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  • Groups Hurst Circle of friends (HCoF)

    Circle of Friends CoF is a group of older people but there are no age barriers. The aim is to be active and have fun and to make a change of not being alone.

    Contact

    Alan Fish
    Treasurer
    2 Clarence Road
    Ashton
    Lancashire
    OL6 8JE

    Telephone Tel:0161 339 5901
    Other Telephone Other Tel:07931 765120
    Email Email:alan.fish.161te@gmail.com

    Contact

    Hurst Community Centre
    Kings Road
    Hurst
    Ashton-under-Lyne
    Lancashire
    OL6 8EZ

    Telephone Tel:0161 343 1425
    Email Email:

    Aimed at

    Older people

    Location

    Ashton-under-Lyne

    Admission

    Contact Alan Fish

    Affiliation

    Supported by: Hurst Community Centre and POPPS

    Category

    Community

    Disabled Access

    • Access for disabled
    • Disabled Toilets
    • Disabled Parking
    • Disabled Members Welcome

    Eligibility

    To want to be active and have fun

    Room/Facilities to hire

    Contact Don Barr on 0161 330 9910 about hiring halls or rooms in the Centre go to www.hurstcomcentre.co.uk to have a look

    Fees

    £1.00 plus any activity or trip costs.

    Please Note

    Hurst Community Centre is run by volunteers for the people of Hurst and surrounding area. It has many activities for all people young and old in all walks of life.

    Language

    English

    Services

    Any other service can be arranged by contacting Alan Fish

    Directions

    Hurst Community Centre is in between St Johns Church on Kings Road and the Hurst Post Office on Rowley Street If using sat nav enter OL6 8HD Any bus that goes to Hurst Cross 38,39,231,331,333.408.

    Usual Hours

    Thursdays 1.00pm until 3.00pm

    Last Modified

    10-May-2014 12:42:01
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  • Groups Hurst Community Centre

    To provide facilities for the people of Hurst and surrounding area.

    Contact

    Don Barr
    Bookings Secretary

    Telephone Tel:0161 330 9910
    Email Email:donald_barr05@tiscali.co.uk

    Contact

    Alan Fish
    Chairman

    Telephone Tel:0161 330 0305
    Fax Fax:0161 330 3391
    Email Email:alan@alanfishltd.com

    Aimed at

    All

    Location

    Ashton-under-Lyne

    Admission

    Please contact for more information

    Category

    Community

    Disabled Access

    • Access for disabled

    Eligibility

    Everyone

    Room/Facilities to hire

    Rooms available for hire

    Fees

    Various

    Please Note

    There are many opportunities for volunteers and many groups that use the centre.

    Directions

    Hurst Community Centre is on Kings Road, Hurst Cross, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 8EZ (if using Sat Nav, use OL6 8HD)

    Usual Hours

    Go to our website to find out about activities.

    Last Modified

    10-May-2014 12:42:58
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  • Groups Hyde Library Book Time for Yourself Club

    A Book Time for Yourself Club is a new type of book group run by Tameside Libraries with support from Tameside Older People's Partnership. Club members sit back and relax for an hour while books, short stories and poems are read to you then talk about what you have just listened to over tea & biscuits. There is no pressure, members can say as much or as little as they like and no literary knowledge or reading in advance is required.

    Contact

    Hyde Library
    Union Street
    Hyde
    Cheshire
    SK14 1NF

    Telephone Tel:0161 342 4450
    Email Email:

    Location

    Hyde

    Admission

    Come along to the next meeting or contact the library for more information.

    Category

    Arts

    Disabled Access

    • Access for disabled

    Fees

    Free. Tea or Coffee and biscuits provided.

    Please Note

    The club is welcoming and friendly with no more than 10 members and weekly sessions last about 90 minutes. Book Time for Yourself Clubs are run by library staff and volunteers who take turns in reading aloud to the group. Tameside Libraries are looking for volunteers to support Book Time for Yourself Clubs, see website for more details.

    Usual Hours

    Every Friday 10.30 am - 12 noon

    Last Modified

    25-Oct-2013 12:25:45
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  • Groups IT Can Help

    To provide FREE computer support to disabled people in their own homes and at other locations. There are no formalities. UK wide network of volunteers working in partnership with AbilityNet to provide the most effective service possible to disabled people. The NW branch covers the Tameside area.

