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All Older People

Spirit of Manchester 2020 Quiz

29 September, 2020 - 19:30 to 21:30

Join us for what will certainly be an entertaining evening raising valuable funds for the Spirit of Manchester Fund.

The Spirit of Manchester Fund provides mini-grants to local voluntary community groups, social enterprises or registered charities to help deliver projects, events or community activities which improve the wellbeing of people who live, work or study in Manchester.

Due to Covid-19 we will be using the power of digital technology to run the quiz.

Act Together for Ageing Equally

24 September, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00

An Equalities Board knowledge exchange event for organisations working to make GM more equal. 

The Ambition for Ageing Ageing Equally? research programme commissioned community organisations to find out: "What makes a good place to grow older for people from marginalised communities?"

Ambition for Ageing are excited to invite you to join them at this seminar with community researchers and equalities organisations to find out what was learned from Ageing Equally? and how to ensure equalities organisations have a voice in the future.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Report: Responding to COVID-19 – Developing social contact models in a time of social distancing

6 Aug 2020 - 13:53 by michelle.foster

ambition for ageingConcurrent with tighter new rules for Greater Manchester announced last Thursday, Ambition for Ageing have released a new report to help build more effective social connection projects for older people during the new operating environment of COVID-19.

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Report: Going for GOLD! Growing Older with Learning Disabilities

16 Jul 2020 - 13:51 by michelle.foster

ambition for ageingGM GOLD (Growing Older with Learning Disabilities) was an inclusive research project carried out by a team of older people with learning disabilities.

Ambition for Ageing wanted to find out what older people with learning disabilities think about their local area, whether they feel part of their local community and what support or barriers exist to meaningful social contacts, interactions and activities.

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New Centre for Ageing Better report: Supporting carers back into work

3 Jul 2020 - 14:38 by michelle.foster

centre for ageing betterA new report from the Centre for Ageing Better looks at the needs of those with caring responsibilities trying to seek employment and how they can be supported back into work. The report is based on learning from Ambition for Ageing project, Working Potential.

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