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Get involved with Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark gives a unique opportunity to reach out to young people who go on to be opinion former’s and leaders of the future. This year, through schools, online and through their grassroots the Manchester Youth Council will be reaching out to young people once again. Manchester Youth Council would like as many groups […]

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MMU Community Learning Festival

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) are hosting their second community learning festival from 25 July – 27 July at Brooks Building Hulme. There are lots of free events for all ages including some that will be particularly interesting for young people on each of the days. These range from performance poetry, comedy and music workshops; sports […]

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Invitation to Create Community Cohesion event

We Stand Together warmly invites you to save the date for a networking and doing event for staff working with young people to plan practical events which will help improve community cohesion, better understanding, respect and cooperation (please see the poster here for more info). The event will take place on 18 July 2017 at […]

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards Bulletin – June 2017

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. The bulletin includes news, events, training opportunities and links to information and resources which we hope will be of use […]

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Safeguarding Children and Young People Vulnerable to Radicalisation and Extremism – Practice Guidance

The current threat from terrorism in the United Kingdom can involve the exploitation of vulnerable people, including children, young people and vulnerable adults to involve them in terrorism or activity in support of terrorism. It is universally agreed that this exploitation should be viewed as a safeguarding concern. This guidance is intended to provide a […]

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Greater Manchester Youth Network – Health Action Champions

Health Action Champions is a fantastic opportunity for people aged 16 – 21 to help improve young people’s health across Manchester. You will get the chance to design and lead your own health awareness work, improve your knowledge of health and health services, and contribute to key discussions about health. Why join? • Make friends […]

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VYM Trustees Update

Jenna Saide, retiring VYM Chair writes: On behalf of the current VYM Trustees (Kieron, Claire, Janet and myself) we would like to say goodbye and best wishes to all the VYM members who have supported us over the last year. It has been difficult in 2016-17, we have been unable to secure alternate funds and […]

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One Million Mentors – opportunity for young people

Young people today are suffering the worst economic prospects for several generations. Though mentoring is understood to have an impact on increasing opportunities for young people, the current offer in the UK is patchy in terms of quality, delivery and impact. Mentoring offers the opportunity to get out of their bubble; to do good in […]

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Young Manchester update – Chief Executive appointment

Young Manchester has released the following update: ‘On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am pleased to inform you that we have appointed Michelle Farrell-Bell to the position of Chief Executive of Young Manchester. With over 30 years’ experience working in children’s charities and local authorities across the North of England, Michelle’s background is […]

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North Youth Partnership meeting – Monday 6 March 2017

NEET reduction strategy requested to be shared so we are aware of what is happening and how we may contribute. • An invite to Police representation to attend the partnership meetings is going forward • The next meeting will be on Monday 20 March 10-11.30 and the focus is on funding looking if there are […]

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