    Contact

    Neville Bramhall
    Area Organiser North West
    118 Ringway
    Thornton-Cleveleys
    FY5 2NW

    Telephone Tel:01253 855268
    Other Telephone Other Tel:07932 640501
    Email Email:enquiries@itcanhelp.org.uk

    Aimed at

    Disabled People (aged 18 upwards)

    Location

    All

    Admission

    Phone 0800 269 545 and explain problem

    Category

    Community

    Credentials

    AbilityNet/IT4Communities

    Disabled Access

    • Disabled Members Welcome

    Eligibility

    Includes persons with a long term medical disability

    Fees

    FREE

    Please Note

    All volunteers are CRB checked to Enhanced Disclosure. Volunteers work from home - own transport essential.

    Usual Hours

    Flexible to suit volunteer and client

    Last Modified

    10-May-2014 13:15:14
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  • Groups Jay Hind Cricket Club.

    To introduce cricket to all ages and enjoy game of cricket

    Contact

    Dharmesh Chohan
    Club Secretary
    165 Richmond Street
    Ashton-Under-Lyne
    OL7 9HG

    Telephone Tel:07411471147
    Email Email:

    Location

    All

    Category

    Recreation

    Fees

    £40 membership and £3 match fees

    Please Note

    Two teams in Greater Manchester Amateur Cricket League. LCB membership. Volunteer coaching personnel welcome.

    Usual Hours

    Ashton Cricket Club - Tuesday's 6pm - 8.30pm approx

    Last Modified

    18-Jul-2014 13:19:52
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  • Groups Khush Amdid Day Centre

    Pakistani orientated group but all welcome. To enable a meeting form for 18+ ladies. To encourage Asian ladies for volunteering. Also to empower ladies to take part in the community with events and trips. There is also one international trip a year, for ladies to bond and which children can be brought on as well. Provide basic social, educational, health, arts & crafts and keep fit classes and to promote friendly relations among all communities.

    Contact

    Naila Sherif
    Development Worker

    Telephone Tel:07954133371
    Email Email:nailasharif@tiscali.co.uk

    Contact

    Mrs Sarwar Ibrahim
    Chair Person
    58 Stamford Street East
    Ashton-under-Lyne
    Lancashire
    OL6 6QH

    Telephone Tel:0161 339 2484
    Other Telephone Other Tel:07828 521885
    Email Email:

    Contact

    Ms Rukhsana Ali
    Vice Chairpeson
    9 Lodge Lane
    Dukinfield
    Cheshire

    Telephone Tel:0161 330 0709
    Email Email:

    Aimed at

    Group for 18+ Pakistani women, but will welcome all women from any community.

    Location

    Ashton-under-Lyne

    Admission

    Please phone / contact to book beforehand to see the various projects.

    Affiliation

    Works in partnership with the Tameside Elders Association

    Category

    Community

    Disabled Access

    • Access for disabled

    Room/Facilities to hire

    Facilities for women only, aged 18+

    Please Note

    Also hold 2 weekly luncheons with Halal food for over 50's ladies on: Mondays at Holy Trinity Community Centre, Dean Street and Thursdays at 53 Cranbrook Gardens

    Language

    English Urdu Punjabi Pothari (Mirpuduri)

    Directions

    Please phone to arrange pick up and return home.

    Last Modified

    26-Sep-2012 14:44:04
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  • Groups Marie Curie Cancer Care - Ashton Fundraising Support Group

    Ashton Fundraising Support Group meet monthly at the Broakoak Hotel, members help organise small local events such as Table Top Sales & Tea Parties. The Group also co-ordinate the Annual Daffodil Appeal, collecting at local Supermarkets & distributing boxes of Daffodils to local businesses.

    Contact

    Julie Peters
    Community Fundraiser
    Unit 1
    Jones Court
    Jones Square
    Stockport
    Greater Manchester
    SK1 4LJ

    Telephone Tel:0161 255 2809
    Fax Fax:0161 255 2888
    Other Telephone Other Tel:07525 392982
    Email Email:Julie.peters@mariecurie.org.uk

    Aimed at

    All ages welcome, are you enthusiastic & willing to help out? We are looking for new members to join this exciting New Group.

