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01 Oct 2018
Help us spread the word about the mayoral challenge

If you are able to help us promote the challenge, we are using Older People’s Day - today, Monday 1 October - as an opportunity to remind people of the challenge, and to encourage people to take part.

28 Sep 2018
Monday October 1 is The International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is celebrated annually on October 1st, and is also known as Older People's Day.

26 Sep 2018
Collective Effect winning bids announced

The winning bids following our recent Collective Effect tender exercise can now be announced.

26 Sep 2018
Greater Manchester’s Age-Friendly Mayoral Challenge - online application form now available

We are pleased to announce that the Greater Manchester’s Age-Friendly Challenge application form is now online.

26 Sep 2018
Bolton LDL issues invitations to tender for new equality programmes

The Bolton Ambition for Ageing programme is seeking applications from Bolton based voluntary and community sector organisations to deliver targeted support for those over 50 who are socially isolated.

25 Sep 2018
Age-Friendly Culture Champions Manager (Greater Manchester) wanted

Manchester Museum and Ambition for Ageing, supported by the Big Lottery Fund’s Ageing Better programme, are delighted to be recruiting for this brand new post.

19 Sep 2018
New digital inclusion fund targets older people

A new funding stream has been launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport to support digital inclusions programmes with a focus on older people.

11 Sep 2018
The MICRA Annual Lecture 2018 Highlights

Title: Loneliness in later life: social problem, public health problem or moral problem?


05 Sep 2018
AFA SEMINAR: Imagine a Greater Manchester where older people can make their own media on their own terms

The first of our Autumn/Winter 2018 seminar series, delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme.

29 Aug 2018
Community Media new scaled programme launch: GM through the eyes of older people

We are looking to build a partnership that brings organisations with different specialisms together to create and deliver a compelling multi-platform 12-month media campaign.