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VYM Network Meeting

A date for your diary, the next VYM Network meeting is on Thursday 9 March at N-Gage in Burnage 1-3pm. Items for discussion at that meeting include an update on Run-A-Club by Martin Bell and a discussion about the future of VYM (leading on from the working group visioning days). More details in the next […]

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Update on Young Manchester

As many of you will be aware, Young Manchester is a new charity focused on supporting Youth and Play Services in the city. Our mission is to help improve the life chances of children and young people by giving them access to high-quality, inclusive opportunities. Over the past six months we’ve developed a strong Board […]

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Updating LADO Procedures

Documents are attached to update safeguarding procedures, this includes guidance on making a referral to the Manchester Local Authority Designated Officer and also in relation to managing allegations against a member of staff. If you have not already done so please ensure that your safeguarding policy and procedures are updated with this guidance. LADO Referral […]

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Young People’s Day

On 23 February 2017 (the Thursday in Half Term) the East Manchester Youth Partnership is holding a Young People’s Day – please can you publicise this – open to all 10-17 year olds – groups are very welcome to come over and participate too. Young People’s Day poster

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Trustee event

We are organising an information sharing event for trustees, voluntary directors and committee members from youth and community organisations in Manchester. The event will have a mixture of key speakers, activities and discussions to help trustees manage their organisations and be better prepared for the challenges ahead. Date & Time: Saturday 18 February 2017, 9.30am […]

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VYM AGM and beyond

VYM’s AGM took place on 24th October with about 25 participants including trustees, staff, partners and a good cross section of the network.  You can read VYM’s annual report for 2015/16 here. It’s fair to say that the legal stuff aside, it was a feisty affair which suggests that folk are passionate about VYM and […]

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Jobs: miscellaneous

M13 Youth Project specialises in street-based detached work and project work with young people in Ardwick, Manchester, an ethnically and socially diverse area close to the City Centre and the University. Our aim is to work together with young people to foster enjoyment, learning, action and change. We work from an inclusive Christian value-base, using […]

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Miscellaneous Training & Development Opportunities

Macc offers a number of training opportunities of interest to the voluntary youth sector.  For details go to:  Nigel Rose is again offering a series of workshops that might benefit voluntary youth organisations, including the following: The 4 workshops are: Strategy and Commissioning in Manchester and Greater Manchester, 3rd November, morning, free This workshop will […]

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Funding: miscellaneous

RADEQUAL funding Further to the successful delivery of the Rethinking Radicalisation and Radical Dialogue programmes, Manchester has been working with communities to develop a new and exciting community resilience campaign and grant funding programme called RADEQUAL. RADEQUAL is an important campaign for everyone in the city as it is aimed at working together to ensure […]

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Sleep Out Event in support of young homeless people, 16th Nov

Sleep-out at The Victoria Warehouse, Manchester on 16th November from 7.00pm to 7.00am For one night Young People’s Support Foundation in partnership with Centrepoint ask you to swop your bed for a sleeping bag and sleep out so that homeless young people don’t have to. We’d love to have you join us at our Sleep […]

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