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Volunteering Course – Old Trafford

Do you have any spare time during the Summer Holiday’s? Would you like to volunteer working with adults and children? Trafford College, Trafford Children’s Centres and St John’s Centre are working in partnership to provide a 4 week training course for adults interested in volunteering in the delivery of activities to children during school holidays. […]

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June 26, 2013
 

News Item – Funding Bulletin

This is the first of the funding updates from Thrive Trafford about sources open to third sector organisations in Trafford. In particular we have information on the following: Peoples Health Trust – in Trafford now, but not for long! Heritage Lottery Fund (not just old churches, although they can apply too!) Obscure Funder Section- Screwfix […]

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June 25, 2013
 

Healthier Together Public Event

Healthier Together is a Greater Manchester review to improve and save the lives of people who access their local GP, hospital and community services. We aim to modernise our services, make them safe and sustainable and ensure patients have access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place. As part of […]

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June 14, 2013
 

Small grants available for Gorse Hill and Stretford

The LARCO (Locality Approach to Reducing Childhood Obesity) Small Grant Applications are now open for Gorse Hill and Stretford. The LARCO Project aims to help reduce childhood obesity in Trafford in the Gorse Hill and Stretford area. A major part of LARCO is making a budget available in each of the neighbourhoods identified to involve […]

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June 13, 2013
 

New funding for community health projects…only available in parts of Trafford…

The funding is from the People’s Health Trust, who operate the Health Lottery (not to be confused with the Big Lottery). Their national programme – Active Communities – distributes grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 per year to smaller, not-for-profit organisations (with a maximum income of £350,000), for projects designed and led by local people […]

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June 13, 2013
 

Sow the City – Your Views Wanted

Thrive has been supporting Sow the City with its plans to develop a community farm in Trafford. Sow the City has developed a short survey to find out about the views of local people (it should take no more than 5 minutes to complete). Please click on the following link to complete the survey http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N7FM689

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June 13, 2013
 

Give and Gain Day

On Friday 17th May Trafford Housing Trust, along with partner businesses took part in projects across Trafford for Give and Gain Day, the national Day of employee volunteering. Approximately 353 business volunteers from THT and partner businesses donated their time on Give and Gain Day in Trafford. This equates to around 2,118 volunteering hours in […]

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June 11, 2013
 

Could you help young people in Broadheath?

Why not join us at the beginning of our exciting new adventure in Broadheath, Altrincham? Young people in the area aged from 6 – 14 years are getting on board for fun and challenge and we’d like to extend the invitation to any adults in the area who think they would like to join in. […]

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June 11, 2013
 

Get Back Into …

Are you a resident of Old Trafford and need support to get back into work, training or volunteering? As part of Volunteer’s Week from 1-7th June Thrive Trafford will be running an event on Friday 7th June, 11am to 4pm at the Old Trafford Community Centre. For more information please click here.

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May 29, 2013
 

Launch of Voluntary Sector Grants!

Thrive is helping to deliver Trafford Councils 2013-14 Voluntary Sector Grants to help distribute £160,000 to community, voluntary and third sector groups who want to deliver projects that will enhance their local communities. There are 4 overarching themes to the grants this year – Adult Health & Lifestyle; Local Economy, Skills and Volunteering; Community Safety […]

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April 9, 2013