Ambition for Ageing

News

This is an opportunity for statutory colleagues to learn from Ambition for Ageing’s approach to delivering place-based working. Join us for an interactive learning event about building age-...

Read more

Do you run or know of a community transport scheme in your area? GMCVO-led partnership Ambition for Ageing are working with a range of partners, including Transport For Greater Manchester, to...

Read more

CAMPAIGNERS from across Greater Manchester want to change the record on what people think of growing older in the region. 

People aged 50 and over have teamed up for a...

Read more

Throughout the last year, Ambition for Ageing has been working with the Centre for Ageing Better, Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership. Transport...

Read more

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued the second round of his Age-Friendly Challenge: Neighbourhoods to make Greater Manchester the best place in the UK to grow older.

...

Read more

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction have published a report which features Ambition for Ageing work on resilience in an ageing Greater Manchester.

...

Read more

Please note: This competition has now closed
 

Exploring the social infrastructure that enables BAME communities to age in place....

Read more

GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing’s new report Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work, argues that to reduce social isolation, we need a diversity of...

Read more

GMCVO led programme Ambition for Ageing are pleased to announce that they will be working with the Royal Exchange Theatre to deliver the Culture Champions scaled programme in Manchester.

...

Read more

GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing has today launched a briefing document Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly.

Highlighting learning from the Ambition for Ageing...

Read more

GMCVO project, Ambition for Ageing are delighted to report that they have appointed the following three organisations to work on the Culture Champions Project:

Bolton at Home...

Read more

As our population ages, older people’s mobility is a growing priority for Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM). They already support...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing (AfA), a National Lottery Community fund funded project led by GMCVO, are helping Greater...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing's new short video demonstrates how the programme works to create more age friendly places by connecting communities and people through the creation of relationships,...

Read more

Thirty-two neighbourhoods across Greater Manchester have been officially recognised as age-friendly by the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham.

The Mayor announced the winners of his...

Read more

GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing’s Working Potential has released a briefing that outlines how VCSE organisations can support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead by...

Read more

GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing has found out what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood in Greater Manchester from over 3,000 older people. The findings have been released as a report, Building Age-...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing are delighted to launch Culture Champions GM. Ambition for Ageing has developed this work in partnership with the Great Place GM project. Both partnerships are collaborating on...

Read more

On 23rd November, 2018, our Ambition for Ageing Communications and Influence Officer, Kirsty Bagnall spoke at the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) 2018 organised by UNISDR and...

Read more

The ‘Ageing Equally?’ research project is focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities. Research from the Ambition for...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing has today released a report titled Resilience in Ageing in Greater Manchester, looking at the needs of older people in resilience planning.

The report...

Read more

Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018

Time: doors open at 13:30 for 14:00 lecture start (session ends: 16:00)

Venue: St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, M12 6FZ

Speaker: Dr...

Read more

Today saw the launch of two new Community Media scaled programmes from Ambition for Ageing:

1. Subculture

This programme seeks to fund the creation and development...

Read more

Greater Manchester, the UK’s first age-friendly region, staged its first Festival of Ageing from 2nd July - 15th July. Over 8000 people attended over 350 events across Greater Manchester...

Read more

Last week, Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester launched his age-friendly challenge to find age-friendly schemes across Greater Manchester.

Alongside the challenge, Ambition for...

Read more

The first of its kind ever to take place in our city-region, the GM Festival of Ageing is a fortnight of fun offering lots to look forward to. Funded by Ambition for Ageing, it launches on Monday...

Read more

The latest in a series of scaled programme launched, Collective Effect seeks to fund the exploration and development of new and transformational methods designed to increase the levels of active...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million GM level programme funded by the Big Lottery Fund. We generate more age friendly places by connecting communities and people through the creation of...

Read more

Have you registered yet for your free wristband and festival brochure for Greater Manchester’s first ever Festival of Ageing running from 2 to 15 July 2018? If you are aged over 50 and live...

Read more

Funded by Ambition for Ageing, the festival is being co-ordinated by a partnership of five groups, 4CT (a charity in Manchester), HMR Circle (in Rochdale), MMU Age Friendly Team, Persona (in Bury...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is seeking to create partnerships to develop and compare a range of sustainable social eating schemes within a diverse range of communities in Greater Manchester.

Social...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing has today launched a ground breaking programme that seeks to significantly reduce social isolation for older people with learning disabilities. Aware that this community face a...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing has today released a briefing titled Asset-based Approaches and Inequalities, looking at the risks to...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is a Big Lottery Fund funded programme that seeks to build age friendly communities in order to reduce social isolation. We have recently developed a project, Working Potential...

Read more

Do you have good local reach and excellent connections? Have you got the vision and insight to help us understand the journey that carers over 50 undertake on their way to employment? Are you able...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age-friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded...

Read more

The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects to help fill gaps in our knowledge about some of the more marginalised groups of people aged over 50, who are so...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age-friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded by the...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million Greater Manchester level programme aimed at creating more age-friendly places and empowering people to live fulfilling lives as they age. It is funded...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing is a £10.2 million project funded by the Big Lottery Fund and is led by GMCVO.  Many older people are isolated; we want to create more opportunities for older people...

Read more

The Ambition for Ageing programme will launch the design process for their £2.5million 'Scaled Programmes' with an exciting engagement event on 24th January 2017 'Growing Older in My Greater...

Read more

GMCVO is pleased to announce that the final three Local Delivery Leads have been appointed to support the delivery of the GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing programme. They are:

  • ...
Read more

The Centre for Ageing Better has joined GMCVO as a member of the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub.

The news comes as part of an announcement of a five-year partnership between the Centre for...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing Project Co-ordinator

This role will give you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference to the lives of older people in Manchester.
You will...

Read more

Blog

This is a blog.

Publications

Throughout the last year, Ambition for Ageing has been working with the Centre for Ageing Better, Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership. Transport...

Read more

The Interim Programme Evaluation report seeks to measure the impact Ambition for Ageing has had regarding improving age-friendliness and social connections within our delivery areas.

The...

Read more

GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing’s new report Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work, argues that to reduce social...

Read more

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly is a new Ambition for Ageing briefing that asserts that equality, diversity and inclusivity are core to understanding and...

Read more

GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing’s Working Potential has released a briefing that outlines how VCSE organisations can support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead by...

Read more
GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing has found out what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood in Greater Manchester from over 3,000 older people. The findings have been...
Read more

This report, released by GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing looks at the needs of older people in resilience planning.

The report suggests that although older adults can be particularly...

Read more

In this portfolio you will find 30 examples of a wide range of initiatives, large and small, that are making very real, and very big, differences to GM residents’ day to day lives.

The...

Read more

In conjunction with London based CIC, Social Spider, Ambition for Ageing has just published a report looking at how community media works and its...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing's latest report calls for more research into the experiences of older Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in Greater Manchester in order to tackle social isolation...

Read more

Ambition for Ageing has released a briefing titled Asset-based Approaches and Inequalities, looking at the risks of exacerbating inequalities that we know asset-based approaches can result in.

Buy from us

Systems to help you work smarter

Conference and meeting room hire

Investments to help you grow