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  • 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.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 17:21

    A meeting held in Trafford this week has resulted in an initial proposal for a partnership bid to the Improving Futures funding programme from the Big Lottery Fund.

    The outcomes for Improving Futures programme are:

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 17:15

    VCAT have recently been successful in applying to join a CYPS commissioning framework – this allows VCAT to enter ‘mini competitions’ to bid for contracts to deliver Early Intervention Services on behalf of CYPS over the next three years.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:59

    The Department of Health's Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund (HSCVF) second local grant scheme is now open to applications.

    HSCVF provides a combination of grant funding and support to local Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations.

    Up to £50,000 is available for 2 or 3 year projects.