexandra House in Hulme. In accordance with the agreed MCC furniture retention and disposal policy MCC have identified some items of furniture which may be available to third sector groups and schools. The furniture is generally office chairs, desks, meeting chairs and tables all in used but good condition. Manchester City Council

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The Big Lunch 2019 1-2 June 2019

22 Mar 2019 - 09:59 by michelle.foster

The Big Lunch is about millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better.  It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh. The Big Lunch

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April seminar: Age friendly and inclusive volunteering: exploring the findings of the review of community contributions in later life

17 April, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

This seminar will offer an opportunity to explore the findings of the recent review of Community Contributions in Later Life, and consider how the recommendations might be applied.

Led by co-author of the review, Kate Jopling, International Longevity Centre, the session will consider what the evidence tells us about when and how older people currently contribute to their communities, and what more can be done to ensure that more people area able to access to opportunities to contribute which work for them right across their life course.

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Cyril Flint Befrienders Accumulator Challenge

21 Mar 2019 - 11:48 by michelle.foster

Calling all local businesses and community groups. Are you up for the challenge? Cyril Flint Befrienders

Get involved with the Cyril Flint Befrienders Accumulator Challenge 2019 and compete alongside other local companies, organisations, schools and local groups in a bid to win recognition for: Most Funds Raised; Most Innovative Idea; and Best Publicity Piece.

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Manchester Metropolitan University Volunteer Awards

15 Mar 2019 - 11:03 by michelle.foster

Do you know an MMU student who is an absolute gem? The Union at Manchester Metropolitan University want to find out about MMU students who are outstanding volunteers in their local community. MMU Volunteer Awards

The Union are looking for students who have shown passion, excellence, collaboration and inclusivity.

Outstanding volunteers will be recognised at the annual Volunteering Awards in May.

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HOMEinspires - £1 theatre tickets, tours and more

15 Mar 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

The Inspire scheme provides £1 tickets to theatre and cinema shows at HOME. HOME

These £1 tickets are available to people who wouldn't ordinarily be able to visit. It is available to charities, voluntary organisations and community groups within the Greater Manchester region.

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FAST are recruiting for Trustees

15 Mar 2019 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

FAST formed in 1993 and has developed since then to offer a wide range of community services and provision, including support groups and niche projects. FAST’s vision is for a local community where all residents live safe and healthy lives free from inequality. FAST are right on the high street in the heart of the community and have a well-established reputation. The Trustee Board is led by people who grew up in Cheetham Hill. FAST

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Join the Manchester Volunteer Advice Project – March 2019 information sessions

8 Mar 2019 - 10:50 by michelle.foster

Want to increase your skills, confidence and knowledge?

Gain work experience and meet new people?

The Manchester Volunteer Advice Project need Receptionists, Advisors, Advice Support workers and Immigration Assistants for community advice organisations.

Visit Manchester Volunteer Advice Project to find out more on:
Tuesday 12 March, 2.30pm
Thursday 21 March, 2.30pm
Tuesday 26 March, 2.30pm
Thursday 28 March, 2.30pm

At: Manchester Methodist Hall, Central Buildings, Oldham Street, M1 1JQ

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A ‘call out’ to the BME community to assist with a photographic campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer

8 Mar 2019 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

This is a call out to the BEM/BAME community for individuals that have gone through prostate cancer/investigation journey.

Ian Smith is a freelance photographer, and, looking to continue/develop his work surrounding the awareness and early diagnosis of prostate cancer. To continue his work, Ian would like to invite subjects with a lived experience of prostate cancer, or, prostate investigation.

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