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Our City Our Say – feedback needed

A message from Paul Marshall, MCC Director of Children’s Services and Julie Stephens-Rowe, Independent Chair of MSCB: Our City Our Say – a strategy for strengthening the voice and influence of children and young people. Your views and ideas are important tell us what you think of our draft strategy. As part of an ongoing […]

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NCS Urban

NCS Urban is a unique programme for 16-17 year olds focused around fun and discovery. It includes an outward bound residential and volunteering to deliver a community project incorporating enterprise that benefits both young people and society. Participants build skills for work and life, while taking on new challenges and adventures, making new friends, and […]

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Ambition Quality

Voluntary Youth Manchester is proud of its association with Ambition, the national youth charity that supports the work we do in promoting quality work with young people.  Happily, they too are proud of their association with VYM and Manchester as highlighted in the case study on their website.  As a membership organisation ourselves, our being […]

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Surveys for young people

Young People & Violence Manchester Community Safety Partnership are currently looking at the issue of Youth Violence across the City and how it affects them. They have consulted with partners and agencies who work alongside and for young people but would like to obtain the views of young people themselves on  this important issue. The […]

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Young Manchester Trustees

Young Manchester has been established as an independent, city wide Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) that has been set up to develop a new way of working to support Youth and Play services for children and young people across Manchester, by working with partner agencies to commission work at a local level.  There is a Young Manchester […]

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East Manchester updates

Below are details of ongoing activities for professionals, children and young people and other members of the community, being offered across East Manchester: The next East Youth Partnership Meeting  will be on Wednesday 26th October, 12.30-1.30 at the National Cycling Centre.  There will also be a pre-meeting for organisations currently funded by MCC Youth & Play at 11.00, for […]

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State of the Sector Survey

The new State of the Sector Survey is now live.  Please complete it yourself and encourage others to do likewise so we can get as full a picture of the sector as possible. This is a Manchester survey being done in tandem with local surveys by neighbouring CVSs and GMCVO. Here’s a little bit of […]

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Manchester EYC 2019 – an appeal for help

Young people involved in formulating and submitting the European Youth Capital bid for 2019 are close to completing this task but need your help. The bid is centred on three themes, which they firmly believe will result in positive changes for Manchester’s young people. As part of the bid they want to: challenge the city […]

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Prince’s Trust Programmes

The Prince’s Trust Team programme delivered by The Manchester College and based at its Wythenshawe campus is currently recruiting for the next programme which starts on 26th September 2016. The Team programme is a 12 week personal development opportunity aimed at enabling young people between 16-25 to develop the confidence to get back into employment […]

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Lost, and Found

The Men’s Room presents: LOST, AND FOUND Tickets now available! Guerrilla gardens with a creative twist, shedding light on a darker side of Manchester’s streets. A Walking Tour designed by young men with experience of street homelessness. You are invited to see Manchester through other eyes and catch a glimpse of what it means to […]

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