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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. 

Stronger Together: A Festival of Co-Production Learning with Ageing Better

Published date: 
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Age Better in Sheffield logo

The festival will showcase and celebrate the way that partners in all areas have come together within their communities with volunteers, stakeholders and commissioners to deliver a truly collaborative network of projects, supported by funding from The National Lottery Community Fund.

The Stronger Together Festival will take place virtually over three weeks and will be a celebration of all things Co-Production.

Week 1: Tuesday 27 April - Friday 30 April
Week 2: Tuesday 11 May - Thursday 13 May
Week 3: Tuesday 18 - Thursday 20 May

'An Introduction to Neurodiversity' Online Training

Published date: 
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Starlings in flight

Join the Starling team to get to grips with the basics of 'neurodiversity'.

Neurodiversity is a term that refers to the diversity of human minds. It is estimated that between 1 in 4 and 1 in 7 people are neurodivergent in the UK. Neurodivergent refers to an individual whose brain functions significantly differently to what society deems as 'normal.'

This 2.5 hour training via Zoom will cover:

Daily Mile toolkit designed to help adults and families to walk more

Published date: 
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Public Footpath GM Daily Mile Toolkit

A new toolkit has been launched to help people get out on a short walk every day.

The Greater Manchester Daily Mile Toolkit is bursting with tips, tools and motivational ideas to help adults and families in Tameside and Glossop to walk more, outside of school settings, while adhering to the latest COVID government guidelines.

Reform Radio - Opportunities for Young People

Published date: 
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Reform Radio

Reform Radio upcoming opportunities for young people. All workshops and projects are currently being completed online via ZOOM. If you are working with young people who face any digital barriers, please get in touch and it will help to overcome them, where possible. To get involved with any projects please call or text 07943820153 or 0161 806 0879 or email

Free Music Activities for Young People aged 13-25 in Oldham

Published date: 
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Musical instruments

Starling is starting its free music-making activities for neurodivergent young people aged 13-25 from Tuesday 20 April from 4.30pm - 6.30pm at the Salt Cellar, Oldham.

Do you love making or listening to music? Fancy trying a new instrument or creating your own songs or beats? Or just simply want to make friends and have fun?

Neurobeats is a free music project, offering weekly workshops in a range of musical activities.

Age-Friendly Places in Practice Workshops: Applying Learning to Real Life

Published date: 
Wednesday, 14th April 2021
Ambition for Ageing logo

Various dates: 26 May, 27 May, 2 June, 3 June, 9 June, 10 June

Ambition for Ageing is excited to invite you to our series of online practice-based workshops on key issues for those developing age-friendly place-based work in localities across Greater Manchester, as we emerge from Covid-19 restrictions.

The workshops are designed for anyone working to make neighbourhoods more age-friendly, including project managers, community development workers, or and neighbourhood volunteers.

Get Out this May - the 2021 GM Walking Festival

Published date: 
Friday, 9th April 2021
Greater Manchester Walking logo

The 2021 Let’s Walk Festival will be here in May!

We plan to use a range of activity ideas for the whole month of May to inspire, motivate and encourage as many people to get out and walk this May.  #GetOutThisMay. Using a calendar activity tracker as a visual prompt it is hoped that lots people across Greater Manchester will walk more during May.

What would you pledge to do?  Get outside for 10 minutes every day in May? A GM Daily Mile?  10,000 steps each day in May?  45, 60 or 90 miles in May? We will share ideas to help provide interest for local walks #WalkFromHome