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Trafford’s Voluntary Sector Grants – ‘Have Your Say’ Public Events

‘You Decide’ – Trafford Council Invited Residents to Decide on Community Grants.

Thrive Trafford has helped to deliver Trafford Councils 2014-15 Voluntary Sector Grants and residents were invited to attend the Participatory Budgeting events in three of the four Locality areas of Old Trafford and Stretford; Urmston and Partington; and South.

Each of the Locality areas have had different priorities for grants based on identified local needs. The grants opened on Friday 9th May and are now closed for applications.
The three partnership areas include:

Sale Locality Partnership is the final Locality to hold their Participatory Budgeting event on Saturday 6th September 2014 at 12noon to 3pm at Sale Waterside Arts Centre
Please click here for further details on the projects that have been shortlisted to take part in the event.

The Locality Partnerships each identified their own grant scheme priorities for their locality to ensure that projects funded met the needs of their local areas. The priorities of each area included:

Urmston & Partington Locality Partnership Old Trafford & Stretford Locality Partnership South Trafford Locality Partnership Please see below the Participatory Budget event dates and information for each area:

  • Saturday 5th July 2014 (Urmston & Partington) Partington Community Centre, Partington Central Road, Manchester Area, Manchester M31 4EQ
  • Please click here for results of the event.

  • Saturday 12th July 2014 (Old Trafford & Stretford) Stretford Leisure Centre, Great Stone Rd, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0ZS
  • Please click here for results of the event.

  • Saturday 19th July 2014 (South Trafford) Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street Altrincham WA14 1PG
  • Please click here for results of the event.

    For more information please contact Thrive Trafford on 0161 968 0071 or email:

    11th August 2014