    Location

    Ashton-under-Lyne

    Admission

    None

    Category

    Community

    Fees

    None

    Usual Hours

    The Group meet monthly at The Broadoak Hotel - 7pm til 8pm.

    Last Modified

    11-Feb-2014 13:35:42
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  • Groups Marie Curie Cancer Care - Stalybridge & Dukinfield Fundraising Group

    We are looking for enthusiastic local people to join our New Fundriaising Support Group in Stalybridge.

    Contact

    Julie Peters
    Community Fundraiser
    Unit 1 Jones Court
    Jones Square
    Stockport
    SK1 4LJ
    Stockport
    Greater Manchester
    SK1 4LJ

    Telephone Tel:0161 255 2809
    Fax Fax:0161 255 2888
    Other Telephone Other Tel:07525 392982
    Email Email:Julie.peters@mariecurie.org.uk

    Aimed at

    Everyone Welcome

    Location

    Stalybridge

    Category

    Community

    Fees

    None

    Please Note

    The Group meet monthly & organise small local fundraising events such as Table Top sales & Tea Parties. The Group also co-ordinate our Daffodil Appeal in March distributing Daffodil Boxes in the Stalybridge Area & Collecting at local Supermarkets.

    Usual Hours

    Group Meet monthly at Stalybridge Fire Station between 7pm & 8pm

    Last Modified

    11-Feb-2014 14:16:40
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  • Groups Micklehurst Cricket and Social Club

    Sports and social club, welcoming all groups of the community to attend and take part in the clubs functions and facilities. Volunteer opportunites relating to cricket matches and cricket coaching. The main aim of the groups is to introduce cricket to all ages

    Contact

    Lynn McCaslin
    Secretary
    Castle Lane
    Mossley
    Lancashire
    SK15 3QG

    Telephone Tel:01457 832163
    Email Email:lynn.mccaslin@hotmail.com

    Aimed at

    Young people

    Location

    Mossley

    Affiliation

    Yorkshire Cricket Board, pending Lancashire Cricket Board

    Category

    Recreation

    Eligibility

    Young People and Families

    Room/Facilities to hire

    We also do hire out our room and bar/kitchen for functions either email or ring the club

    Fees

    Subscription

    Usual Hours

    See Website

    Last Modified

    07-Aug-2014 17:57:09
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  • Groups Miles of Smiles Car Scheme

    Volunteers use their own cars to transport passengers to health related appointments. Passengers must live in Tameside and be unable to access public transport due to illness or disability, and not be eligible for the ambulance service. As well as a car Miles of Smiles has a wheelchair accessible vehicle. Passengers must register before using the scheme and we ask for approximately a weeks notice prior to any appointments.

    Contact

    Samantha Ross
    Project Support Worker
    Volunteer Centre Tameside
    95-97 Penny Meadow
    Ashton-under-Lyne
    Lancashire
    OL6 6EP

    Telephone Tel:0161 339 2345
    Fax Fax:0161343 7527
    Email Email:samantha@tamesidevb.org.uk

    Location

    All

    Admission

    Need to register before using the scheme and give approximately 1 week notice before appointments

    Category

    Community

    Fees

    50p per mile

    Please Note

    We are recruiting drivers who wish to use their own vechicle to carry out these duties.

    Last Modified

    31-Jan-2012 13:12:07
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  • Groups Mossley Library Book Time for Yourself Club

    A Book Time for Yourself Club is a new type of book group for people aged over 55 run by Tameside Libraries with support from Tameside Older People's Partnership. Club members sit back and relax for an hour while books , short stories and poems are read to you then talk about what you have just listened to over tea & biscuits. There is no pressure , members can say as much or as little as they like and no literary knowledge or reading in advance is required. The club is welcoming and friendly with no more than 10 members and weekly sessions last about 90 minutes. Book Time for Yourself Clubs are run by library staff and volunteers who take turns in reading aloud to the group. Tameside Libraries are looking for volunteers to support Book Time for Yourself Clubs. ,Please see website for more details.

    Contact

    Mossley Library
    George Lawton Hall
    Stamford Street

    Mossley
    Lancashire
    OL5 0HR

    Telephone Tel:0161 342 3787
    Fax Fax:0161 342 4390
    Email Email:

    Aimed at

    Over 55s

    Location

    Mossley

    Admission

    Come along to the next meeting or contact the library for more information.

