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Rethinking Parks – Nesta, the Heritage Lottery and the Big Lottery Fund

8 Nov 2013 - 09:45 by michelle.foster

Over the next two years, Nesta, The Heritage Lottery Fund and The Big Lottery Fund will back a small number of pioneering innovations, with a focus on finding the new business models that will enable our parks to thrive for the next century.

Voluntary and community sector organisations and public sector organisations from across the UK may apply for grants of between £50,001 and £100,000 as well as nonfinancial support to carry out their innovative ideas to make the UK's public parks financially sustainable.

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Manchester South Central Foodbank asks for local community support

8 Nov 2013 - 09:35 by michelle.foster

As a city, Manchester is the fourth most deprived place in the country – with the second lowest average income. In five wards in Greater Manchester half of all children live in poverty – Moss Side, Hulme, Ancoats and Clayton in Manchester and Irwell Riverside in Salford (Greater Manchester Poverty Commission, 2013).

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World Aids Day Sunday 1 December - volunteers needed

8 Nov 2013 - 09:33 by michelle.foster

World AIDS Day is a global health day held on the 1 December each year. It's an opportunity for us to unite in the fight against HIV, support people living with HIV and remember people who have lost their lives to HIV/AIDS.

Manchester World AIDS Partnership brings together key organisations across the City, to mark World AIDS Day each year.

We want every Manchester resident to be HIV aware.

Being HIV aware means:
• Knowing the facts about HIV
• Challenging HIV stigma and discrimination
• If you're sexually active, testing regularly for HIV

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Launch of Manchester's Early Help Strategy and Multi-Agency Levels of Need (Threshold) Document

8 Nov 2013 - 09:29 by michelle.foster

The ‘Early Help Strategy’ has been developed under the governance of Manchester’s Children’s Board and the ‘Multi-Agency Levels of Need (Threshold) Document’ has been developed under the governance of Manchester Safeguarding Children Board. Both documents are effective from Friday 25 October 2013.

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North West Ambulance Service - Patient Experience

7 Nov 2013 - 12:37 by michelle.foster

The North West Ambulance Service is continually looking for ways in which they can improve the experience of the patients they serve throughout the North West.

Following the success of the original award winning board game, the Patient Experience team have developed a new second board game based around the theme of ‘There is more to your ambulance service than you think’ and has been designed after receiving feedback from community groups.

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Arts Council England's £24 Million Small Capital Grants - Round 2 Open

1 Nov 2013 - 09:06 by michelle.foster

Arts Council England’s Small Capital Grants scheme is designed to benefit arts initiatives taking place in England, helping to make these projects more sustainable and resilient. The scheme forms part of a range of measures intended to help create a more sustainable, resilient and innovative arts sector.

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Voluntary sector representation group opportunity – Youth crime and violence

31 Oct 2013 - 12:12 by michelle.foster

The Enthusiasm Trust have a unique opportunity for fellow organisations who are working within the youth crime and youth violence agenda.

The Enthusiasm Trust are gathering a number of key representatives who will become the voice of the community sector within this remit.

This group will inform and shape key elements of working with young people within this agenda. An opportunity to share good practise, set into motion key ideas and challenge existing approaches.

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Youth Social Action Project and launch of Faith Youth Manchester

31 Oct 2013 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

Calling young people of faith, aged 13-19, who would like to meet and develop friendship with 13-19’s of other faiths.

Faith Network for Manchester is looking to form a small group of young people to decide, plan and run a social action activity around interfaith week 17-24 November.

The small group will then offer the social action project to a larger group to participate in, with everyone invited to a concluding celebration which will launch Faith Youth Manchester (FYM) on Sunday 24 November (afternoon or evening to be confirmed by the young people).

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