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  • Mon, 04/07/2011 - 10:34

    Fare Share North West a Manchester charity committed to ending food poverty in the North West are looking for people to raise money by taking part in a Zip Slide Challenge.

  • Wed, 29/06/2011 - 14:02

     BDS Training are holding a series of training courses in Trafford over the summer looking at all aspects of health and safety.

    Courses include, Health and Safety, First Aid, Food Safety and Manual Handling courses are available at different levels and include opportunities for accreditation.

  • Mon, 27/06/2011 - 17:09

     The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is currently developing guidance on working with local communities to prevent obesity. Their intention is to publish good practice recommendations to assist local practitioners and decision makers based on the best available evidence of effectiveness, including cost effectiveness.

  • Mon, 27/06/2011 - 17:04

    Compact Voice are encouraging anyone with a knowledge of their local Compact to take part in their first annual survey.

  • Mon, 27/06/2011 - 16:59

    Training workshops to help voluntary and community sector organisations use the Compact and public law to hold public bodies accountable for unfair decisions and actions that they may take. This award-winning training delivered by Terry Perkins, Public Law Training Officer, NAVCA. This a joint project between NAVCA, Compact Advocacy at NCVO and the Public Law Project.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 17:10

     The Centre for Local Policy Studies at Edge Hill University are conducting research for the North West Infrastructure partnership (a body representing a range of organisations involved with equalities in the voluntary and community sector).

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 17:03

     ICA-UK are running their Group Work Skills course in Manchester on 21st July and have a special summer offer: If you book on to the course with another person, then you get your place for half price! They also have a sliding scale of prices to reflect the size of your organisation.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:46

     Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation consider applications for community based projects which aim to provide relief of suffering, hardship or poverty, or their direct consequences. More details are on the website. They provide funds to Registered Charities working in the area of their branches. There is a branch in Sale.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:43

     The Old Possum's Practical Trust offers between £500 and £5,000 to local charities in the UK that work in the fields of artistic, musical or theatrical community work. There is a wide variety of possible projects that the trust would support. Focus is on projects that are sustainable and contextual to the local area. There are no deadlines for applications.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:40

     First TransPennine Express and the Forestry Commission would like to inspire people to make a positive improvement to their community and improve their local environment. The Green Grants are available for environmental improvements in relation to trees and/or woodlands for the benefit of the community.