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Young Minds Training Opportunities

Published date: 
Friday, 24th May 2019
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Following on from the success of previous training, further training opportunities for professionals working with the children and young people exploring mental health issues have been secured by Young People's Services, Oldham Council.

All the courses will be delivered by Young Minds – the national charity for children and young people’s mental health.

Training courses available are:

Eid Fun Day

Published date: 
Friday, 24th May 2019
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Fatima Womens Association will host an Eid Fun Day on Saturday 8 June 2019, 4pm to 8pm at Primrose Community Centre, Magnolia Gardens, Oldham, OL8 1HX

Free entrance and lots of activities for children including face painting, fun and games. Refreshments will also be available.

Contextual Safeguarding - Assessment and Pathways in Oldham

Published date: 
Wednesday, 15th May 2019
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Course presenters: Clare Griffiths – Senior Practitioner, YJS, Target Services, Positive Steps
                                  Catherine Lawler – LSCB Training Consultant                                              

Over recent years concern has grown regarding violence and abuse within young people’s friendships, relationships and behavior.

Recorded cases of children committing sexual offences against other children have risen by 78% in England and Wales between 2013 and 2016 (Barnardo’s, 2017)

Connecting You Seed Fund

Published date: 
Wednesday, 15th May 2019
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What is the purpose of the fund?

With a focus on improving health and wellbeing in the broadest sense, the Connecting You Seed Funding aims to make a difference right down at street level within our communities in the Rochdale Borough.

The funding pot has been termed a ‘seed fund’ because we see this funding as the seed from which activities and communities grow. The term seed suggests that this is a very early investment, meant to support the project until it can become self-sustaining.

What is the fund criteria?

The Greater Manchester Walking Festival

Published date: 
Friday, 26th April 2019
Greater Manchester Walking Festival

The Greater Manchester Walking Festival, offers over 400 free guided walks, taking place throughout May.

The team at Greater Manchester Moving is proud to be organising this year’s festival in partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester.

The ambition is to make Greater Manchester the first ‘Walking Region’ in the UK. The festival is a fantastic opportunity to showcase and publicise the great walking opportunities and groups there are in Greater Manchester and to encourage people to walk more and more often.

End of Life Care and Support Awareness Training

Published date: 
Friday, 26th April 2019
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An invitation to attend end of life care and support awareness training. This is an opportunity for you to gain an insight into the services provided by Dr Kershaw’s Hospice and how we can support your service users, their family and carers. 

Do you work with vulnerable people such as? 

  • People with long term and enduring mental health conditions 
  • People living with dementia 
  • People with Learning Disability 
  • Homeless people 
  • Refugees 
  • Asylum seekers 
  • Women fleeing domestic violence 

Where and when? 

Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants Surgery

Published date: 
Friday, 26th April 2019
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Arts Council England are hosting a National Lottery Project Grants surgery in The Performance Space at Oldham Library & Lifelong Learning Centre on Monday 13 May 2019, 11am – 3pm.

National Lottery Project Grants is Arts Council England’s open access fund that exists to be reactive to new ideas, new talent and new approaches in the arts.

National Lottery Project Grants distributes awards of between £1000 and usually £100,000 from the National Lottery to:

Arts organisations
People who use the arts in their work

The Weavers Factory to host Emmaus Mossley Pop-up Shop

Published date: 
Friday, 26th April 2019
Emmaus Mossley

New Saddleworth art gallery, The Weavers Factory, will support homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley throughout 2019 by offering space for an Emmaus Pop-up Shop.

The Emmaus Pop-up Shop at The Weavers Factory will take place in Uppermill on each Bank Holiday Monday throughout 2019. The shop will be housed in the Loom Shop on the upper floor of The Weavers Factory, giving gallery attendees the chance to purchase a variety of items to support the work of Emmaus Mossley.