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Find Trustworthy Information about local Health & Care Services at Healthwatch Trafford

Now more than ever, it’s crucial that Trafford residents can find trustworthy information about local health and care services. Healthwatch Trafford have a new web resource, kept up to date with information about changes to services, links to government guidance, advice on staying healthy and lots of other useful info. You can find it at: […]

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May 15, 2020

High Sheriff Special Recognition Award – Nominate Someone for an Award

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things during the pandemic are to be honoured by The High Sheriff of Greater Manchester. Dr Eamonn O’Neal DL, High Sheriff, has launched The Special Recognition Awards to publicly acknowledge the amazing acts of thoughtfulness and kindness being done by many people during the C-19 pandemic. Eamonn said “Every day I […]

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May 14, 2020

ESF Community Grants Launch Re-Connect Priority Grants – Apply by 3rd June 2020

ESF COMMUNITY GRANTS – GREATER MANCHESTER 2019-2021 Re-Connect Priority Grants Round The ESF Community Grant Programme is launching a targeted Grant Programme in response to COVID 19. This round is called Re-Connect and seeks applications from a wide range of voluntary organisations who are ready to reach out by using approaches which tackle the new […]

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May 11, 2020

Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise & Faith Sector COVID-19 Impact Survey

Trafford Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise and Faith Sector COVID-19 Impact Needs Survey Thrive Trafford is working with Trafford Partnership and other key Trafford Partners as part of a coordinated borough wide response to the COVID-19 outbreak. We want to ensure that VCSE organisations who are essential to helping residents through the pandemic are enabled to […]

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May 5, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Trafford VCSE Organisations

COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund open to VCSE organisations In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, Trafford Council and Trafford Housing Trust have launched the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund in partnership. The fund is open to community groups and voluntary organisations who are able to deliver a project which supports the relief of poverty, both during this […]

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April 29, 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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April 23, 2020

‘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

‘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