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09 Jul 2018
Growing Older with Learning Difficulties – winning bid announced

The Growing Older with Learning Disabilities (GOLD) contract has been awarded to Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and their three partners.

02 Jul 2018
Interested in taking part in the GM Mayoral Communities Challenge?

If you are planning on taking part in the Mayoral age-friendly challenge, here is some further information about next steps.

02 Jul 2018
Mayor launches “age-friendly challenge” to coincide with Greater Manchester’s first Festival of Ageing

With Manchester's first Festival of Ageing launching today, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued a challenge to find the most age-friendly places and projects across the city region.

26 Jun 2018
Age Friendly Communities in Practice - meeting report, 11 June

On 11 June almost a hundred people came together for a day of constructive interactive collaboration and planning organised by Ambition for Ageing under the theme of 'Age Friendly Communities in Practice.’

15 Jun 2018
Bringing the benefits of animal therapy to local care homes

As part of their 'Ambitious Stories' series, Tameside have produced a short film about their work with local charity, Noah's A.R.T Animal Rescue Therapy.

13 Jun 2018
Ambition for Ageing is hiring!

PROJECT OFFICER - CONTRACTS  Deadline for applications: 9am, Tuesday 3 July

13 Jun 2018
Get your free Festival of Ageing wristband now!

If you are aged 50 and over and live in Greater Manchester, don’t miss the chance to join in one of this summer’s liveliest and loveliest events – the Festival of Ageing, 2 to 15 July.

13 Jun 2018
New scaled programme launch – Collective Effect: Invitation to bid

Collective Effect seeks to fund the exploration and development of new and transformational methods designed to increase the levels of active citizenship in local communities.

08 Jun 2018
New report launched: Community Media for Greater Manchester: An Ambition for Connected Later Life

This comprehensive research report was commissioned to help us to assess the potential for using community media as a way of reducing social isolation in the over 50s.

05 Jun 2018
Don’t miss the first ever Greater Manchester Festival of Ageing!

Have you registered yet for your free wristband and festival brochure for Greater Manchester’s Festival of Ageing running from 2 to 15 July 2018? If you are aged over 50 and live in Greater Manchester, then this festival is for you!