Big Community Catch-Up – Collaborate and Connect


Thursday 26th May 2022

6pm to 8pm

Ashton Salvation Army, Chapel Street, Ashton in Makerfield WN4 8PB

Purpose of the Meeting;

  • Provide a network opportunity, bringing VCFSE groups together from across the borough
  • To problem solve with each other; what are the challenges, barriers that you are facing?
  • How can we overcome the problems together?
  • Identify some potential themed networks to help support more collaborative working


6.00 – 6.30pmArrival, registration, refreshments, general networking opportunity – time to catch up with each other
6.30 – 7.00pmPresentation – Networks: The Wider Picture.
Why is it important that we work collaboratively?
Why is it a benefit to set up themed networks?
7.00 – 7.30pmBreak Out Spaces
Discussion 1 – What are the gaps and barriers?
Discussion 2 – What solutions are there?
7.30 – 7.45pmFeedback and Actions moving forward
7.45 – 8.00pmFinal networking opportunity and end of meeting

To reserve your place on the Big Community Catch Up please email:

[email protected]  and please remember to give your name and group name.

Deal for Communities Team