Children’s reading book donation to families in Hulme as part of the wider Hulme Winter Festival.
More Case Studies
Gentle exercise to help with strength and balance to improve mobility and to help prevent trips and falls.
Play reading for beginners in Miles Platting at St. George’s Community Centre. Open for everyone (adults).
A series of workshops for older people attending the centre, culminating in a winter warmer event.
Project to help older residents stay warm and well in winter
Intergenerational and social connections between older people and younger people
Application for funding so project could continue their good work.
Gardening project for a residential housing project for couples and single homeless people/rough sleepers
Arranging shopping and medication to be delivered to isolated and vulnerable residents.
Helping a local group apply for funding to keep themselves sustainable.
Project to create gardens, improve green space, plant and grow seeds.
A cookery course for a local group, teaching basic cooking and nutrition.
Community Blox are a group of Burnage residents, who are focused on building confidence in the community of Burnage.
Support for funding to continue providing food parcels and hot meals to local residents during lockdown.
Annual festival celebrating the many cultures present in Cheetham Hill & showcasing the many organisations present in the area
Group created to help improve mental wellbeing, lower stress levels, boost mood and provide an opportunity to socialise
Funding provided for community kitchen for the benefit of residents in which to learn new skills & develop community connections
A place to potter about and growing plants as well as helping with physical, mental and social wellbeing
A weekly Exercise Group encouraging people to be more active
The sessions brought together older Burnage residents many of whom were isolated & experiencing diminishing health.
A social group that met for coffee, exercise and also health talks.
A choir of women seeking asylum, who meet weekly & sing together at various events to raise the profile of Asylum Seekers
Reading a book was a good way to ease the boredom of lockdown so the group was established.
Residents helping the community during lock down and giving back by Knitting heart and Baby blankets.
Funding application made to help group get a new printer to continue supporting the local community.
This project was developed to support older residents who may feel excluded/isolated within their neighbourhood.
A social group for individuals diagnosed with dementia.
A diabetes information event held at the Welcome centre in Cheetham Hill.
Burnage Exploration Group is a group of women living in the neighbourhood, wishing to explore the local area.
Christmas party with gifts to help support people who are isolated or with low income.
Help to keep the gym supporting local residents maintain physical wellbeing during lockdown
Funding to provide electricity in an allotment so it could be used as a community space for local social events.
Work for smile is a Longsight based organisation that provided food parcels & hot meals for local people during Covid-19
Walsden Street Community Garden is a green space which brings the community together.
Activity sessions designed to develop balance, co-ordination and general fitness.
The group's focus was to ensure people could access culturally appropriate food parcels during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The project produced videos in a range of different languages to remind people your NHS is here for you during the pandemic.
Arts and craft packs to improve wellbeing for families, looked after children and care leavers.
Friendly writing for beginners in Miles Platting for everyone (adults) with no experience necessary.
This project aimed to encourage people to get out of the house and take part in light exercise.
Support to reach women with English as a second language, to raise awareness of cancer screening and wellbeing opportunities.
Support accessing funding so food storage area could be used for parcels to be delivered to local people during lockdown.
Age Friendly network meetings take place across the city bringing together key stake holders and frontline workers.
This project was set up to respond to any urgent support needs of the local community/people in Fallowfield during COVID-19.
Supporting the ongoing success of the club following threat of closure.
This is a mixed gender & multi ethnic project, targeted at those who face barriers to engaging in traditional football sessions.
Seeds and soil given to local residents to grow ingredients to use in their home.
Identifying the risk factors associated with tripping and falling. Helping to maintain independence after a fall.
Support for older residents from the local BAME community who were worried about going out in their community after lockdown.
The Grand Day Out group is a 50+ Arts & Crafts group for woman. The group also arrange and go out on day trips.
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"Before I didn’t know anyone in this area, then a neighbour invited me to the afternoon tea, and I met lots of people who live just a few doors away."
Local resident attending Spoon and Ladle afternoon tea, Burnage