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10-Oct
Free AFA seminar: Social infrastructure: how shared spaces make communities work

Our social infrastructure - the shared spaces and public places that form a part of our everyday lives - are often overlooked, yet are a crucial part of our communities on many levels, particularly for reducing neighbourhood exclusion among older people.

10-Oct
GMCA publishes new report: Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester – evidence from the AFA programme

GMCA's new report draws on research and learning gathered from the AfA programme to provide insight into what older people across GM think makes a neighbourhood age-friendly.

01-Oct
Help us spread the word about the mayoral challenge

If you are able to help us promote the challenge, we are using Older People’s Day - today, Monday 1 October - as an opportunity to remind people of the challenge, and to encourage people to take part.

28-Sep
Monday October 1 is The International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is celebrated annually on October 1st, and is also known as Older People's Day.

26-Sep
Collective Effect winning bids announced

The winning bids following our recent Collective Effect tender exercise can now be announced.

26-Sep
Greater Manchester’s Age-Friendly Mayoral Challenge - online application form now available

We are pleased to announce that the Greater Manchester’s Age-Friendly Challenge application form is now online.

26-Sep
Bolton LDL issues invitations to tender for new equality programmes

The Bolton Ambition for Ageing programme is seeking applications from Bolton based voluntary and community sector organisations to deliver targeted support for those over 50 who are socially isolated.

25-Sep
Age-Friendly Culture Champions Manager (Greater Manchester) wanted

Manchester Museum and Ambition for Ageing, supported by the Big Lottery Fund’s Ageing Better programme, are delighted to be recruiting for this brand new post.

19-Sep
New digital inclusion fund targets older people

A new funding stream has been launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport to support digital inclusions programmes with a focus on older people.

05-Sep
AFA SEMINAR: Imagine a Greater Manchester where older people can make their own media on their own terms

The first of our Autumn/Winter 2018 seminar series, delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme.

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