    Category

    Arts

    Fees

    Free. Tea or coffee and biscuits provided.

    Usual Hours

    Every Wednesday 10.30 am - 12 noon.

    Last Modified

    17-Mar-2014 09:14:45
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  • Groups Mossley Town Twinning Committee

    Aims to help all groups to exchange with Mossley's twin town of Hem (Lille , Northern France). Puts people in touch with the relevant/equivalent organisations in Hem. Encourages all types of exchanges including school, sport and cultural.

    Contact

    Mr R. Skeldon
    Chairman
    76 Hanover Street
    Mossley
    Lancashire
    OL5 0HL

    Telephone Tel:01457 832036
    Email Email:bobskelfoot@yahoo.co.uk

    Contact

    Paul Dowthwaite
    Secretary

    Telephone Tel:01457 837124
    Email Email:pauldowthwaite@tameside.gov.uk

    Location

    Mossley

    Category

    Community

    Room/Facilities to hire

    Meeting room(s) available.

    Fees

    Free

    Please Note

    We are hoping to exchange with Hem other twin towns Wiehl (Germany) and Aljustrel (Portugal). Volunteer opportunities for fundraising and putting up people from other countries

    Language

    French Spanish German English. Portuguese

    Usual Hours

    Meetings once a month on the second Thursday of the month at the Butchers Arms Mossley (7pm)

    Last Modified

    12-Feb-2014 10:17:21


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  • Groups National Osteporosis Society (Manchester Central NOS Support Group)

    Raises awareness of the bone disease Osteoporosis and offers elp and advice to those diagnosed and carers. Monthly meetings include talks by consultant specialists and alternative therapists relating to the treatment and care of osteoporosis. Volunteer opportunities particularly as committee officials. We are the Manchester Central Support Group of the National Osteoporosis Society.

    Contact

    Katie Hall
    Regional Development Manager


    Telephone Tel:01543415482
    Email Email:katie.hall@nos.org.uk

    Contact

    Stan Thompson
    Chairman


    Telephone Tel:0161 665 3713 (answerphone)
    Email Email:thompson.stan@gmail.com

    Aimed at

    All age groups. People under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location

    All

    Affiliation

    National Osteoporosis Society

    Category

    Health

    Disabled Access

    • Access for disabled
    • Disabled Parking
    • Disabled Members Welcome
    • By arrangement

    Fees

    £1 per head per meeting plus £1 raffle draw

    Please Note

    Public Licenced Bar available

    Language

    English

    Publications

    Osteoporosis Information Leaflets

    Usual Hours

    Meet on first Thursday in the month (except during January and August) at 7.30pm in private ground floor room at The Welcome Inn, Bury Old Road, Whitefield, Manchester

    Last Modified

    13-Aug-2013 15:06:59


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  • Groups National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

    Contact

    NSPCC
    Regional Office
    Quays Reach
    14 Carolina Way

    Salford
    M50 2ZY

    Telephone Tel:08448920253
    Email Email:mbiddle@nspcc.org.uk

    Location

    All

    Category

    Health

    Please Note

    Always looking for volunteers and fundraisers to help support the work of the NSPCC.

    Last Modified

    26-Jul-2013 11:25:00
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  • Groups New Charter Mediation

    Community mediation service to assist tentants in finding positive solutions to conflicts with their neighbours.

    Contact

    c/o Mediation Services
    The Workshop
    Abraham Moss Centre
    Crescent Road
    Crumpsall
    Manchester
    M8 5UF

    Telephone Tel:0161 219 6748
    Fax Fax:0161 276 7457
    Email Email:mediation.services@manchester.gov.uk

    Location

    All

    Admission

    Interview and training course for volunteer mediators

    Category

    Community

    Eligibility

    Tenants of New Charter Housing Trust Group in Tameside. Also available to tenants of some other housing associations and trusts in the Tameside area.

    Fees

    Free to residents of New Charter

    Please Note

    Volunteer Opportunities - interviews, assessments, CRB & 8 day training course for suitable candidates

    Language

    Interpreters provided - all languagues

    Publications

    Leaflet available on request

    Directions

    Travel allowance offered to volunteers. Most appointments are home visits.

    Usual Hours

    The Service is available during the daytime and evenings.

    Last Modified

    15-May-2014 10:38:25
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