Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 116 – July 2015 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the July 2015 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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Firstly: Thank you so much to everyone who  pledged their support! The community response to our crowdfunding project to fund some of the Celebrate Festival costs for 2015 was amazing! We  raised an incredible £2,326 in pledges from members of the community, businesses and local groups! This went towards

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We have reached our Spacehive crowdfunding target! REWARDS FOR PLEDGERS! Individuals up to £20: A free sticker: “I supported Celebrate!” Over £20: a free badge stating “I supported Celebrate!” Community Groups: an acknowledgement and promotion of your group in our report Businesses: £25 gets you a free advert displayed

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To celebrate International Year of Light, we have six themes to the Festival Performance/Information stalls/marquees/displays… The light fantastic: dance, performance, music, movement, exercise, visual light show the light touch: technology, computers, photography, healing and therapy, health and well-being I see the light: celebrating diversity: representation from all of the faith

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 114 – May 2015 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the May 2015 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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Joint event between Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People Disabled and Manchester Disabled People’s Access Group. At this event you will be able to: · Connect with other disabled people and their friends from Moss Side, Hulme and surroundings areas · Learn about what we do, and how to

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 We are launching our Spacehive Crowdfunding project for Celebrate very soon… See the preview of the Celebrate Anthem above! And here are the lyrics so you can sing along!! “We’ve danced, jumped, skipped, drummed, played, talked and sang, eaten, shared, joked, laughed, made food, music, conversation and plans, Climbed

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There’s a lot going on in Whalley Range and surrounding areas during the half term break and beyond. Here’s a selection of local and wider events for all ages over the next few weeks… Visit to find out what’s happening in and around the City Centre: http://www.visitmanchester.com/ WRCF_Whats Happening (PDF)

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 113 – April 2015 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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4 STEPS SKILLS – Computer Skills Made Easy   Come along to our new exciting course starting tomorrow (Tuesday 20th) between 11 am-1 pm.   Do you need help using computers and tablets properly? Do you need help to search for jobs? OUR 8 WEEK COURSE @ JNR8 YOUTH &

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If you’re aged 65 or over you are eligible for a free seasonal flu vaccination. This is because people in this age group are more likely to become seriously ill and have complications likepneumonia. The flu vaccine will help protect you during the autumn and winter months when you are likely to be vulnerable to

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Taken from http://healthwatchtrafford.co.uk/how-to/how-to-travel-to-an-appointment/ How to Travel to an appointment This guide covers Driving (& car parking) Public Transport Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services Ring and Ride Private Hire Taxis Community Car Services   If you have an appointment at a hospital, treatment centre, clinic etc. You need to make sure

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 110 – December 2014 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the December 2014 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1500 direct recipients in Manchester and

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  Free childcare for two-year-olds If you live in Manchester, your child is two (or will be this year) and you receive benefits or tax credits, you may be eligible for up to 15 hours of free childcare per week. Your local Sure Start Centre can provide you with

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Our recent AFWR event ‘Safety’ at St Werburgh’s Church. Photographs by Anthony Morris Our recent AFWR event at Whalley Range Methodist Church. Photographs by Anthony Morris  Our recent AFWR event at Trafalgar Court Photographs by Elsa Thomsen See more photos and videos of our events and more on our Youtube channel  

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For the latest local opportunities – https://twitter.com/CHORLTONJCP       Creative Writing and Radio Performance project Harry.   Radio’s newest star Harry is a young man, comfortable with his life that offers little risk. That is until he is fired and dumped. The series will follow the trials and tribulations of Harry, a

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Please see information below on the activities Chorlton Good Neighbours offer for local older people across both Chorlton and Whalley Range wards. CGN ‘s base is in Wilbraham St Ninians Church,  and they are funded through Manchester City Council to support older people across both wards. Please promote across

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 115 – June 2015 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the June 2015 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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