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Sponsor the Manchester Day Parade

16 Jan 2014 - 15:50 by michelle.foster

Following last year's event which exceeded all expectations attracting over 50,000 spectators and 2,400 participants Manchester Day is fast becoming one of the North West's flagship summer events.

Plans for this year's Manchester Day are well underway - the date is confirmed as Sunday 22 June and the theme is 'Going Global' reflecting ideas around communications, travel and diversity as well as Manchester’s international connections and the city's position as an innovative world leader. Manchester Day 2014 is also going to be bigger and better!

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Manchester Women’s Aid have received funding to expand their domestic violence project

16 Jan 2014 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

Manchester Women’s Aid have received a Big Lottery grant to expand a project helping women and children from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities which are experiencing or escaping from domestic violence.

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Interested in helping shape NHS health services in Manchester?

15 Jan 2014 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

Do you have experience of the healthcare system as a patient or as a carer? Are you interested in local healthcare issues? The Manchester Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) want to hear from you.

North, Central and South Manchester CCGs, each has an established Patient and Public Advisory Group (PPAG) made up of local people that meet each month to help make sure that local plans really do meet the needs of local people.

Interested in joining?

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Breakfast on the Brow Spring 2014

14 Jan 2014 - 15:05 by michelle.foster

Breakfast on the Brow is serving free breakfast to students and young adults on a Saturday morning during the university term time from 18 January - 29 March 2014, 11am – 1pm at Brow House, 1 Mabfield Road, Fallowfield.

Breakfast on the Brow is organised by a group of Christians who have been given a small amount of money and have decided to spend it on cooking you bacon butties and egg muffins for free on Saturday mornings during term time.

Free bacon and egg butties and tea, coffee, hot chocolate and juice are being served.

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The Big Questions audience invitation

13 Jan 2014 - 15:09 by michelle.foster

The Big Questions is now looking for audience members for series seven. The show will be broadcasting from Salford Quays on Sunday 19 January 2014.

There will be two shows filmed on this day, at 10am and 2pm.

The Big Questions is the BBC’s flagship ethical and moral debate programme. It is hosted by the experienced television and radio presenter Nicky Campbell, and airs on Sunday mornings from 10am-11am and from locations all around the country.

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Greater Manchester Police – could you offer to host student police officers?

10 Jan 2014 - 10:19 by cheryl.mcalister

Greater Manchester Police are looking for community placements to host student officers as part of their learning and development programme.

This is a community-based project that looks at the working relationship, trust and confidence between the police and various community groups and partner agencies. Student officers will work on utilising and improving their communication skills, interacting with partner agencies and community groups and gaining an insight into how the Police work with other agencies and how the community at large affects policing on a local level.

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Manchester Day: ‘Going Global!’ Sunday 22 June 2014 - Call for applications to participate

10 Jan 2014 - 09:58 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are calling for applications to be part of Manchester Day 2014. Now its 5th year Manchester Day 2014 will be even bigger, better and more spectacular!

This year’s theme is ‘Going Global!’. Manchester City Council are looking for community groups, volunteers, and organisations throughout the city to apply to be part of Manchester Day 2014 and work with them on the theme with energy, enthusiasm and commitment to turn all the ideas into an amazing day that stuns the crowds and fills the city centre on Sunday 22 June.

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Healthwatch England: the way forward

9 Jan 2014 - 13:47 by michelle.foster

When Healthwatch launched their Annual Report in October 2013, they started a conversation with the public, their partners and stakeholders about the rights framework.

Healthwatch know there are a number of frameworks already out there, including the NHS constitution, the Think Local Act Personal framework for care and the CQC's fundamental standards. Healthwatch will be working with stakeholders to bring these approaches together to establish a greater awareness of rights and would welcome your views about how they do this.

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Social Responsibility Strategy Launch at the University of Manchester

9 Jan 2014 - 13:43 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester formally launched its social responsibility strategy at the end of November with an event for staff, students and alumni as well as colleagues from local organisations and the wider social responsibility community.

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