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October 24th, 2014

Adactus Housing Association tenant completes Wigan 10k charity run and raises £500 to donate to charity.  Despite being 72 years old Frank Wilson, who lives at Ambergate sheltered scheme in Atherton, completed the Wigan 10k race in less than 1 hour 20 minutes and in the process raised over £500 for The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. Frank Wilson Said ‘Over the years I have completed 27 marathons and countless other charity runs. I started running over 30 years ago; I …

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October 22nd, 2014

Gorton football team, East Central FC, has secured funding via the Adactus Neighbourhood Fund to buy a new kit for the under 12s as well funding to put two of their volunteers on an FA coaching course. Adactus Housing Association have supported the team for a number of years through their tenant controlled Neighbourhood Fund. The team train in Ardwick. Their new kit helps instil a sense of solidarity and pride within the team; and by sending some of their …

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October 22nd, 2014

Abbey Hey saw a summer of sporting activities for local children take place on Vine Street Park thanks to Adactus Housing Association. Adactus worked with Mancunian Way, an anti-social behaviour charity to provide a multi sport holiday programme.  The programme included football, cricket, running and a tug of war with the local PCSOs, with the aim of reducing anti-social behaviour over the summer break.  Approximately 22 young people took part, and also got involved when it came to  picking up litter at …

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October 21st, 2014

Young people living in South Manchester have been learning new skills through a very successful basketball camp. The camp was set up following a cash injection from the Adactus Neighbourhood Fund that helped provide basketball coaches. The Greater Manchester Community Basketball (GMCB) engagement project was a week long camp for young people in and around South Manchester, taking place at the Amaechi Basketball Centre, Whalley Range. The aim of the camp was to introduce children to the fun, healthy and structured …

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October 19th, 2014

Adactus Housing has supported residents in Gorton to work together to create a sense of pride and community spirit by donning their rubber gloves and collecting 60 bags of rubbish from Sunnybrow Park and the surrounding areas. With help and support from the Adactus Neighbourhood Fund, Manchester City Council Clean City Grant, Eastlands Homes and Oasis, East Manchester, the residents rolled up their sleeves to clear the local area of rubbish and also brighten the park by planting daffodils & blue bells, …

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