Manchester artists come together for World Aids Day 2020

By Katie Parry Manchester-based artists will come together in a “stigma-smashing” digital event to answer questions about HIV for World Aids Day 2020. The free online session will take place through Zoom on December 1 at 8pm. HIV-positive artists Nathaniel Hall and Jordan Roberts will be taking centre-stage. Speakers from George House Trust will also […]

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Fighting digital poverty: Creative care kits for kids in Salford

Young people in Salford are being given free activity packs in a new initiative led by the Lowry in the city. The kits are full of activities which are split into three themes: Being in the World, Being Myself, and Being the Change.  The scheme was created and funded by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority […]

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“They felt they had a purpose”- Salford University study benefits volunteers’ mental health

Volunteers say working with people to get their alcohol intake under control has boosted their own mental health. Communities in Charge of Alcohol is a study comparing alcohol harm before and after the training of Alcohol Health Champions. The CICA programme is a community development approach to reducing alcohol harm, training local volunteers to go […]

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