Winter Support 2020

Snow, trees and winter support

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Winter Support in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside

Are you looking to give something back to your community this winter? Does your community or voluntary group need a little extra help? We've pulled together key information across Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside on this page so you can give help or get help this winter.

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Calling Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside community, voluntary, faith or social enterprise organisations! If you would like Action Together to share your winter needs and activities in the one stop winter online shop please click here to complete the form.

Action Together is committed to providing support and information to voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) organisations around COVID-19 (coronavirus). We have produced guidance for our members and partners in Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside. Click here for guidance. 

This information will be regularly updated throughout winter, so please keep visiting to check for updates.


If you would like Action Together to share your community, voluntary, faith or social enterprise organisation’s winter events and activities, please contact us on 0161 339 2345 or email

Below will be regular events and activities, and one-off events

Regular Events and Activities:

These events and activites will offer ongoing support unless stated otherwise. Please use the contact details provided for more information.


Pennine Mencap When Life Gives you Lemons - Make Lemonade

2020 has given us a big bag of lemons but all year Pennine Mencap has committed to offer services online. All its services are currently free through Facebook so you can interact with Pennine Mencap and other participants at no cost.

Tuesday 2pm: Go Live Choir - Singing is a great way to improve with mental health it improves our sense of happiness and positivity. Anyone can join in via the Facebook page for the Go Live session.

Thursday 11am: Work Out With Tim - No gym fees and you don't even have to leave the comfort of your own home. Join in via the Facebook page for an hour long work out every week that's designed for all abilities.

Friday 11am: Cook Along Live: Making amazing home cooked food with free ingredients delivered to your door. To receive a free delivery of ingrediants for the Facebook live cook along contact Pennine Mencap on 0161 627 1025. Follow the guided cooking on Facebook GO Live and use the comments section to speak to others or ask questions.


Walk and Talk in the Rochdale Borough - Link4Life 

We are pleased to announce some new dates for our ‘Walk and Talk’ sessions. Walks will be socially distanced, in small numbers and booked on a first come, first served basis. 

For more information about booking onto a walk, please contact Sarah at: or 01706 92 6239 / 07976 498 629


New Life Centre Tameside - Wednesday Breakfast, Thursday Feast 

The centre provides free hot breakfasts, two course hot meals weekly (drop in - with Covid-19 safe environment). 

Wednesdays 9.30am - 11.30am; Thursdays 4pm - 6pm. For more information, please New Life Centre Tameside on Email:; Tel: 0161 339 7924.

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