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  • Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:21

     Locality, the umbrella charity running the community organisers programme, has announced it aims to recruit up to 200 organisations to act as "hosts" for trainee community organisers by September 2014.
    The government's £15m community organisers programme will train 5,000 people to work in communities to create local networks and run projects to help local people. Of these, 500 will be paid "senior" organisers and the rest will be volunteers.

  • Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:10

    Vedic Organisation for Indian Culture and Education (VOICE) are offering a combination of Yoga, dance,music, Indian philosophy, traditional art and craft workshops based on the Hindu faith tradition for physical, mental and spiritual well-being of Trafford residents from all faiths. To create better community relationships and encourage holistic lifestyles.

  • Fri, 22/07/2011 - 10:49

    Community Toolkit is a FREE information resource for people who want to get involved in organising smaller, straightforward community activities.

  • Fri, 22/07/2011 - 10:43

    Charities in Greater Manchester are being invited to apply to the Peter Kershaw Memorial Bursary for a bursary to fund the costs of a youth leader.
    The bursary will be awarded on the basis of up to £25,000 for year one, £15,000 for year two and £10,000 for year three. Priority will be given to organisations that can show a firm shared element of funding beyond year one and where the appointment creates new opportunities.

  • Fri, 22/07/2011 - 10:40

     Not-for-profit organisations in Greater Manchester working with elderly or socially disadvantaged people are being invited to apply for a capital grant of up to £1.5 million from the Edward Holt Trust.

  • Fri, 22/07/2011 - 10:34

    Greater Manchester Police Authority (GMPA) and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) are touring the region to answer the public's questions about their police service.

  • Thu, 21/07/2011 - 15:06

    Two new funds totalling £14 million are being made available to the voluntary sector to empower communities to take action against crime and antisocial behaviour, Crime Prevention Minister Baroness Browning has announced.

  • Mon, 18/07/2011 - 12:27

    As part of their ongoing strategy for continually reducing Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour, the Safer Trafford Partnership remains committed to working with the local community to develop resources which enable early intervention and reduce the demand for the involvement of statutory services.

  • Mon, 18/07/2011 - 11:51

    The Santander Foundation funds local, regional and national charities for their work within the UK. They are committed to helping disadvantaged people through their two charitable priorities.

  • Mon, 18/07/2011 - 11:50

    The Clothworkers' Foundation funds work to improve the quality of life, particularly for people and communities facing disadvantage.