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‘Pen-demic Pals’ write through the loneliness of Covid19 – Advocacy Focus

Advocacy Focus has launched a new pen pal service, ‘Pen-demic Pals’, to reach out to people during the period of isolation brought on by COVID-19. The Lancashire based charity has been delivering a successful befriending service to people in East Lancashire for almost a year and has recently extended this to help people facing social […]

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April 8, 2020
 

New Grants Available to Support Community Cohesion and Inclusive Neighbourhoods in Trafford – Apply Now!

Inclusive Neighbourhood Grants Trafford Council’s Inclusive Neighbourhood Grant and Community Cohesion Grant schemes, provide residents and community organisations with the opportunity to apply for funding to deliver a community event or project. Throughout 2020, £100,000 is available to residents and community groups through the Inclusive Neighbourhood Grant scheme. Grants will come in two sizes – […]

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March 17, 2020
 

Coronavirus COVID-19 – Trafford Community Response, How You Can Give Help or Get Help Locally

As the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 becomes more widespread in the UK, those who are vulnerable or who may need to self-isolate, will need support to access everyday essentials throughout the virus pandemic. There are different ways in which you can help people locally in Trafford throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, including: ‘Being a Good Neighbour’ […]

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March 16, 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/residents/adults-and-older-people/health-and-wellbeing/public-health/Coronavirus-COVID-19-updates-and-advice.aspx To read Trafford Council’s Public Health Team’s Briefing paper on the current […]

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March 13, 2020
 

‘Social Prescriptions’ Being Rolled Out Across Trafford – #SocialPrescribingDay

‘Social prescriptions’ being rolled out across Trafford Cookery classes, sports, exercise and the arts – just some of the activities Trafford patients might be prescribed as part of a new way of boosting health and wellbeing. As part of the NHS commitment to personalised care, social prescribing link workers are being recruited across the country […]

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March 12, 2020
 

Sexual Health Survey – Take Part to be in with a chance to win a £10 Love2Shop Voucher

Trafford Council are conducting a survey to help us understand the sexual health needs of our residents. The survey will help us to decide how to improve our services in Trafford and will help to shape what services look like in the future to make sure they meet the needs of our residents. All completed […]

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March 11, 2020
 

Healing Together – TDAS

TDAS are hoping to crowdfund as part of Aviva’s Community Fund. The project is called ‘Healing Together’. It’s an innovative project that will support non-abusing parents and their children as they move forward together after experiencing and witnessing domestic abuse. Building on TDAS’ learning and successes of running courses for both adults and children who […]

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March 10, 2020
 

Trafford Partnership has launched an exciting new engagement initiative – #FutureTrafford – to seek thoughts and ideas on how we can change Trafford for the better over the next 10 years.

Trafford Partnership has launched an exciting new engagement initiative – #FutureTrafford – to seek thoughts and ideas on how we can change Trafford for the better over the next 10 years. #FutureTrafford aims to get everyone that lives, works and visits Trafford to join the conversation about how to make Trafford a better place. We […]

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March 9, 2020
 

Exploitation Week of Action Trafford launch event – Monday 16th March @ Gorse Hill Studios in conjunction with Trafford Strategic Safeguarding Partnership

Exploitation Week of Action Trafford launch event Monday 16th March @ Gorse Hill Studios in conjunction with Trafford Strategic Safeguarding Partnership presented in partnership with Operation Challenger, the launch event will be opened by Superintendent Caroline Hemmingway, followed by a performance of the play LINES and forum theatre workshop. There will be an opportunity to […]

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March 9, 2020
 

GPs Drive ‘Detect and Protect’ Programme to Save Hundreds of Trafford Patients at Risk From ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ Heart Condition

GPs DRIVE ‘DETECT AND PROTECT’ PROGRAMME TO SAVE HUNDREDS OF TRAFFORD PATIENTS AT RISK FROM ‘TICKING TIME BOMB’ HEART CONDITION A group of GP practices is driving a ‘detect and protect’ programme to save hundreds of Trafford patients living with a potentially dangerous heart condition which could lead to a stroke. Figures show that 1 […]

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March 6, 2020