Tag Archives: older people

Your 16-year-old Self?

Received at Cranswick Square: If you could say one thing to your 16 year old self, what would it be? What might you want to give them? What would you want them to know? The Royal Exchange Theatre is looking … Continue reading

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Over 65 and on benefits? Free furniture grants available

Manchester-based charity The Mustard Tree still has grants of £200 worth of furniture available to people over the age of 65 and on benefits. According to The Mustard Tree: “With the current economic situation, we understand not many people can … Continue reading

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Active Lifestyles sessions for older people – Hulme

Received at Cranswick Square: Active Lifestyles is an exciting programme of activities and events designed to make it easy for everyone in Manchester to access and enjoy a more active lifestyle. Balance & Co-ordination Monday 13:00-14:00 Simply Aerobics Wednesday 12:00-13:00 … Continue reading

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Grants for home insulation

A new home insulation scheme, developed in conjunction with the Energy Savings Trust and the 10 local authorities in Greater Manchester, is providing grants for basic insulation measures in your home if you live in Greater Manchester. The quick and … Continue reading

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Generation Games at the Zion Centre, Jan 15th

Recently received at Cranswick Square: We are running a number of FREE intergenerational workshops – Generation Games at the Zion Community Centre in Hulme. If anyone is interested in reserving a place for the next workshop on 15th January, please … Continue reading

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Can you show off your cooking?

Received at Cranswick Square: The valuing older people network for Gorton and Levenshulme is planning a Cooking demonstration event, showing off different cultures’ cuisine across the city – in partnership with Bubble Enterprises and Great Places Housing Group, and hosted … Continue reading

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Free furniture for over-65s

Recently received by Cranswick Square Residents Group: “Pensioners over 65 can have a grant up to £200 worth of furniture at the Mustard Tree in January 2011. This is made available with a grant of £5000 donated by the Nationwide … Continue reading

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