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VYM Consultation launching soon

As the autumn colours fill our trees and the nights feel properly wintery, time to make sure you connect with other youth/community workers doing a similar challenging job to you in our city. This October VYM will be launching their consultation, to understand more about who is part of the VYM network and the direction […]

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‘Is the Tide Turning?’ 6 November 11am-1pm

Come and join a structured discussion with In Defence of Youth Work about how you would like to see the Youth Work offer developed by the political parties: the Theme is ‘Is the Tide Turning?’ and we will be discussing what sort of co-ordination and support for open access youth work we would like to […]

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GMYN Intro to Youth Work Training Events – Starts 9 November

GMYN are once again offering the ‘Intro to Youth Work’ training programme. There are six themed training events which are still open for bookings and cover areas of youth work basics. All training is taking place Thursdays 5.30pm-8.30pm at GMYN, 27 Ardwick Green North, M12 6FZ and is free for Manchester volunteers. Places are booked […]

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Women’s radio training

Calling all women Ever wanted to present your own radio show? Here’s your opportunity! As part of the Manchester Festival of Social Science ALL FM are offering a free Radio Training day for women, with women trainers, on Monday 6 November, 10am-5.30pm at ALL FM 96.9 Radio Station, 19 Albert Road, Levenshulme, Manchester M19 2EQ. […]

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Domestic violence and abuse – You Tube resources for young people

As part of the ‘Delivering Differently’ strategic review of DV&A services, a seven typologies campaign was developed to reach different groups of people with communications relevant to them. Manchester City Council One of these approaches involved working with young people with lived experience of DV&A via the Young People’s Support Foundation to co-design a campaign […]

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Service offer in the City for Domestic Violence and Abuse

As part of the ‘Delivering Differently’ strategic review, Manchester now has: • a new Delivering Differently Strategy Manchester City Council • a Domestic Violence and Abuse (DV&A) Forum, responsible for the strategy action plan led by Cllr Sarah Judge; and • an Integrated Commissioning Panel Manchester’s DV&A offer includes: • a helpline • six commissioned […]

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Comic Relief Core Strength – Local Communities

Forever Manchester have launched Core Strength – Local Communities for 2017/18. This 12-month programme is responding to the growing need of small, locally led groups to cover their day-to-day costs. The aim is to provide funding for groups’ core costs – meaning expenditure that is not connected to delivering projects but focusing on investing in […]

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Manchester Literature Festival 6 – 22 October

The 12th edition of the Manchester Literature Festival offers rare opportunities to encounter internationally renowned authors, experience unique performances of specially commissioned work and novel ways to entertain the children. Join the festival at a range of events especially for children and their families Popular children’s authors, performers and musicians bring picture books to life […]

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Our People, Volunteering

In October 2017, Manchester City Council (MCC) and Macc are launching an exciting partnership initiative to link Council employees with Manchester’s local voluntary community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) organisations. Could your organisation benefit from short-term support with things like business and marketing planning; fundraising or support at an event or activity? ‘Our People, Volunteering’ […]

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids has been running comedy workshops for children, in schools, theatres and at festivals. This workshop on 7 October 2pm-4pm at Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road, Manchester, M15 5ZA, is run by professional comics Sean Mason and Kate McCabe who will teach participants how to write and perform comedy, finding the funny in […]

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