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Mental Wellbeing Grants Stage 3 launched

24 Sep 2020 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

GMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched the third stage of a grants programme to support adults from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing.

The communities identified are:

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Step Up Manchester – Board and Advisory Panel Opportunities

24 Sep 2020 - 15:31 by michelle.foster

step upStep Up is the new place-based giving scheme for the Manchester neighbourhoods of Ancoats, Beswick, Clayton and Openshaw.  

Step Up are looking for caring, dynamic and committed people who are passionate about building community and making a real difference to join their Board and Advisory Panel.

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City Centre Transport Strategy consultation

24 Sep 2020 - 15:30 by michelle.foster

Since 2018 Manchester City Council have had many discussions with city centre residents, commuters, businesses and interest groups to learn how they want to travel into and around the centre of Greater Manchester, and how they would shape the next phase of improvements to roads, rail, tram, bus, bike, pedestrian and public spaces.

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Start Well Strategy for Manchester – Staff and Volunteer survey

24 Sep 2020 - 15:27 by michelle.foster

manchester city councilThe Start Well Develop Well team at buzz are involved, alongside a number of other partner organisations, in helping to develop a Start Well Strategy for Manchester. This will shape how families experience the first 1000 days of their child’s life which is fundamental to establishing good patterns and practices that form how that child grows up and the life that they will live.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 - Staying social

24 Sep 2020 - 13:45 by helen.walker

On Wednesday, Manchester City of Sanctuary ran an activity for their members teaching them how to use human percussions to create beats such as clapping or clicking to recreate the song, Billy Jean. It was a nice, fun activity to try and make music without using voices or instruments. Every meeting they have will have a different artist coming in as a guest so everyone can learn new skills, but really these sessions focus on finding enjoyable ways to stay social and connected during the pandemic.

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