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30 Mar 2020
GMCVO response to Covid-19

Our lead organisation GMCVO is collating intelligence about the Greater Manchester VCSE sector response to the crisis, what is happening to the sector and to the

19 Mar 2020
Early morning peak-time concessionary travel pass restrictions lifted

Peak time restrictions on concessionary tram and bus passes will be lifted during the early morning rush hour from tomorrow (Friday 20 March) to make it easier for the region’s older citizens and disabled people to ge

11 Mar 2020
Ambition for Ageing eBulletin March 2020

Welcome to the latest issue of our e-bulletin which contains all the latest updates from Ambition for Ageing and our partners, and other ageing related news and events. 


26 Feb 2020
New report: Nature and Ageing Well in Towns and Cities

The report sets out findings from a three-year research project aiming to understand the benefits and values of urban green infrastructure to older people.

25 Feb 2020
Advantage GM: Unlocking the longevity economy for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester (GM) is an international leader in ageing. As the UK’s first age-friendly city region, it is at the forefront of global efforts to adapt to demographic change and population ageing.

21 Feb 2020
Age Proud Photography Competition

Changing the way people over 50 are represented in the media. 

19 Feb 2020
Respected and Connected: Older People and Equalities in Greater Manchester event

A free public event with the Equalities Board of Ambition for Ageing.


19 Feb 2020
Learning Event: Building Age-friendly Places

An opportunity for statutory sector frontline staff, managers, to learn from Ambition for Ageing’s approach to delivering place-based working.

17 Feb 2020
Developing age-friendly communities in the Northern Gateway urban regeneration project

A new report from social scientists and architects recommends inter-generational development for the Northern Gateway project.

14 Feb 2020
Still my Valentine: campaigners fight prejudice against sexual activity in later life

Ambition for Ageing are a part of the working group 'Sexual Health of Older People’ (SHOP), along with Age UK, Age-Friendly Manchester (Manchester City Council), the Greater Manchester Sexual Health Network, Mancheste