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Save lives today by donating your blood plasma

29 Apr 2021 - 14:53 by michelle.foster

give plasma imageNHS Blood and Transplant urges people to donate their blood plasma – which will be used to make antibody-based medicines called immunoglobulins, for people with weak immune systems and a variety of other rare disorders. Thousands of patients rely on immunoglobulin medicines for short-term treatment or lifelong diseases.

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The Aspiring Professionals Programme at the Independent Office for Police Conduct

29 Apr 2021 - 14:51 by michelle.foster

iopccThe Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) oversees the police complaints system in England and Wales. IOPC investigate the most serious matters, including deaths following police contact, and set the standards by which the police should handle complaints. IOPC also use learning from their work to influence changes in policing. IOPC make decisions entirely independently of the police and the government.

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GM Poverty Action newsletter 28 April 2021

29 Apr 2021 - 14:34 by michelle.foster

gm poerty action logoIn the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter, following the publication of the Greater Manchester Independent Inequalities Commission’s report, GM Poverty Action look at the work of the Poverty Reference Group and their recommendations as well as the need to embed socio-economic duty in future plans for the city region.

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Made By Sport Fund

22 Apr 2021 - 14:39 by michelle.foster

made by sport fund logoThe Made By Sport Fund welcomes applications from grassroots community sports groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester who are working with children and young people. The Fund aims to support organisations which are able to demonstrate that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their ability to deliver their usual activities. The Made By Sport Fund is offering awards of £2,021.

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The Empowering Women Fund

22 Apr 2021 - 14:31 by michelle.foster

fundingMany women’s lives are complex, and they often have tangled paths through systems, structures and communities to access the support needed to live safe, independent lives. Research into the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has shown that women are facing the additional burden of unemployment, childcare and economic distress.

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Musical Connections

22 Apr 2021 - 14:24 by michelle.foster

music notesAre you aged over 50 and a Wythenshawe resident? Would you like to connect with a local musician over the phone?

A friendly musician can give you a ring to:

  • Explore your musical interests
  • Share stories and ideas
  • Play your favourite music
  • Write new songs
  • Explore ways to connect with your community in the future

No musical experience required!

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Carers Manchester South

22 Apr 2021 - 14:22 by michelle.foster

carers manchester logoCarers Manchester South are a new team of Carers Locality Coordinators that were set up in January 2021. Carers Manchester South are a partnership of Manchester Carers Forum, Together Dementia Support, Lifted Carers Centre, Connect Support and Wai Yin Society, who work together to provide services for unpaid carers in South Manchester.

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