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A Day in the Life – Voluntary Staff are Matched with Government Staff to help build relationships between the sectors – Deadline 3rd November 2017

NCVO’s work shadowing scheme for voluntary sector and civil service staff is returning for its seventh year. A Day In The Life matches voluntary sector staff with staff from government, giving each the chance to spend up to a day in each other’s work place. The scheme aims to help strengthen understanding and build relationships […]

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October 23, 2017
 

Charity Fraud Awareness Week (23rd October to 27th October 2017)

Charity Fraud Awareness Week (23-27 October) encourages those working within or supporting the charity and voluntary sectors to become more fraud aware and resilient. The week is led by Charities Against Fraud — a partnership of over 40 charities, professionals, representative charitable bodies and other not-for-profit stakeholders working together to combat fraud targeted against charities: […]

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October 23, 2017
 

#LocalCharitiesDay 15th December 2017 – How will your Charity be Celebrating?

With only two months to go to Local Charities Day 2017, there’s many supporters of the campaign already using the #LocalCharitiesDay hashtag across social media. The Department for Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport want to hear about anything you’ve been up to over the last year and any plans you have to celebrate Local Charities […]

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October 23, 2017
 

Office for Civil Society 50+ Volunteering Evidence Review

Office for Civil Society has announced the 50+ Volunteering Evidence Review, in partnership with the Centre for Ageing Better, looking at how to enable more people aged 50 and over to contribute their time, skills and experience to their communities. The evidence review will include calls for insight and evidence and a series of roundtables. […]

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October 23, 2017
 

New Sporting Memories Group in Trafford for Older Residents

Following on from Sporting Memories announcement yesterday regarding the new Sporting Memories dementia groups being launched in partnership with key agencies across Greater Manchester, they are delighted to announce news today of another two new groups one in Trafford and one in Tameside. These groups are not specifically aimed at people living with dementia but […]

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October 23, 2017
 

Age UK Trafford Winter Warmth Event – Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 11am to 1pm

Age UK Trafford are inviting local residents to a free Winter Warmth event on Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 11am to 1pm at 1-3 Church Road, Urmston, M41 9EH. Older residents will be able to enjoy a free lunch, as well as a free pair of gloves, and will be able to find out information […]

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October 23, 2017
 

Trafford Leisure’s Active Living Team are recruiting Healthy Hips and Hearts Volunteers – Recruitment Day on 2nd November

Trafford Leisure’s Active Team are looking to recruit new Healthy Hips and Hearts volunteers on Thursday 2nd November 2017. Trafford Leisure are looking for those who are passionate about the benefits of physical activity for older people, physically, mentally & socially. Training will take place at George H Carnall Leisure Centre on Thursday 2nd November […]

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October 23, 2017
 

Handover of the Prince Henry Narrowboat to All Aboard Manchester Ltd

Trafford Council 11-18 Early Help Hub has completed the handover of the day to day operation of Narrowboat ‘Prince Henry’ to a newly created community group All Aboard Manchester Ltd. During the next three year period All Aboard Ltd will be expected to provide activities for a variety of groups and individuals, using the canal […]

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October 23, 2017
 

Do you work with older residents that live alone and would welcome sharing their home in exchange for ten hours of social support? Home Sharing Information Event – 27th October

Then come along to the Trafford information event to learn more about the opportunities of Homeshare in Trafford. Homeshare links older people at home and matches them with a younger person to live in their home for the exchange of ten hours of social support. Neither party exchange money but both make a payment to […]

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October 13, 2017
 

GMCVO: Co-Design Workshop: An opportunity to contribute to the design of a new GM Health & Employment Service – Tuesday 17th October 2017 2.15pm – 4.30pm at the St Thomas Centre

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the NHS in Greater Manchester are working together to develop a new ‘early help’ service for people with health conditions and/or impairments who are either newly unemployed or at risk of falling out of employment. There is currently no systematic early intervention pathway to prevent people with health conditions […]

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October 13, 2017