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  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:57

    Applications are now invited from any crime reduction or community safety agency in England and Wales and UK Police Forces in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Special Police Forces for the 2011 Tilley Awards.

    The Awards celebrate local initiatives which can demonstrate the following three things:

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 16:10

    The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has created a new website, CAF Charity Trends at, which allows you to search for charities (in England and Wales) through a combination of 17 different criteria, using data registered charities provide in their Annual Returns to the Charity Commission.

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 16:04

    The Treasury Select Committee of the House of Commons is reopening its inquiry on the future of cheques, given continuing public concern about proposals to phase them out by 2018.

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 16:01

    The Government Equalities Office recently published 'What do I need to know? A quick start guide to the ban on questions about health and disability during recruitment', which can be downloaded from

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:59

    Martha Lane Fox, the UK Digital Champion and appiChar, a leading technology partner to the charity sector, invite you to nominate your IT Volunteer of the year 2011!

    appiChar are sponsors of the IT Volunteer of the Year Award and are looking for your nominees: people who have made a positive change to your charity through IT volunteering.

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:54

    GMCVO is pleased to announce a new programme of accredited and non-accredited training courses for the new academic year beginning 7th September 2011.

    Enrollment for all of their courses is now underway

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:46

    Urmston Market will play host to special stalls and entertainers next month for a big May Festival organised by the Urmston Town Centre Partnership and Trafford Council.

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:28

    Please take a moment to view the upcoming training at GMCVO:

    Managing Through Change

    Date and Time: 19th May 2011

    Cost: GMVSS Members £70.00
    Non-members £140.00

    Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)

    Date and Time: 8th June 2011

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 13:13

    Trafford Mayor's Charity Summer Fun Day at Pictor School, Grove Lane, Timperley WA15 6PH

    Saturday 21st May 2011 12pm to 3pm

    Call 0161 912 3082 or 0161 746 2554 for more details or download a poster at the bottom of the page or by clicking here

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 10:53

    Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has teamed up with MEN Group/Trinity Mirror to offer an exciting opportunity for projects that bring your community together to tackle local problems and make their areas a better place to live.