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31 May 2018
Partnership development in Rochdale - expressions of interest invited

We are seeking a development partner to help us create age-friendly communities in Rochdale. Deadline for expressions of interest: 12 noon on Friday 22nd June 2018.

08 May 2018
FREE SEMINAR 20 JUNE: Towards an age friendly transport system

This is the third in the Spring/Summer series of MICRA seminars delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme. It will be delivered by Dr Charles Musselwhite.

08 May 2018
FREE SEMINAR 16 MAY: Best Friends Forever? Friendships in Older Age and Hidden Social Isolation

This seminar will share current ongoing research undertaken at the University of Manchester by Natalie Cotterell and Kingsley Purdam. It will look at how social isolation is measured and how we can better understand its impact on peoples' lives

25 Apr 2018
Social Eating - Invitation to Tender - UPDATE

For organisations who are looking to work in partnership on our Social Eating scaled programme we have uploaded a list of the contact details of organisations that attended the recent Bidder Engagement event.

20 Apr 2018
Wigan Making Space is recruiting for Working Potential!

Wigan Making Space is looking for two job coaches to work on our new Working Potential project.

20 Apr 2018
Equalities Coordinator Host Organisation required for GM Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement Project

GMCVO have been working with VCSE Equalities organisations and colleagues from the GM Health and Social Care Partnership to co-produce a new approach around Equalities.

19 Apr 2018
Social Isolation and Older People Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic People in Greater Manchester – new report

Our latest report - written by researchers Dr Camilla Lewis and Natalie Cotterell at The University of Manchester – is calling for more research into the experiences of older Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in Greater Manchester.

11 Apr 2018
Festival of Ageing – key event dates confirmed for July

he Festival of Ageing is taking place from 2nd July to 15th July 2018. Individual main events in seven towns across the celebration fortnight are now confirmed.

26 Mar 2018
Bus pass holders urged to check pass validity before April 1st

First Manchester is urging all concessionary pass holders to check that their passes are valid and working before 1st April 2018 to ensure they can continue to travel on their local bus services for free.

26 Mar 2018
Festival of Ageing 2018 - registrations launch today!

The Festival of Ageing 2018 will take place across Greater Manchester between the 2nd and 15th July 2018 and will be a celebration of positive and diverse images of ageing.