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Workshops: Financing your community building

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022
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Meet the investment team at GMCVO and hear about different ways you can finance your community building including purchases, housing, refurbishment and renovation.

It's a chance to hear about the different funding and investment programmes that are running in Greater Manchester, get some practical advice about how to access them, and find out what you need for a successful application.

Group raises funds for new defibrillator

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022

On Thursday 19 May the Civic Mayor of Tameside, Councillor Janet Cooper, and her consort, Mr Dennis Fitzpatrick attended the Richmond Street Community Centre, Ashton for the dedication of the new defibrillator mounted in the Centre. 

The mayor said she was very pleased that the defibrillator has been fitted as they are lifesavers. She thanked all those who contributed to the fundraising and fitting of the defibrillator. Joy Foster, a member of Place of Welcome, states "It was great that we have been able to raise the funds so quickly".

Groups Receive Funding Through the Tameside Recovery Fund

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th May 2022

The Tameside Community Recovery Fund is a Participatory Budgeting event where local communities can have a say and vote for their favourite community project. The Fund is supported by Action Together.

Earlier this month 10 local groups from Tameside West (Denton, Audenshaw and Droylsden) received funding (of up to £2,000 per group) with the aim of re-building their communities to develop a greener, safer and stronger place to live!

Applications for Tameside South area are open until Monday 30 May. To find out more go to our Find Funding section.

'Your Bus' Competition 2022

Published date: 
Monday, 23rd May 2022

A number of Transport for Greater Manchester’s current Yellow School Bus fleet are due to be decommissioned in July 2022, and once again, in line with TfGM's commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community, they are opening up an opportunity for community interest groups or schools to apply to be gifted one of these vehicles.

You can apply between Monday 23 May and Friday 24 June 2022.

Free Driving Seminar for over 60's.

Published date: 
Monday, 16th May 2022
Free Driving seminar for over 60's

Safer Roads Greater Manchester is pleased to announce their first FREE Safer Driver Seminar aimed at drivers aged 60+.

Older people are becoming increasingly over represented in casualty statistics as drivers’, passengers and pedestrians. The seminar is an opportunity for attendees to listen to presentations on a series of road safety and wellbeing related topics from various organisations such as Greater Manchester Police, National Highways, TfGM, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and many more.

Free Cooking Sessions

Published date: 
Tuesday, 10th May 2022
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Cook & Eat social!

Cracking Good Food are running free cooking sessions being delivered in Chadderton and the Sholver area.

You will learn how to:

  • Cook simple. waste free and delicious recipes from stratch.
  • Top tips on meal budgeting, planning and keeping your cooking sessions at low cost.
  • Tasty good food to eat together and extra to take home.

When: Tuesday 17 and 24 of May, 11am - 1pm.

Queen Bee Coaching(QBC): Free coaching places available now

Published date: 
Monday, 9th May 2022
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Queen Bee Coaching supports inspiring women from diverse backgrounds to overcome barriers, increase their impact on society and rise to positions of influence, ultimately accelerating Greater Manchester towards equality. To do this, they offer free coaching to those who would not otherwise be able to access it.

Their clients come from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors but they all have one thing in common – a desire to improve their leadership skills. See comments below from previous clients