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Coolest Projects UK

The world’s leading technology fair for young people! Coolest Projects, on Saturday 2 March, 10.30am – 3.30pm at The Sharp Project, Thorp Road, Manchester, M40 5BJ, gives young people the chance to showcase the great ideas they have created. This free event inspires and rewards innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and technology skills. At Coolest Projects, young […]

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Infrastructure Co-design Session Information and consultation

Many of you will already be aware of and have participated in Manchester City Council (MCC) and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning’s (MHCC), joint review of their Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) infrastructure contracts held with Macc that took place earlier this year. The purpose of undertaking the joint review was to provide feedback on […]

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Briefing on young people and the NHS Long Term Plan

The Association of Young People’s Health (AYPH) have released a briefing which highlights proposals made in the recent NHS Long Term Plan that will have an impact on 10-24 year olds. The briefing is informed by engagement with young people carried out by AYPH last year. The new NHS Long Term Plan has been published […]

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Laing O’Rourke and The Factory 2019

Laing O’Rourke are the managing contractor for The Factory Project, Manchester’s new theatre and arts venue being built on the former site of Granada Studios; and which will be the permanent home of the Manchester International Festival. As part of the whole Factory development there are a number of partners putting together an engagement plan […]

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The Manchester College Student Placements

Work experience placements provide equal opportunities for young people from all areas of society to access the workplace and kick-start their careers. The Manchester College are currently seeking placements for Level 2 and Level 3 students in the areas of IT and Creative Media, and other areas of the curriculum. Placements typically last for two […]

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High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference – free winter wellbeing conference

The High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference, on 8 February, 9.30am-4.30pm at Luther King, creates inspiration, empowerment, strategies, understanding and skills in wellbeing and mental health. This free one day event features key note speakers and workshops. Key note speakers include: Claire Eastham a best-selling author and award –winning mental health blogger. She debuted her […]

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Supporting Young People: Workplace Health and Wellbeing

Equip yourself with the tools and understanding required to promote good mental health in the workplace at this workshop by Artswork on 12 February 2019, 10am-4.15pm at HOME, Manchester. Designed to help you negotiate legal frameworks and highlight best practice, this new course places a specific focus on the needs of young people in your […]

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Complex Safeguarding Conference

The Manchester Safeguarding Board has organised a free day-long conference aimed at Front-line practitioners who work with adults and children in Manchester on 28 February, 9am-4pm at the Mechanics Institute. The conference will cover themes of: • Modern Day Slavery • Child Criminal Exploitation/Trapped • The Complex Safeguarding Hub (including ACT) • Adult Sexual Exploitation […]

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Manchester Suicide Prevention Forum: Young People

This is the third Manchester Suicide Prevention Forum – organised by Manchester Suicide Prevention Partnership – an open, free event on 1 March, 9.30-12.30 at Friends Meeting House, for anyone living and working in Manchester with an interest in suicide prevention. Forums are a mixture of presentations, updates, discussion and networking. This half-day session will […]

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Coaching offer from Ross Grant

Coaching offer to VYM members Many of you will remember Ross and since he left VYM he has trained to become a coach and develop his coaching, mentoring, and mediation business – Fresh Perspective. Ross would like to offer VYM members a free discovery session to explore what coaching is and how it may benefit yourself […]

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