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Oldham Community Power Share Offer Launch

Oldham Community Power Share Offer Launch

Buy a share in your local community solar power station

Saturday 1 April 2017 2pm

NEON Hub, Holt Street, Greenacres, Oldham, OL4 2DQ.


Art with Heart (with funding from Action Oldham) presents Declaration, a curious, colourful and candid exploration of ADHD, mental health and diagnosis.

Instinctive, curious, bold and bouncy; Sarah is a mighty proud square peg, which wouldn’t be such a problem if the hole wasn’t so damn round.

Understanding Eating Disorders Training -Half day courses available in Oldham

About Beat

Beat is the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders or difficulties with food, weight and shape. It is estimated that over 1.6 million men and women in the UK have an eating disorder.

Eating disorders are treatable and full recovery is possible.

Beat’s training courses offer an opportunity for you to develop, update or expand your knowledge of eating disorders.  Please see attached for further information.

It's Your Community

Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and give back to your community?
Come along to our event “It's Your Community” and find out what’s available for you and your family in Saddleworth and Lees. Sunday 2nd of April 2017 from 11am-3pm at Saddleworth Civic Hall, Lee Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, OL3 6AE.  Over 30 Organisations attending including: •         MAHDLO 
 •         Great tasting food from the real junk food project 
 •         Oldham Mountain Rescue Team (including vehicle display) 
 •         Saddleworth Rotary 

Access to mental health services for BAME Communities

To address the health inequalities faced by BAME groups in accessing appropriate mental health services, KYP has been commissioned by Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks to raise awareness of issues so that service provision and take up is improved. Our focus as part of this GM wide initiative is aimed at supporting organisations delivering (or interested in developing) mental health related services or support for BAME communities.

Sholver and Moorside Community Team AGM

Sholver and Moorside Community Team and the Sholver Millennium Green Trust invite you to their joint AGM on Monday 24 April at 6pm at the Sholver and Moorside Community Hub.


FCHO Vacancies

Project Delivery Manager Grade 9/10 (£29,775 - £33,702)

The Project Deliver Manager will contribute to the delivery of First Choice Homes Oldham’s (FCHO) development and regeneration programme and will deliver individual development initiatives providing effective project management across a range of projects.

If you have a passion and commitment for delivering excellent services with leadership and enthusiasm to provide the best experience to our customers we encourage you to apply.

Website grants available now

The Transform Foundation is delighted to invite you to apply for its Charity Website Grant Programme, which will be providing £18,000 grants to charities to fund the redevelopment of their website in order to increase their ability to raise funds, more effectively serve beneficiaries and raise broader awareness of their cause.

The grant is principally aimed at charities with annual incomes between £350k and £30m, although smaller charities with ambitious plans for digital can also apply.  Larger charities will also be considered for specific project or fundraising sites.

Time for a cuppa?

You're invited to Little Owl Farm in Oldham! It is hosting a tea party tea party on Wednesday 22 March from 10am to 2pm. All proceeds from the sale of its homemade cakes, coffee, tea and raffle tickets will be donated to Dementia UK to help provide admiral nurses to support those living with dementia. Little Owl Farm, Grains Road, Grains Bar, Oldham, OL1 4SX.


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All work formerly undertaken by Voluntary Action Oldham is now part of

ACTION TOGETHER CIO, Registered charity number 1165512,

Principal office 95-97 Penny Meadow,

Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6EP.

Oldham Office: 12 Manchester Chambers,

West Street, Oldham, OL1 1LF.

Tel: 0161 339 2345.


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