Macc is a charity and put simply, our purpose is the city of Manchester. We work to inspire, enable and support the people of Manchester to get involved and build the communities where we live, work and grow. We are the support and development organisation for local charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises.
Although the formation of WHEN was prompted by people in the Withington area, its usefulness will apply much more widely.
An additional 2 million tonnes of fruit and veg is required to feed the UK’s growing population, yet less than 1% of the UK’s agricultural area is used for producing it. With the right support and resources we could seize this as an opportunity to boost the local food and farming sector in the UK. In Greater Manchester the Kindling Trust is working to do just that, making fresh organic veg available to communities, and encouraging new people into growing as a viable career option.
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Would you like to share a story of your activity as part of the 2018 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018.
Those affected by those terrible events will want to mark the date in different ways, so the programme is varied and takes different forms, to make sure that people can feel connected to it.
"Curiously enough, the only thing that went through the mind of the bowl of petunias as it fell was “Oh no, not again”.
Planting grants for National Tree Week 2018, for Trees for Schools, Community Trees and Orchard Windfalls, are all now available.
The regeneration of Mayfield in Manchester City Centre is entering a significant new phase.
Details have recently been announced of a public consultation on the refreshed Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF) which will guide development at the city centre site over the coming years.
Community groups wishing to run a project within parks / green spaces near to or in Heaton Park are invited to apply for a grant from the Parklife 2017 Community Fund.