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 downloadEast 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 which personal invitations have been sent out.

East Manchester Promotional Booklet

mcrgamesSimon Morrisey, Community Games Coordinator in East Manchester is proposing putting together an A5 booklet to promote Sporting / Youth Activities across East Manchester.  This opportunities is for youth organisations and sports clubs within East Manchester.

This will be to promote activities between October to December.   The booklet will be produced in an electronic version and paper version.  The idea is to promote everybody’s activities within East Manchester in one booklet.

If you would like to take up this opportunity, please see the East Manchester Template  template for you or your organisation to fill in.

The deadline for the template to be returned is Wednesday 14th September.

This can be discussed in more detail at the next EYP meeting.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please don’t hesitate to contact Simon on 07599 462 233 or s.morrissey@manchester.gov.uk .

See also the East-Manchester-Community-Games-report-2016 which took place over the summer of 2016.

East Manchester Games Half-term activities

mcrgamesThere are numerous activities taking place across East Manchester at October half term including:

  • Free Multisport Activities at Park View Community Schoolpark-view-oct-half-term-activities
  • Free Multisport Activities at Openshaw Park and Hewlett Johnson Playing Fields
  • Free Roller Skating at Sporting Edge


Manchester Basketball Academy
eastlands-logoEastlands Trust is excited to launch a new community basketball coaching programme – Manchester Basketball Academy. The coaching sessions take place at the new National Basketball Performance Centre at Belle Vue Sports Village in Gorton, and will run on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings, for children from U9 through to U16.

Please see poster for further details

Tough Cookies Education Limited

toughcookiesPlease find attached a copy of Tough Cookies Newsletter for August 16 from Kerry Cabbin outlining some of the things they are doing and things they can offer.

Note, as mentioned at the EYP meeting, they have availability to attend events linked to sexual health week, Youth Work Week and Anti-Bullying Week.

  • Sexual Health Week 2016 will run from 12–18 September  – focusing on STIs
  • Youth Work Week 7-13 November 2016.  This year’s theme – Fair chances: how youth work helps young people to brighter futures
  • Anti-Bullying Week 14th-18th November.  The theme this year is ‘Power for Good’





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