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Homelessness charity reopens Secondhand Superstore

Published date: 
Thursday, 25th June 2020
Emmaus Mossley is open

Local homelessness charity, Emmaus Mossley, has reopened its Secondhand Superstore after temporarily closing for 12 weeks due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) lock-down. 

The large store, which sells second-hand furniture, upcycled items, household goods, bric-a-brac and clothing, reopened on Tuesday 16 June with reduced hours. During the shutdown period, beneficiaries and staff at the charity have refurbished the superstore and installed safety measures to reduce the risk of virus transmission.

GM VCSE Leadership Group publishes BAME statement

Published date: 
Thursday, 25th June 2020
GM VCSE Leadership Group

The Greater Manchester (GM) VCSE Leadership Group is a coalition of leaders within the VCSE sector in GM, seeking to promote the role and involvement of the VCSE sector and communities in Greater Manchester devolution.

The group have published a statement in support of our BAME colleagues and communities in Greater Manchester. GMCVO welcomes this, and as a member of the Leadership Group, fully supports the pledges made. Click here to find out more.

Rochdale - Community Briefing and Grassroot Gatherings

Published date: 
Monday, 22nd June 2020

Community Briefing / Grassroots Gathering – Friday mornings

Action Together in Rochdale host a weekly Community Briefing and Grassroots Gathering every Friday morning on zoom from 10am – 12.15pm

This is a time and space for community and voluntary sector groups to come together to share information, make ‘asks and offers’, develop new ideas and connections.

You are most welcome to join us for all or part of the session. 

All At Sea

Published date: 
Thursday, 11th June 2020
All at SEA logo

Sarah Pearce, Development and Volunteer Coordinator (Rochdale) at Action Together, has written a blog to introduce Rochdale to All At Sea!

Feeling All At Sea?

​It is an understatement to say that 2020 has been a difficult year. We will talk and reflect about living through a global pandemic AND the largest civil rights movement for years to come. This could have been an easy year for us to close our doors, disengage with our community and hibernate until this is all over. What has actually happened has been the total opposite. 

Youth Alliance GM

Published date: 
Thursday, 11th June 2020
Young Manchester logo

Youth Alliance GM has been launched. At the moment, this group is an idea and therefore a brief consultation will be undertaken to scope interest. Click here to access the consultation survey. Closing date / time is Monday 22 June, 5pm. 

Following the online survey, a meeting will be called for people wanting to join. 

Young Manchester is a charity that strives to improve opportunities for all children and young people across Manchester.


Published date: 
Thursday, 11th June 2020
Wednesdays Weekly

#WednesdaysWeekly is Action Together's new weekly training during lockdown and possibly beyond. The idea is that we meet for short, informative trainings followed by a Q and A or the chance to share your thoughts. We’re hoping for you to see a range of different hosts and topics to keep you informed and inspired during these difficult and unexpected times!