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Greater Manchester Community Response Fund: Ukraine Crisis

Published date: 
Monday, 28th March 2022

We all want to do what we can to support the people of Ukraine due to the horrific attack on their country.

Charities, community groups, faith groups and social enterprises across Greater Manchester are all too aware of the support needed in Ukraine and neighbouring countries – and we support national and local appeals seeking to send donations to those places.

Tender opportunity with Greater Manchester Youth Network

Published date: 
Saturday, 25th June 2022
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Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) wants to hire an individual or organisation to work with them over the next six months. They want an external evaluation of our youth programmes and delivery models and support with identifying new monitoring frameworks to better measure their impact.

You’ll work with their delivery teams as well as their managers to get a real feel of how GMYN delivers its work and help focus on what makes their USP.

BHA Service Offer

Published date: 
Thursday, 26th May 2022
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BHA Sexual Health Improvement Programme.

Who are they? 

BHA for equality is a health and social care charity which exists to challenge and address health and social care inequalities and suport individuals, families and communities to improve their health and well-being.

What they do?

The sexual health team at BHA work to improve access to education, resources, teasting and healthcare services for communities in Greater Manchester. They deliver free health services in community settings and groups.

Rochdale Community Warehouse Is A CIC

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Rochdale’s Community Warehouse, established by Action Together during the pandemic to support the work of the many small foodbanks and food clubs in the borough, has remained busy providing much needed food, toiletries, and clothes to voluntary organisations to distribute to people in the community. Meanwhile, a group of volunteers has been getting ready to take on responsibility for the long-term running of the Warehouse as a Community Interest Company (CIC).

Baby Loss Support

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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Relax with Lucy & Co support focuses on helping to support families following baby loss and they have launched some online Mindfulness Baby Loss Sharing Circles for people in Oldham to access.

These circles are delivered by a (Accredited Breathworks Mindfulness Teacher & Mental Health Nurse)

(Please note these sharing circles will be held weekly during term time only)

Sharing circles are an opportunity for baby loss families to connect virtually to share their experiences, thoughts, feelings, challenges and to hold space.

Workshop: How to set up a neighbourhood food cooperative

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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How to set up a neighbourhood food cooperative - online workshop on Tuesday 31 May

When: 31 May, online from 10:30am - 1pm

It will be delivered by Cooperation Town, a vibrant network of community-led food co-operatives, organising on streets and estates across the country. They’re run under the principle of ’when we work together with neighbours and colleagues we can take control over our lives.’ These co-ops are small buying groups that offer their members free and low-cost groceries purchased in bulk.

Sunday Fun Day

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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On Sunday 15 May our Action Together team joined the Fun Day at Alexandra Park to promote Action Together and support the Mayor of Oldham's charity appeal.  

Staff and Volunteer Ambassadors enjoyed their day promoting Action Together and the benefits of volunteering.

Our team got involved in completing the 5k run in aid of the appeal and did absolutely amazing, winning a medal! Volunteer Elivis said, “I’m proud of myself and I’ve really enjoyed my day. I’m looking forwarding to volunteering at more events in my community."

Core20PLUS5 VCSE Survey

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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Core20PLUS5 is a national initiative aimed at addressing health inequalities (https://www.england.nhs.uk/about/equality/equality-hub/core20plus5/). The Caribbean & African Health Network (CAHN) is running a Core20PLUS5 project in Greater Manchester working with the Caribbean and African community to gather lived experiences that would feed into codesigning and coproducing pathways across core health conditions.  

Chance to win free yellow school bus

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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Put the 'us' in bus this summer with chance to win free yellow school bus

Whether its reading spaces, quiet places or somewhere to meet new faces, people are being asked to submit their ideas for a chance to win a free decommissioned yellow school bus this summer.

From Monday 23 May, individuals, schools, community groups, sports teams and volunteer organisations can bid to Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to win one of nine yellow school buses that will be decommissioned from the existing fleet in July 2022.

Invitation to Open Day and Community Consultation

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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Community Open Day & Consultation Event, Tuesday 31 May, 11am - 3pm at: Centre of Wellbeing, Training & Culture, Medtia Chambers,1st Floor, Barn Street, Oldham. OL1 1LP (near Shimla Restaurant, behind Police Station)

Centre of Wellbeing, Training & Culture (CWTC) is a registered charity organisation which supports disadvantaged local residents of Oldham.