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Oldham Council - Buy, Keep, Eat, Repeat

Published date: 
Wednesday, 2nd December 2020
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Did you know that almost 70% of food waste is food that could have been eaten? Oldham council is working with Recycle for Greater Manchester to encourage residents to reduce and recycle their food waste across Oldham.

Look out for the Buy, Keep, Eat, Repeat leaflet being delivered with your new bin calendar. Follow the tips for ‘Buy, Keep, Eat, Repeat’, to help you plan meals, store food correctly, use your leftovers and recycle food in your caddy or green bin. Reducing food waste can help save you money and help you get the most out of your food.

Hub Life: Working Together – Oldham District Hubs

Published date: 
Monday, 30th November 2020

Since the initial coronavirus lockdown measures were introduced in March, the Action Together Oldham teams have been working within the Oldham District Hubs. The Hubs are made up of multi-agency partner organisations, working together to share knowledge and find solutions and offer effective support to issues arising within their districts. Set up in response to the first lockdown, the hubs continue to provide a local offer for residents who contact the Oldham Council helpline on 0161 770 7007.

 

16 Day Selfie Challenge

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th November 2020

It’s the 16 Day Selfie Challenge! 

The 16 Day Selfie Challenge: You can show your support to the 16 days of action campaign by committing to spread the word about Domestic Abuse service in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside over the next 16 days in all areas of your work. 

What you can do to show your support: 

The Campaign Runs from 25 November - 10 December 2020.

16 Days of Action

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th November 2020
16 Days Campaign

Time for  Action! 

16  Days  of Action  campaign launches on Wednesday 25   November 2020 with us asking all to join Oldham Women’s Network on the 25 November 2020 by wearing something purple.

Oldham Women's Network will be sharing personal stories and speeches  of  hope for survivors  of domestic abuse throughout the 16 days. We are asking local partner agencies to join us and sign our local pledged to never commit, condone or remain silent about domestic violence and abuse.  

Equalities Assembly #2 Report

Published date: 
Tuesday, 24th November 2020
Equalities Assembly Report

Equalities Assemblies are a series of quarterly events, for people who work in and contribute to the borough, including grassroots organisations, statutory partners and volunteers. 

The aim of the assemblies is to listen and learn to help improve our understanding of inequalities and how they can be reduced. Conversation topics are brought to the assemblies by people who understand inequality, through experience, through supporting others or through insight, data and intelligence. 

Inequality and injustice will not be eradicated unless we design it out.

National Academy for Social Prescribing - Thriving Communities Programme Launched

Published date: 
Friday, 20th November 2020
National Academy for Social Prescribing - Thriving Communities Programme logos

On 10 November, the National Academy of Social Prescribing (NASP) launched Thriving Communities, a new national support programme for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise groups, supporting communities impacted by COVID19 in England, working alongside social prescribing link workers.

The programme consists of four main areas:

White Ribbon Campaign 2020

Published date: 
Tuesday, 17th November 2020
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The White Ribbon campaign is an international campaign founded in 2007 and is a global movement encouraging men to play their part in eliminating male violence against women.  It encourages men never to commit, condone or leave unchallenged violence towards women and/or sexist/misogynistic attitudes. 

 

As part of Oldham’s annual campaign centred on White Ribbon day - 25th November 2020, the following sessions are being offered: 

 

White Ribbon Two Weeks of Action 

Domestic abuse training offer 

Greater Manchester Moving

Published date: 
Monday, 9th November 2020
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Action Together is a committed partner of GM Moving and support the statement released by them (published below).

If your voluntary, community, faith or social enterprise (VCFSE) group or organisation needs support, help or advice during this time our development team are here to help, please do not hesitate to get in touch Email: development@actiontogether.org.uk or Tel: 0161 339 2345.