One size doesn't fit all - better housing options for older people needed
27 September 2018
Lack of suitable homes sees older people staying put until a crisis forces them to move
Greater Manchester set to join world’s leading cities in tackling HIV
27 August 2018
Greater Manchester is to join a global network of cities spearheading the fight against HIV.
Mayor sets up UK's first city-region LGBT Adviser and Panel
6 August 2018
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has set up a panel of experts to tackle the inequalities lesbian, gay, bi and trans people face, and ensure they feel included, valued and safe.
Mayor launches “age-friendly challenge” at Greater Manchester’s Festival of Ageing
2 July 2018
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has launched a two-week Festival of Ageing by issuing a challenge to find the most age-friendly places and projects across the city region.
Plans for Greater Manchester’s Armed Forces Community unveiled
10 May 2018
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has set out plans to shape the future of support for Greater Manchester’s serving and ex-serving members of the Armed Forces and their families.
Greater Manchester becomes first age-friendly city region in the UK
16 March 2018
The World Health Organization has recognised Greater Manchester as the UK’s first age-friendly city region.
Manchester rebranded as Womanchester to mark International Women’s Day
8 March 2018
Manchester has rebranded as Womanchester to mark International Women’s Day (March 8) and remind the world that it is the birthplace of innovation and progress.
Votes for Women - Why we're #StillMarching
6 February 2018
6 February, 2018, marks 100 years since women over 30 (and all men) were given the right to vote in the UK.
Mayor of Greater Manchester signs formal accord with voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations
10 November 2017
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has signed a formal Accord with the 16,000 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Greater Manchester.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority celebrates living wage commitment
8 November 2017
THE Greater Manchester Combined Authority is pleased to announce that it has been accredited as a Living Wage employer.
Women affected by pension changes could benefit from free off peak travel
26 October 2017
THOUSANDS of women across Greater Manchester affected by 2011 acceleration to the state pension age equalisation could now receive free off-peak travel with a locally funded concession.
Older people have sex - get over it!
28 September 2017
Politicians and academics in Greater Manchester are calling for conversations around older people and sex to be normalised with the launch of a new research film for International Older People’s Day
Proudly celebrating Pride this weekend
25 August 2017
CELEBRATIONS of diversity and equality will be taking place throughout this weekend as part of Manchester Pride.
'Take a seat' in age-friendly Greater Manchester
22 August 2017
Improving the lives of older people in Greater Manchester.