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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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October 18th, 2014

Adactus Housing Association is supporting the LINK Good Neighbours Project for a third year. LINK works to combat social isolation and loneliness among older people and adults with health problems or disabilities in the Moss Side, Fallowfield and Rusholme area. One part of the LINK project is to organise and run regular social activities along with a number of trips further afield. Last year they ran 103 activities with 185 older people participating. The funding received through the Adactus Neighbourhood …

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October 16th, 2014

The Adactus Housing Group is working in partnership with the Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM) and CORGI to campaign for a change in the law to allow housing associations the same swift and efficient way to carry out gas safety checks as local authorities. Existing law rightly commits housing associations each and every year to check that gas appliances and flues in their properties are safe. This is vital to keep people protected from the threat of gas explosions …

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