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13 Nov 2017
Scaled programmes bid winners announced

Following an open tender exercise, we have recently appointed contractors for our Festival of Ageing and Community Media initiatives. News about successful Community Navigator appointees will follow shortly.

10 Oct 2017
Social Capital - an Overview

This briefing is the output of the first phase of a GMCVO joint project with the University of Manchester about the role of local organisations in facilitating social capital.

 

02 Aug 2017
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 districts of Greater Manchester where Ambition for Ageing is operating.

21 Jul 2017
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 marginalised groups of people aged over 50, who are so far less involved in A

03 Jul 2017
Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes - Review of Evidence and Summary of Survey Findings

In Autumn 2016, Ambition for Ageing called for evidence to inform our process of identifying programmes that have a proven track record in reducing older people’s social isolation with a view of upscaling these.

30 Jun 2017
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.

14 Jun 2017
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 with opportunities to improve the work.

03 May 2017
Videos from the GM Older People's Network Mayoral Hustings

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

21 Apr 2017
Growing Older in My Greater Manchester project ideas

Here are the project ideas that were developed out of our four recent workshops.

23 Mar 2017
Project ideas developed for Ambition for Ageing scaled programmes work

Building on the Growing Older in My Greater Manchester event in January (see report here) a series of workshops have ta

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