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  • September 16, 2023

CLASS is delighted to have been able to develop our staff team throughout 2023 including our new Operations Manager, Kate Parsons and Fathima Naseer, Admin Assistant for Women of... Continue Reading

GM Green Spaces Fund invests in Miles Platting Climate Action!

  • September 11, 2023

Miles Platting Community and Age-friendly Network (MPCAN) are delighted to be one of the Round 3 grantees for the GM Green Spaces Fund. Continue Reading

Ageing Well in Place at Hopton Court: Achievements and challenges

  • August 20, 2023

Tina Cribbin and Gill Edwards from Aquarius Community Savers reflect together on the rollercoaster ride of developing a pilot Naturally Occurring Retirement Community at Hopton Court tower block in... Continue Reading

Community Savers 2022: Outcomes, Learning & Next Steps

  • May 29, 2023

2022 was an exciting year of growth and change for Community Savers - read all about it in our evaluation report! Continue Reading


  • March 15, 2023

In this introductory blog, Ieva Pojuner tells us info about her role as Community Action Intern working with the Community Savers groups in Miles Platting. Alongside my role within... Continue Reading

Thinking change, making change

  • January 16, 2023

From October 2021 to July 2022, Community Savers and CLASS held a series of joint reflections and strategic planning workshops to develop a common vision and shared understanding of... Continue Reading


  • January 15, 2023

Introducing Ellie Regan, newly appointed Development Worker at CLASS supporting Community Savers... Continue Reading

“When we know each other, we build each other” – the power of international exchange.

  • January 3, 2023

These were the words of Rashid, Chair of Muungano Wa Wanavijiji, at the opening session of a week-long international exchange in Nairobi between Muungano and Community Savers leaders from... Continue Reading

Women meeting

Women take the lead on poverty action in Wythenshawe

  • November 1, 2022

Women of Wythenshawe or ‘WoW’, is a new women-led poverty action network in Manchester made up of women’s organisations who say enough is enough. Continue Reading

A tenant-led survey team at one local tower block

The Cost of Living Crisis in Aquarius Tower Blocks

  • September 20, 2022

From 11-16 July, a coalition of organisations in the Aquarius Estate in Hulme, carried out a survey across six tower blocks in response to the mounting cost of living... Continue Reading