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Go Digital!

  • February 17, 2021

Lorna Parks shares some reflections on her first few months as a digital inclusion volunteer with GM Savers through our Lottery-funded Go Digital! project Just before Christmas I started... Continue Reading

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Digital inclusion, confusion and that Aha! moment

  • January 15, 2021

Tina Cribbin of Hulme Writers & Savers shares reflections on her digital skills-sharing sessions as part of GM Savers Go Digital! project – supported by the National Lottery Community... Continue Reading

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Manctopia: Reality TV in a journalism jumper*

  • September 10, 2020

 “We want Manchester to be this cosmopolitan city…but at what cost?” Judith from Lifeshare in the trailer for Manctopia The series trailer and episode lead-ins for this 4-part BBC... Continue Reading

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Its the little wins

  • September 4, 2020

Tina Cribbin celebrates recent achievements of local residents and members of On Top of the World in Hulme. In our tower block there was always a sense of hopelessness... Continue Reading

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Networks get stronger despite coronavirus isolation

  • June 24, 2020

In the third of a series of articles looking at the experiences of some of our members during the pandemic, Rowena Harding asks Sharon Davis about the community response... Continue Reading

Greater Manchester Savers: Our story so far

  • May 28, 2020

Explore any urban neighbourhood in Greater Manchester – seek out its craft groups, its over 50s exercise classes, its food banks, parent groups, and meal clubs – and there... Continue Reading

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Looking out for each other during lockdown

  • May 26, 2020

In the second of a series of articles looking at the experiences of some of our members during the pandemic, Rowena Harding asks Tina Cribbin about On Top of... Continue Reading

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Dot the do-er!

  • May 24, 2020

In the first of a series of articles looking at the experiences of some of our members during lockdown, Rowena Harding asks Dot Lomax what has been happening in... Continue Reading

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Manchester Inner City Exchange

  • September 20, 2019

“How can we become more politically savvy?” This was one of many questions posed during an incredible two days at the first Manchester Inner City Exchange which brought together... Continue Reading

Swapping ideas at the Anson community shop

  • March 29, 2019

In March, women from Mums Mart Savers in Wythenshawe and Miles Platting Savers visited the Anson Community Grocer in Rusholme to share ideas about bringing residents together and organising... Continue Reading