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General Election Hustings

Published date: 
Tuesday, 26th November 2019
General Election Hustings

We’re holding hustings events ahead of the upcoming general election. Voters from each constituency will have the chance to hear from and question the invited candidates ahead of the general election on 12 December. The events will be chaired by a representative from Action Together.

Winter is coming to Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside

Published date: 
Wednesday, 2nd October 2019
Winter support in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside

Increased demand for services in winter exerts severe pressure on local community, voluntary, faith and social enterprise organisations. Action Together helps strengthen local non-profit organisations, to enable them to support local people, by driving support for winter initiatives from the Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal to volunteering for local organisations.

Being There Needs You! Volunteer Open Events

Published date: 
Wednesday, 11th December 2019

Being There Tameside & Glossop is a local charity supporting people living with cancer and other life limiting conditions such as strokes, heart and respiratory illnesses.

They are looking for befrienders, drivers and group helpers!

 

Come and see us at one of our volunteer open events and find out more!

 

Thurs 12th Dec-Tameside Wellbeing Corner, Indoor market, Ashton 11am-2pm

 

Mon 16th Dec-Sainsbury’s store, Ashton Under Lyne 11am-2pm

 

Wed 15th Jan-Tameside Wellbeing Corner, Indoor market Ashton 11am-2pm

 

Christmas comes early to Tameside homelessness charity

Published date: 
Thursday, 5th December 2019
Emmaus Mossley Christmas

Local homelessness charity, Emmaus Mossley, is celebrating after raising more than £9,000 at its Emmaus Vintage Christmas Market charity sale.

Crowds turned out in force on Saturday 16 November to support the charity and bag some festive bargains. The Vintage Christmas Market event launched Emmaus Mossley’s Christmas displays and included a range of festive stalls for all tastes and budgets. 

Greater Manchester Planning and Housing Commission

Published date: 
Wednesday, 4th December 2019
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Expression of Interest for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector representative on the Greater Manchester Planning and Housing Commission

Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the GM VCSE Leadership Group are seeking one individual to represent the VCSE sector on the Greater Manchester Planning and Housing Commission and are looking for someone who meets the following:

InTouch Legal Launch Event

Published date: 
Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
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The InTouch Legal (ITL) launch takes place on Tuesday 10 December 2019. InTouch Legal is a not for profit organisation set up to help vulnerable people with legal problems when they cannot get Legal Aid nor afford a solicitors fees. "We are proud to pilot this scheme in Oldham, Tameside and Rochdale. Any support that we can get from organisations, companies, people would be hugely appreciated. We hope to soon extend this nationwide."

The Mayor of Oldham will be opening the event at 12pm, arrive from 11.30, Cotton Rooms, 5 Rock Street, Oldham, OL1 3UJ

A day in the life of Laura, volunteering with Action Together in Rochdale

Published date: 
Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

The team in Rochdale would like to welcome Laura to our Action Together team. Laura is volunteering two days a week and we greatly appreciate her support so far! 

Laura says:

"Hello,

I'm Laura Augustine, a volunteer at Action Together in Rochdale. I started volunteering in October. I wanted to volunteer for a while and I was lucky to meet Phil Greenwood (Volunteer Support Officer at Action Together) at my local job centre. He mentioned an administration opportunity at Action Together and immediately it just felt right.