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The Greater Manchester Police and Crime Panel is seeking two new independent members to help support, scrutinize, challenge and hold to account the Deputy Mayor for Policing, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire, Beverley Hughes.

The panel helps to give direction and shape future strategies on police and crime issues that affect Greater Manchester.

Bev said:


Childline are holding Volunteering Information Meetings in November

Sunday 18th November 11:30-13:30 at their Quays Reach base in Salford.

The Volunteer Information Meetings allow you to come along to the Childline office, meet some of their staff and volunteers and ask any questions you may have.

  • Value of social enterprise sector found to be significantly underestimated at £24 billion versus the real contribution it makes of £60 billion
  • New evidence shows social enterprises are performing better economically than traditional firms
  • Sector employs 1 in 20 people and accounts for 3% of GDP – three times larger than agriculture and as big as creative services

Crisis support in Greater Manchester has collapsed, with the amount of support provided falling 92% since 2010/11 according to a major new study.


If you are a Community Interest Company (CIC) you can apply to convert directly to a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO).

Step 1: Prepare a conversion resolution

The directors of the CIC will need to produce a conversion resolution which confirms that the members of the CIC wish to convert the CIC into a CIO under the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Conversion) Regulations which came into force on 1 September 2018.


Join a FREE 12 week course to help you to improve your health and fitness

Community cycling to enable people to ride regardless of age, ability or cycling experience.

Book yourself into a FREE course today!

Cycle for Health is a 12-week course designed to help you improve your health and fitness. The course is FREE of charge, we’ll even provide the bikes and helmets. Courses are open to anyone over 16 years old.

Experienced cycling instructors will guide and support you, regardless of experience and ability, to build confidence and gain skills.


The Home Office has announced that more than £1.1 million has been awarded to fund a new project in Greater Manchester aimed at supporting children and young people at risk of exploitation or abuse.

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) successfully applied for money from the Government’s Trusted Relationship Fund to run a new project in the area over the next four years. The scheme aims to intervene early to make sure children build their resilience to the threats posed by abusive predators or being drawn into county lines. 


Historic signing of Paris Declaration at Manchester Pride launches city-region’s bid to become a Fast Track City.

Over £1 million committed to end the 300 new HIV transmissions in Greater Manchester every year.

Greater Manchester is to join a global network of cities spearheading the fight against HIV.


The £3million Sporting Capital Fund was created by Sporting Assets, the leading sport for social impact advisor, in partnership with the Access Foundation.

It is funded by the Growth Fund, which was set up by the Big Lottery Fund and Big Society Capital, to support social investors committed to meeting the funding needs of charities and social enterprises.


Including dementia, perinatal, children and young people and adult mental health.


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Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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