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.
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.
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.
Calling all local businesses and community groups. Are you up for the challenge?
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.
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.
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.
The Inspire scheme provides £1 tickets to theatre and cinema shows at 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.
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.
Henshaws is a well-established registered charity based in the North of England supporting people with sight loss or other disabilities for over 180 years, to go beyond expectations, to live independent and fulfilling lives.
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
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.