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Genie Networks Seeking New Board Members

Genie Networks is a Charity based in Greater Manchester which has been supporting deaf and hard of hearing adults, children and families for over 5 years. The charity has been funded initially with a legacy from a resident of Trafford, then subsequently via the local council, national and local charities and fund raising. We rely […]

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August 20, 2013
 

Free Training for Carers, Personal Assistants and Their Employers

Trafford Centre for Independent Living (Trafford CIL) has been awarded funding by Skills for Care to provide free Health and Social Care training for Carers, Personal Assistants and their individual employers. As an experienced provider of training for disabled people and their staff, and as the only provider in the North West to be awarded […]

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August 12, 2013
 

Manchester Community Transport Working Across Trafford

Manchester Community Transport (MCT) wants to encourage more volunteer drivers to support its services, such as drive MCT minibuses. Volunteer drivers must be compliant with all legislation and MCT, where appropriate, will supply Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme (MIDAS), a nationally recognised qualification, free of charge. If you are interested in being a volunteer then please […]

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August 12, 2013
 

Free course for carers of people with dementia

Alzheimer’s Society are delivering are a series of free workshops for people caring for a family member or friend with dementia through their Carer Information and Support Programme. It starts on Thursday 12 September from 1.00pm-3.30pm for 5 weeks, at the Bowdon Rooms, The Firs, Bowdon, Altrincham WA14 2TQ. It provides an opportunity for you […]

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August 9, 2013
 

Invitation to the Equal Access Trafford FREE Community Health Event 2013

Union Street and Healthwatch Partnership are delivering the Equal Access Trafford Community Health Event 2013 on Saturday 28th September from 12.30pm at Stretford High School, Great Stone Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0XA. There will be introduction/speeches/film at 2pm. The event is open to all people from all parts of Trafford, Greater Manchester & beyond, and […]

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August 9, 2013
 

Summer fun and activities for families across Trafford

Trafford’s children’s centres are going to be out and about participating in several summer community events over the coming weeks. Sale and Altrincham centres are going to be at fun days organised by the Sale West and Ashton upon Mersey Partnership (SWAP) at Sale West Community Centre, Newbury Avenue on 7, 14 and 21 August, […]

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August 9, 2013
 

Big Lottery Funding Support Success Secures £346,243

Some great news has come in of a major funding award to one of our hardest working and most effective borough-wide charities. Since 1999 Home-start Salford and Trafford’s trained and dedicated team of 100 home-visiting volunteers has given vital, practical support to ‘forgotten families’ struggling with issues including debt, post-natal depression, money troubles, and bereavement. […]

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August 9, 2013
 

Advancing Equality Grants Programme 2013/14

Thrive is delivering Trafford Council’s 2013-14 Advancing Equality Grants programme and is looking for organisations and groups to come forward and deliver projects that will help eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation and advance equality in the borough. The Equalities Grant Programme 2013-14 is worth £40,000 and voluntary and community sector groups are invited to bid […]

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July 26, 2013
 

Halifax Volunteers help out at Manor High

Volunteers from Halifax Branches across South Manchester donated their time to Manor High School in Sale on Tuesday 9th July. The special school is looking to develop a new growing project called ‘Seeds of Success’ which will provide pupils with an opportunity to learn to grow fresh fruit and vegetables, and then cook with them. […]

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July 12, 2013
 

Urmston Partnership Lends a Hand

A group of volunteers from the Urmston Partnership donated their time to make a difference to a local charity. Leonard Cheshire Disability provides support for adults with physical and learning disabilities to live independently. The charity offers supported housing in Urmston, with a large outdoor communal area which was previously bare and empty. The Urmston […]

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July 11, 2013