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Welcome to the latest issue of our e-bulletin which contains all the latest updates from Ambition for Ageing and our partners, and other ageing related news and events. Among the items in this edition are :-

Event: Supporting small VCSE organisations to plan and conduct research
 
Friday 22nd January, Online

Winners of photography competition to celebrate lives of older people announced

New GM Older People’s Network website

Do you run Support Groups or Activities for LGBT Over 50s in Greater Manchester?

Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)
Understanding what happens to our skin, its lipids and the microbiome as we age
Wednesday 20th January, Online
Lockdown in poor housing: Health impacts on older people 
Thursday 18th March, Online

NEWS & RESOURCES
New report: Employers failing to tackle age bias in recruitment

Age-positive image library launched to tackle negative stereotypes of later life

Culture Buddies: Connecting isolated people with art & creativity through the post

Mental wellbeing content created by and for older people

A Call to Care: Highlighting the need for inclusive employment practices for carers

Job opportunities at LGBT Foundation

Vacancy: Strategic Review Project Manager (consultancy)

How can we tackle inequality in Greater Manchester?

Doing Buses Differently: The impact of Covid-19 on our proposals for the future of your buses

Access to Kickstart scheme for VCSE sector employers

EVENTS
The overlap between ageism and ableism in the workplace
Thursday 28th Jan, Online

Helping out: Insights on age-friendly and inclusive approaches to engaging older volunteers
Friday 29th Jan, Online

Ageing Better: The Importance of Connectors during Covid-19 & beyond
Thursday 11th Feb, Online

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Local Connections Fund

Independent Age Grants Fund

Round 2 of GM BAME Communities small grants

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