Case Studies

Case Studies

Take a more in-depth look at the projects buzz is involved in and our impact in local communities through our case studies.

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Hulme Winter Festival

Children’s reading book donation to families in Hulme as part of the wider Hulme Winter Festival.

Sycamore Exercise group

Gentle exercise to help with strength and balance to improve mobility and to help prevent trips and falls.

Amateur Play Reading

Play reading for beginners in Miles Platting at St. George’s Community Centre. Open for everyone (adults).

Mind your Step!

Falls prevention roadshow for the older population.

Covid-19 Shopping

Arranging shopping and medication to be delivered to isolated and vulnerable residents.

Community Blox Project

Community Blox are a group of Burnage residents, who are focused on building confidence in the community of Burnage.

Men in Sheds

Outside gardening space provided to support physical and mental wellbeing

Chit Chat group

An Age Friendly Group providing a meeting place for people to feel less isolated

Cheetham Hill Festival

Annual festival celebrating the many cultures present in Cheetham Hill & showcasing the many organisations present in the area

Whitebeck Court Singing Group

Group created to help improve mental wellbeing, lower stress levels, boost mood and provide an opportunity to socialise

Burnage Community Centre Kitchen

Funding provided for community kitchen for the benefit of residents in which to learn new skills & develop community connections

Garden Shed

A place to potter about and growing plants as well as helping with physical, mental and social wellbeing

Book Club

Reading a book was a good way to ease the boredom of lockdown so the group was established.


A course to help build emotional resilience and improve wellbeing.

Gorton Corona Helpers

Project set up in response to the overwhelming demand for their service.

Gorton Visual Arts

Funding application made to help group get a new printer to continue supporting the local community.

Singing Together

Online singing sessions with residents to help improve mood and wellbeing.

Fred's Quiz

Weekly online quiz with local residents.

Funding for ‘Work for Smile’

Work for smile is a Longsight based organisation that provided food parcels & hot meals for local people during Covid-19

Together In Time

“Together in Time” is an intergenerational pen pal scheme

Your NHS, here for you

The project produced videos in a range of different languages to remind people your NHS is here for you during the pandemic.

Children’s Activity Packs

Arts and craft packs to improve wellbeing for families, looked after children and care leavers.

Creative Writing Group

Friendly writing for beginners in Miles Platting for everyone (adults) with no experience necessary.

Cancer awareness campaign

Support to reach women with English as a second language, to raise awareness of cancer screening and wellbeing opportunities.

Funding for ARMR store

Support accessing funding so food storage area could be used for parcels to be delivered to local people during lockdown.

Mini Kitchen Garden Kits

Seeds and soil given to local residents to grow ingredients to use in their home.

Sycamore Close Falls Assessment

Identifying the risk factors associated with tripping and falling. Helping to maintain independence after a fall.

Grand Day Out

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

Local resident attending Spoon and Ladle afternoon tea, Burnage photo