On Thursday 4 April 2019, at Action Together’s third AGM its members unanimously voted to make an amendment to the charity’s constitution to include Rochdale as an area of benefit in Action Together’s charitable objects.
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:
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.
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)
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, 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.
Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board has launched a new briefing titled Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly. The briefing asserts that equality, diversity and inclusivity are core to understanding and reducing social isolation, and emphasises key ways to embed inclusion in building age-friendly communities:
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
- Asylum seekers
- Women fleeing domestic violence
Where and when?
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:
People who use the arts in their work
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.
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