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A few changes at Action Together

Published date: 
Tuesday, 5th February 2019

Dear member and friend of Action Together,

Action Together is making a few changes that as a valued member and friend of our charity I’d like you to know about.

There are two main changes:
We are reorganising our teams to create a dedicated team for each area. One that only works in Oldham or Tameside respectively. Each team will be led by a Strategic Lead, supported by our central and leadership team. 
We are excited to be working across the borough of Rochdale from 1 February and will be recruiting a dedicated team for Rochdale.

Women's Voices Stronger Together Event #STRONGER TOGETHER

Published date: 
Tuesday, 5th February 2019

Inspire Women Oldham Centre Oldham Greater Manchester

Its Time For a Different Conversation!

Thursday 28 February 2019, 9.30am - 12.30pm

Join us for a truly collaborative event exploring what matters to women & young women & how working together we can ensure women and girls voices are heard in Oldham

Why we are holding this event:

Free Nutrition Training Opportunity

Published date: 
Friday, 25th January 2019
Nutrition update


Free training recommended for all staff and volunteers currently working with children and families within Tameside.

This course is suitable for anyone wanting to promote basic healthy eating messages.

What does the training cover?

  • Promoting a healthy balanced diet
  • Eatwell Guide – an introduction to food groups and the benefits for the body
  • Food Labels – how to spot health claims and make healthier choices
  • Identifying foods and drinks high in fat and sugar

Training dates:

Oldham Parent Carer Forum Annual Conference 2019

Published date: 
Thursday, 24th January 2019
POINT Forum logo

POINT Forum is hosting an event for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs and disabilities who live in Oldham.

The annual conference is now one of the biggest parent carer forum events in the North West so book early. 

What's included?
From 5.30pm onwards...

  • Market place of providers giving parents and carers access to information, advice and support enabling families to effectively meet the needs of their child or young person.

Then from 7pm onwards...

Partnership Engagement Network Conference

Published date: 
Thursday, 24th January 2019
PEN partner logos

Would you like to hear about and contribute to the development of local services in Tameside and Glossop?

Tameside Council, Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group and Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust are committed to working in partnership with the public, stakeholders, partners and organisations in the voluntary, community and faith sectors.

Ensuring that the public voice and opinion is at the heart of the public sector is key to designing approaches and strategies that meet the needs of our communities.

VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance Joint Submission

Published date: 
Thursday, 17th January 2019
VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance

The national Health and Wellbeing Alliance’s has issued a joint submission to Sir Simon Stevens in response to the consultation on the NHS Long Term Plan. This may help inform local and Greater Manchester (GM) level influencing work by the VCSE sector. There will be a range of opportunities to have your say on the GM response to the plan over the next few months. Click here to see the submission.

Free Thriving Communities MECC workshops

Published date: 
Thursday, 17th January 2019
Health picture

Free  2 ½ hr workshop for local residents, local businesses and local community groups.

As a valued member of the community we would like to invite you to a relaxed morning workshop. We wish to work with local community and businesses who share an interest in supporting people to be healthy, happy and productive. We call this Thriving Communities which can mean anything from understanding health and wellbeing better, to having a chat, to passing on useful information.