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Miles Platting

Social Homes for Miles Platting Now!

  • October 31, 2023

Miles Platting, Ancoats, and Collyhurst residents were out in force on Saturday to call for social homes to be built on a plot of land that has long been... 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

Introducing….

  • 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

“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

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Community-led development and climate action in Miles Platting

  • August 31, 2022

In 2019, members of Miles Platting Savers travelled to Nairobi, Kenya, for a five-day learning exchange with leaders of Muungano Wa Wanavijiji. Together with delegates from Sharston and Brinnington,... Continue Reading

Women Thriving: a transformative year for Community Savers

  • December 9, 2021

The announcement of the third national lockdown on 6 January 2021 was not the start to the year that anyone had hoped for… the rollercoaster ride of the COVID-19... Continue Reading

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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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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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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