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White Paper on Unified Public Services

Published date: 
Thursday, 1st August 2019
White Paper on Unified Public services

As you may be aware the White Paper on Unified Public Services for the People of Greater Manchester was considered and endorsed by the full meeting of the GMCA.

This link provides the cover report with the recommendations agreed by leaders along with the final version of the white paper. In addition, this link provides the archive of the live stream of the meeting. Click here to download the White Paper.

Rochdale's Feel Good Festival - Volunteers needed

Published date: 
Thursday, 1st August 2019

Touchstones Rochdale are supporting this years Feelgood Festival with a range of family activities and events during the day on Saturday 10 August.

We're looking for volunteers to provide support for the event and help make it the best yet. Volunteers will be required between 9.30am and 5pm and whilst the roles are unpaid refreshments will be provided during the day. The volunteer team will be undertaking a variety of roles on the day including taking survey feedback and providing support for some of the festival activities.

Zion's Family Fun Day

Published date: 
Wednesday, 31st July 2019
Family Fun Day

Zion Congregational Church, Peel Street, Gee Cross, Hyde is having a Family Fun Day on Saturday 10 August from 10.30am - 3.30pm. The group has lots on including a café, bouncy castle, kids’ activities and games, various stalls selling cakes, plants, bric-a-brac, books and more. Click here to download the event poster.

There will be charity stalls – SSAFA, British Legion, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Sandwich Angels and more.

Active Citizens Social Leadership Programme

Published date: 
Wednesday, 31st July 2019
Global Grooves

Don’t wait for change, connect with a local and global community and make it happen! Global Grooves invites people 18+ to complete the prestigious British Council’s Active Citizens training programme in Tameside. The Active Citizens programme brings people together to learn from and share with each other.

This amazing free training will motivate and inspire you to turn your ideas into social action projects to benefit the community.

Active Citizens training will:

GM VCSE Mental Health Forum

Published date: 
Monday, 29th July 2019
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The GM Mental Health VCSE (Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise) Forum, links directly with the implementation of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Strategy. The forum meetings have been designed to ensure that the fullest range of VCSE partners, involved with delivering emotional wellbeing and mental health support (including dementia support) to children, young people, adults and families across Greater Manchester have a chance to understand, influence and implement the strategy. Also, to ensure inclusion, transparency and accountability across and within the VCSE sector.

GM VCSE Assembly: Co-Production Network

Published date: 
Monday, 29th July 2019
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What can we learn from co-production already happening across GM? Join the 4th GM Co-production Network where it will be bringing together projects doing great co-production to share what’s happening on the ground in services and communities across our city. It wants to get more and better co-production happening in GM, so it needs to build on the knowledge and strengths that are already here. The network provides a space to connect with other people trying to share power and work in new ways so we can share skills and learn from each other.

Rochdale VCFSE Organisations - work experience offer

Published date: 
Thursday, 25th July 2019

VCFSE Organisations - work experience offer

Falinge Park High School are looking for work experience placements for the forthcoming academic year and are keen to work with VCFSE organisations to offer these placements.

The students will be commencing Year 10 and placements would be 2nd December 2019 to 13th December 2019 (2 week placement)

More than a Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme

Published date: 
Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

More than a Pub: The Community Pub Business Support Programme

Want to take ownership of your local pub and run it for the benefit of the community? Need help getting it into community hands?

The More than a Pub programme provides business development support to enable the community ownership of pubs in both rural and urban communities across England.

Rochdale - Volunteer Youth Mentoring

Published date: 
Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

 

Volunteer Youth Mentoring - Rochdale Connections Trust

RCT and M6 Studio Theatre are working in collaboration to deliver "Rochdale Cares to Act". This is a four year programme providing a menu of services for young people aged 11 to 16 living in Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton. Through the delivery of bespoke mentoring interventions we offer support across a range of issues including;
 

Rochdale Event - Building a Stronger Britain Together Roadshow

Published date: 
Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

Building Confidence to Challenge Honour Based Abuse and Forced Marriage

Supported by the government’s Building a Stronger Britain Together programme allows charities and community organisations to create more resilient communities, challenge extremism in all its forms and offer vulnerable individuals a positive alternative, regardless of race, faith, sexuality, age and gender.

Karma Nirvana and Rochdale Borough Council, invite you to attend a Building a Stronger Britain Together Roadshow.