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Equalities Board
12-Oct
Ambition for Ageing Equalities Research Coordinator

Salary: £28,272 pro rata (+10% Pension) - £14,136 actual

Hours: 0.5 FTE (18.5 hours)

11-Oct
Vacancy: Lead Analyst for Ambition for Ageing - GMCA Research and Strategy team

Salary: £25,951 - £29,323 per annum dependent upon skills and experience (Grade F)

Greater Manchester
02-Aug
Ambition for Ageing Call for Proposals - Providers Sought

GMCVO has launched a competition to secure providers for the first three Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes to be delivered across the eight dis

Equalities Board
21-Jul
The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects

The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects to help fill gaps in our knowledge about some of the more margina

Greater Manchester
30-Jun
Ambition for Ageing seeks Scaled Programmes' Assessment Panel Volunteers

Scaled Programmes are a number of projects that have been developed out of four design workshops held in early 2017.

Greater Manchester
14-Jun
Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes Update

Update 5/7/17: Since we went public on what we’re commissioning for the first round of scaled programmes, several people have approached us wit

Older Peoples Network
03-May
Videos from the GM Older People's Network Mayoral Hustings

It's almost time for Greater Manchester to elect our first ever mayor.

Wigan
24-Apr
Ambition for Ageing Wigan Borough - Leigh Film Society featured on Granada Reports

Sarah Rogers from ITV News joins Pauline Barraclough (Age UK Wigan Borough), volunteers and attendees at Leigh Film Society's Afternoon Classic Cin

Greater Manchester
23-Mar
Project ideas developed for Ambition for Ageing scaled programmes work

Building on the Growing Older in My Greater Manchester event in January (see report

Greater Manchester
20-Feb
Ambition for Ageing release first report on design of £2.5 million investment

In January 2017, the Ambition for Ageing programme launched a series of events entitled 'Growing Older in My Greater Manchester.'  The first event

Older Peoples Network
20-Feb
GM Older People's Network delivers message to mayoral candidates

A group of older people across Greater Manchester have drafted up key messages to present to Mayoral Candidates.

Greater Manchester
20-Feb
Landmark Greater Manchester ageing conference - LGBT housing initiative & new GM reports

The Greater Manchester Ageing Conference 2017, organised by the Greater Manchester (GM) Ageing Hub, saw the first ever ageing conference held on a

Greater Manchester
06-Jan
New environmental research to look at impact of green spaces on ageing populations

University of Manchester Geographer Dr Sarah Lindley is leading a new research looking at the impact of green public spaces on the health and wellb

09-Jan
New walking app could make later life healthier and happier

Accessible via mobile phone or tablet, it is one of the innovations developed and tested by new research that set out to produce practical, low-cos

Greater Manchester
27-Jan
Ambition for Ageing launches survey to shape £2.5 million investment

Following a fully booked launch event on 24th January 2017 (

Wigan
21-Dec
Vacancy with Ambition for Ageing Wigan Borough

Ambition for Ageing Wigan Borough seek a Support Worker (maternity cover.)

 

Greater Manchester
15-Dec
Ambition for Ageing launches older people led process for £2.5 million investment

Ambition for Ageing launches the design process for their £2.5million 'Scaled Programmes' with an exciting engagement event on 24th January 2017.

UK
05-Dec
What's the cost of care in your area?

As we live longer, many of us will need support in our old age.

Bolton
01-Dec
Ambition for Ageing Bolton runs Share a Gift Scheme

Ambition for Ageing Bolton are running a neighbourhood gift sharing campaign throughout December in Tonge with the Haulgh, Halliwell & Crompton

Greater Manchester
07-Oct
Ambition for Ageing - Call for Evidence

We will be launching a £3 million programme of work to make Greater Manchester’s neighbourhoods more age-friendly and need your help!

UK
30-Sep
Three new funds to boost volunteering among the over-50s

Charities are being invited to put in bids to three new grant funds worth a total of £4m designed to boost volunteering among the over-50s.

Greater Manchester
30-Sep
Catalyst Grants for Social Movement launched

 

UK
26-Aug
New research project suggests ‘Good memories not key to older people's happiness’

 

UK
02-Aug
Clore Social Leadership Fellowship Programme 2017

 

UK
02-Aug
Adult social care inquiry launched

The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into the financial sustainability of local authority adult social care and t

UK
02-Aug
Fears of loneliness in old age are largely unfounded

We shouldn’t fear a lonely old age because loneliness is far from inevitable, according to a study funded by the ESRC.

Greater Manchester
06-Jul
GMCVO joins the Greater Manchester Ageing hub

The Centre for Ageing Better has joined GMCVO as a member of the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub. 

 

Greater Manchester
12-Jul
Local Delivery Leads Appointed