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Recycle for Greater Manchester’s (R4GM) Community Fund for 2021/22 is launching on 1st April 2021 – Open to VCFSEs/ Charities and Schools

Recycle for Greater Manchester’s (R4GM) Community Fund for 2021/22 is launching on 1st April 2021. The fund is a joint initiative between R4GM and Suez to support Greater Manchester Community and Voluntary sector groups to deliver projects that help to reduce household waste in Greater Manchester. The fund aims to support projects which prevent, reuse, […]

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March 15, 2021
 

Kickstart Q&A Sessions for VCSEs and Businesses in Trafford – Find Out More

Kickstart Q&A The Kickstart Scheme is a fantastic opportunity for businesses to boost their productivity while providing employment for a generation of talented young people who might otherwise be at risk of long term unemployment due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis. The aim of the £2 billion fund is to create hundreds […]

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February 24, 2021
 

ESF Community Grants – Moving on Grants – Apply Now – Deadline 22nd February 2021

ESF COMMUNITY GRANTS – GREATER MANCHESTER – Moving- on Grants Round Opens on Monday 1st February 2021 The ESF Community Grant Programme is already helping many people in Greater Manchester who face additional barriers in the workplace to improve their employability and gain employment. We are now launching our Moving-On Round. The Moving-On round seeks […]

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February 1, 2021
 

Sale Community Volunteers rallied together to serve up Christmas Spirit to local families in need

The Life Church in Sale worked in partnership with other local community and voluntary groups to rally up keen volunteers to serve up Christmas spirit and provide Christmas dinners to those in need over the festive period. This was truly an amazing community effort, involving around 100 volunteers, plus the generosity of many more, who […]

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January 12, 2021
 

National Guidance on volunteering during national lockdown in England – January 2021

National Guidance on volunteering during national lockdown in EnglandAn initial summary of what the national lockdown means for volunteering in England the outlined steps we will be taking to update guidance on GOV.UK relating to volunteering is listed below. There is separate guidance on coronavirus in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.Volunteering from home/outside the home  People must volunteer from home, unless […]

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January 12, 2021
 

Patients aged 80 and over from five GP practices will be the first people in Trafford to receive the coronavirus vaccination

Patients aged 80 and over from five GP practices will be the first people in Trafford to receive the coronavirus vaccination GP practices will begin vaccinating patients against coronavirus (COVID-19) in Trafford on Wednesday (16 December) as part of the biggest NHS immunisation programme in history. People aged 80 and over will be vaccinated at […]

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December 15, 2020
 

Get-together for Trafford’s Mutual Aid Groups and Neighbourhood Networks on Tuesday 8th December 2020 at 6pm to 7:30pm

Get-together for Trafford’s Mutual Aid Groups and Neighbourhood Networks on Tuesday 8th December 2020 at 6pm to 7:30pm Have you been involved in helping your street/local neighbours throughout the COVID-19 pandemic/are you a partner who supports Trafford residents? If so, we would love it if you could join us for our second online get-together taking […]

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December 2, 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 COVID-19 case numbers are rising rapidly across the whole of the […]

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November 2, 2020
 

Trafford’s Free School Meals October Half Term 2020 & Community Support Offers

Free School Meals October Half Term 2020 No child to go hungry this half term Families who usually receive a means tested free school meal from their school or college can claim one £15 Tesco voucher per child for October half term. This scheme is for children who attend a Trafford school or college, regardless […]

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October 29, 2020
 

VCSE Digital Grants – 2nd Round Now Open for Applications until 15th November 2020

Trafford Council has now launched its 2nd Round of Digital Skills and Inclusion grants, VCSE organisations (Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise) can apply for up to £1,000 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 […]

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October 28, 2020