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  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:20

    Big has produced a new guidance note about the reaching Communities Fund. The good news is that the fund has been increased to £100m, however it is still massively oversubscribed.

    You can download the guidance at the bottom of the page or by clicking here

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 11:00

    For those of you who don't already know about this exciting opportunity, £35,000 is available to voluntary and community groups in Partington in grants of between £200 and £10,000!

    The grants are open to any voluntary, community or non profit making groups from Partington.

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:52

    Natural Recovery have plenty of things going on this month and they need your help! Everything takes place at Syrian House, which is a care home for people with mental health needs (Sandiway Road, Sale. M33 5AL)

    Do you have any artistic skills?

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:38

    This free half-day workshop will outline the basic HR elements all employers and managers need to know about engaging their workforce. The interactive session will cover employers’ legal duties and the risks of failing to comply with them, and participants will learn about practical support for managing employees on a day-to-day basis.

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:34

    This course is aimed at staff facing organisational change where it impacts on their role, their management and/or their beneficiaries.

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:24

    9.30am to 3.30pm on Friday 27th May at St. Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester M12 6FZ

    The Women’s Solidarity Forum would like to invite you to an event that will bring together the Women’s Sector in the North West and provide an opportunity for them to hear about and identify ways to strengthen their voice as well as input into key national research.

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 10:11

    The latest legal update from Sandy covers many aspects, including:

  • Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:57

    Applications are now invited from any crime reduction or community safety agency in England and Wales and UK Police Forces in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Special Police Forces for the 2011 Tilley Awards.

    The Awards celebrate local initiatives which can demonstrate the following three things:

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 16:10

    The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has created a new website, CAF Charity Trends at, which allows you to search for charities (in England and Wales) through a combination of 17 different criteria, using data registered charities provide in their Annual Returns to the Charity Commission.

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 16:04

    The Treasury Select Committee of the House of Commons is reopening its inquiry on the future of cheques, given continuing public concern about proposals to phase them out by 2018.