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Be part of the Tameside Community Wellbeing Investment Programme and have your say!

Published date: 
Tuesday, 23rd November 2021
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We are excited to announce that we have launched our new Tameside Community Wellbeing Investment Programme. It will aim to sustain or improve the wellbeing offer for the local community and the most vulnerable, and tackle poverty and equalities in neighbourhoods across Tameside. The VCFSE organisations and local partners in Tameside have identified some of the issues and gaps within local communities which have only increased owing to the pandemic, thus the focus will also be on addressing those emerging themes.

New report reveals vital role of Greater Manchester’s VCFSE sector during COVID-19 pandemic but warns of challenges ahead as demand for support increases

Published date: 
Thursday, 29th July 2021
There are 17,494 voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises making a difference in Greater Manchester

A report by the Centre for Social and Health Research at the University of Salford has revealed new insights into the role of Greater Manchester’s voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ancora Project celebrates after receiving £254,439 in National Lottery funding

Published date: 
Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Picture of staff and members of Ancora Project

The Ancora Project based in Oldham are celebrating today after being awarded £254,439 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK.

The Ancora Project supports people hitting crisis brought about by financial hardship and this funding will enable the project to continue their crisis intervention service with its partners, KeyRing, Oldham Foodbank and Christians Against Poverty.

Support St Barnabas Church while you shop at Tesco

Published date: 
Wednesday, 8th December 2021

The food co-operative at St Barnabas has been successful adopted by the Tesco Community Grants Scheme. Customers receive a blue token at the checkout to use as a form of "customer vote " in local stores.

Voting starts in store from 1 October and contibues to 31 December.

The local project with the highest number of votes across the region will receive £1,500.00. the second place project £1,000.00 and third place will receive £500.00.

Please can you show your support and vote for St Barnabas at Tesco, Huddersfield Road.

Oldham’s Domestic Abuse and Older Adults project

Published date: 
Tuesday, 7th December 2021

The project aims to understand the issues and characteristics associated with domestic abuse and older adults. The initial phase of the project is to capture the voices of people aged 50 and over who have experienced abuse by another family member. Experiences can include physical, emotional, financial or controlling behaviour. The anonymous feedback will be used to develop a training resource to improve recognition and help develop practitioner skills and confidence to support individuals and families.

Level 2 OFQUAL Qualification in Gambling Related Harm

Published date: 
Tuesday, 7th December 2021

Do you want to develop your knowledge, skills, understanding and awareness of gambling related harms (GRH) and how to provide help and support to an individual at risk of, or affected by, gambling related harms.

The programme is accredited by The Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH).

The training programme aims to educate learners, using an accredited, uniform and consistent set of messaging regarding Gambling Related Harm through an ethos that emphasis a Public Health Approach.

Level 2 OFQUAL Qualification in Gambling Related Harm

Published date: 
Tuesday, 7th December 2021

Do you want to develop your knowledge, skills, understanding and awareness of gambling related harms (GRH) and how to provide help and support to an individual at risk of, or affected by, gambling related harms.

The programme is accredited by The Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH).

The training programme aims to educate learners, using an accredited, uniform and consistent set of messaging regarding Gambling Related Harm through an ethos that emphasis a Public Health Approach.

Relax Kids Oldham Magical Christmas Adventure

Published date: 
Monday, 6th December 2021
Relax Kids Christmas Workshops HAF 2021 Oldham Library

Relax Kids Magical Christmas Adventure is taking place at Oldham Library. Mon 20 Dec – Thurs 23 Dec 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join for some festive fun on their Christmas Adventure. Children will have a magical time learning top tips to stay cool and calm this Christmas. They will also learn the values of kindness, giving and spreading joy this Christmas

Relax Kids classes are for all children and help support their mental and emotional wellbeing, so they can grow up feeling self-aware and resilient..

Civil Service internship

Published date: 
Monday, 6th December 2021
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An exciting three-week work experience opportunity in the Civil Service is being offered to 60 autistic young people, you must be:

  • autistic 
  • aged between 18 and 25 at the time of the internship
  • achieved a minimum of 2 GCSE's (or equivalent) in English and Math at Grade 4-9 (or A*-C) or above.

About the Civil Service internship