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Published date: 
Thursday, 11th June 2020
Wednesdays Weekly

#WednesdaysWeekly is Action Together's weekly training during lockdown and possibly beyond. The idea is that we meet for short, informative trainings followed by a Q&A or the chance to share your thoughts. 

We're celebrating International Women's Day 2021 in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside!

Published date: 
Friday, 5th March 2021
Women from Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside

We're celebrating International Women's Day 2021 in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside by highlighting local voluntary, community, faith & social enterprise women that inspire us. We asked our Action Together colleagues to nominate local women who inspire them:

  • Mary Burke from HMR Circle - Has inspired us by – always being friendly/professional and courteous on the phone, always coming up with a solution to help volunteers and putting your heart and soul into your role.

The National Diversity Awards

Published date: 
Wednesday, 24th February 2021
The National Diversity Awards logo

The National Diversity Awards – a prestigious black tie event, which celebrates the excellent achievements of grassroot communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work.

Charities, role models and community heroes will be honoured at the ceremony showcasing their outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion; thus embracing the excellence of all our citizens irrespective of race, faith, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability and culture.

Poverty Truth Commission Socials

Published date: 
Wednesday, 24th February 2021
Poverty Truth Network logo

As part of the Tameside Poverty Truth Commission work, Greater Manchester Poverty Action are hosting a weekly get together for those who are experiencing poverty. The Commission is looking for people who might be interested in becoming grassroot commissioners and share their stories and experiences of living in poverty. 

The group meet every Wednesday on Zoom from 11am – 12pm.

Beatrice and Lizzie provide a space that is welcoming, friendly and respectful, where people can have a cuppa and a chat and talk about their experiences. 

Dale vs Hunger

Published date: 
Wednesday, 24th February 2021
Rochdale AFC players visit the Community Warehouse

Rochdale AFC players Jimmy Ryan, Kwadwo Baah and Matty Done paid a visit to the Community Warehouse this week, supporting the fight against hunger by donating activity packs for families in need across the Borough.

Along with kitman Jack Northover and Community Trust Manager Siobhan McElhinney, the players delivered 50 care packs to the Community Warehouse at Sparth Community Centre, made up of footballs, sports equipment, water bottles, gym bags, reading books and note pads that will be distributed by foodbanks and pantry’s across to those who need them.

Family Mental Health & Wellbeing Services - Asset Mapping

Published date: 
Wednesday, 17th February 2021
mental health

Please only complete this survey if your service, either in whole or in part, undertakes mental health support for children, parents/carers or families as a whole.

The VCSE Mental Health Leadership Group is pleased to announce that, due to investment from the Health and Social Care Partnership, it will be launching a unique set of projects designed to ensure that Greater Manchester mental health VCSE can meet this current (and subsequent) surge in demand as a result of COVID-19.

Safeguarding Children in the Rochdale Borough

Published date: 
Wednesday, 17th February 2021
Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children Partnership logo

Rochdale Safeguarding Children’s Partnership and Adults Board provide training courses on all aspects of children’s and adult safeguarding. The courses are for anyone who works or volunteers within the borough.

All training is provided free of charge – however there is a charge for non-attendance or late cancellation (less than 5 working days). All its training courses are delivered by front-line professionals who can bring real-life experience to the course delivery. 

During the pandemic all courses are being delivered online.