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26 Sep 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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.

11 Sep 2018
The MICRA Annual Lecture 2018 Highlights

Title: Loneliness in later life: social problem, public health problem or moral problem?


05 Sep 2018
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.

29 Aug 2018
Community Media new scaled programme launch: GM through the eyes of older people

We are looking to build a partnership that brings organisations with different specialisms together to create and deliver a compelling multi-platform 12-month media campaign.

29 Aug 2018
Community Media new scaled programme launch: Subculture

Our Subculture programme seeks to fund the creation and development of media projects themed around older people’s specific hobbies, activities and/or experiences.


28 Aug 2018
Registration is now open for Silver Sunday 2018!

This year Silver Sunday falls on Sunday 7 October - lots of activities are being planned, read more about how to get involved.

06 Aug 2018
Call for Evidence: experiences in resilience of older people who have been refugees or asylum seekers

 Ambition for Ageing is working with Greater Manchester’s Chief Resilience Officer and colleagues as part of the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) to feed into the Greater Manchester Resilience Strategy