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Two New Covid-19 Community Funds from Forever Manchester for Community Centres and Community Groups

Community Centre Support Fund Forever Manchester’s Community Centre Support Fund welcomes applications from locally managed community centres based in Greater Manchester that need to make adaptions in order to welcome groups and people back into their spaces in a Covid-secure way. We recognise that Community Centres and other multi-use indoor community spaces are often at […]

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August 4, 2020
 

VCSE Digital Skills and Inclusion grants ‘Meet the Funder’ Q&A sessions – 6th & 7th August 2020

Trafford Council has now launched its Digital Skills and Inclusion grants, VCSE organisations (Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise) can apply for up to £5,000 for projects and initiatives that provide training and support, as well as the purchase of new Digital equipment, to enable residents and staff to improve digital skills and enable people of […]

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August 4, 2020
 

Greater Manchester State of the VCSE Sector Survey – Have Your Say and Help us showcase the work of Trafford’s VCSE sector

The GM State of the VCSE Sector survey is now live and we need your help! https://salford.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/state-of-the-sector-2020 The last survey in 2017 found there were an estimated 15,890 voluntary, charity and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Greater Manchester supporting over 21.9 million interventions with clients, users or beneficiaries. This survey provided valuable evidence to decision […]

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August 3, 2020
 

GP Practices Supporting Hungry Local Children With Mask Campaign

​GP PRACTICES SUPPORTING HUNGRY LOCAL CHILDREN WITH MASK CAMPAIGN A group of five GP practices is providing almost 900 meals for hungry Trafford children by supporting a mask-making campaign that provides food for youngsters unable to receive their ‘vital’ daily school meal in the summer holidays. Altrincham Healthcare Alliance Primary Care Network, which includes Altrincham […]

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July 20, 2020
 

£45m COVID funding announcement from the National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund has announced it is working alongside five expert partnerships to ensure almost £45m of National Lottery funding reaches communities most vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19.  The move is part of The National Lottery Community Fund’s COVID-19 emergency response and means it will benefit from the partnerships’ collective expertise and […]

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July 16, 2020
 

Tell Healthwatch Trafford about your health or social care experience during the Coronavirus pandemic in Trafford and you could win £100 of shopping!

Almost three quarters of people nationally say they have noticed changes in their health and social care during the coronavirus emergency. Healthwatch Trafford want to know what the reality has been in the area for those of you that have used, or tried to use, health or social care services in that time. From things […]

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July 14, 2020
 

VCSE Digital Grants – Now Open for Applications until 16th August 2020

Trafford Council has now launched its Digital Skills and Inclusion grants, VCSE organisations (Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise) can apply for up to £5,000 for projects and initiatives that provide training and support, as well as the purchase of new Digital equipment, to enable residents and staff to improve digital skills and enable people of […]

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July 1, 2020
 

Covid-19 VCSE PPE & Health & Safety Information, Advice and Guidance / Public Health Q&A session on Thursday 2nd July 2020 at 1pm to 2pm

With many parts of the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector re-opening after the Covid-19 lockdown; attention is turning to how this can be done safely and with minimal risk. In most cases (outside the medical field) social distancing will provide adequate protection without the need for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment, like masks and […]

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June 30, 2020
 

COVID-19 Mobile Testing Unit at Stretford UA92 Car Park on 1st July to 3rd July 2020

From Wednesday 1st July – Friday 3rd July a Mobile Testing Unit will operate at the car park of University Academy 92 (UA92) in Stretford. This is the car park opposite the cricket ground on Brian Statham Way. This will allow anyone who has Covid symptoms to get tested without having to travel as far […]

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June 30, 2020
 

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) : Guidance for Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise (VCSE) and Faith organisations

Thrive Trafford has a contingency plan to reduce risks to our staff and visitors and to mitigate the possible impacts on our work. We advise all VCSE organisations to do the same. For more information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Trafford Council please visit: https://www.trafford.gov.uk/Engagement/Covid-19/Coronavirus-COVID-19-updates-and-advice.aspx PPE Guidance – Trafford Council’s Public Health Team’s ‘A Guide to […]

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June 30, 2020