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5 years on…..

On Saturday a group of about 20 volunteers met to celebrate their achievements at Inspire.  Isaac got a certificate to honour over 500 hours of volunteering, Jean, Muriel and Tom got certificates to honour over 160 hours of volunteering.

On October 31st Inspire will celebrate its 5th anniversary of opening the doors to the community.  On Saturday the volunteers came up with many different ideas on how we could mark the occasion.  Watch this space-or if you have ideas of your own please come in and let us know.

Do you have photos of activities you have attended at Inspire, stories of what you have enjoyed doing at Inspire, has Inspire inspired you in some way??  Let us know.

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A busy week at Inspire

It has been a busy week at Inspire, not just in front of the scenes but behind the scenes too.

One of our volunteers has been offered a job by a local businessman based on the experience she has gained here as a volunteer.

Another volunteer has started an apprentice role on our reception in the last couple of weeks.  Starting out as a volunteer has given her the confidence and experience to excel at interview.  An apprenticeship will give her a years work experience and a qualification in business and administration.

Our volunteers play a key role in helping Inspire run smoothly.  You may see them serving you a coffee in the cafe but equally you may not see them as they may be in the back of the kitchen preparing your meal.

Oscar from Colombia has been volunteering in our cafe for the past few months.  Back in Colombia he is a film producer.  Alongside a couple of friends he is now helping us to make a promotional video which will help us tell the story of Inspire to a wider audience.

On Saturday we will be holding our termly volunteer celebration. ¬†This is an opportunity for our volunteers to meet up with each other, to tell staff what’s gong well and what they would like to see happen in the future. ¬†It is an opportunity for people to volunteer their skills and for us to reward those who have made significant contributions in their volunteering. ¬†Tomorrow Isaac will be getting a certificate to honour the more than 100 hours of volunteering her has done for us over the last few months.

A busy week?-no just a normal life enhancing and transforming week in the life of Inspire!

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Talk English Sewing and Conversation – Monday 27th February 10am ‚Äď 12pm

Do you like sewing? Do you want to practice speaking English? Come to our new English sewing conversation class. Our volunteers will help you learn English while you sew. You can get a free cup of tea or coffee as you chat and you might even make some new friends!

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Ladies-only Weight Management Course – With Magdalena, Obesity Management practitioner & personal trainer.

These sessions are designed for people who require complex weight management intervention and for those who have failed to achieve their weight loss goals in the past or have an underlying problem or need that extra support to start your journey. Dates to be confirmed. Want to know more?
Contact Magdalena on 07882 005 837.

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Birthday Party Packages at Inspire – All new birthday party packages for children at Inspire!

We offer two hours of room hire in our spacious Cringle Suite, Children’s party boxes for up to 20 and a bouncy castle – all for only ¬£100! Bargain. We can also provide projection and sound system facilities too, free of charge. Why wait? Call us today on 0161 850 5717.

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Family Friendly Friday – Friday 27th January 5pm – 8pm

Start your weekend off on a good note and drop by to Levenshulme Inspire’s all new Family Friendly Fridays Supper Club. Family meal deal, feed four for ¬£20 (2 Adults and 2 Children) which includes a main-course and dessert. Single main course costs ¬£6.50 and desserts from ¬£2.50 (Children half price!). Our bar will also be open. For more information on the menu or to pre-book contact our cafe on 0161 850 4747.

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Light Open day ‚Äď Monday 30th January 10am to 2pm

Light provide a safe space, a listening ear and advice/guidance for women who suffer from domestic violence. You‚Äôre invited to attend the ‚ÄúLight‚ÄĚ open day at Levenshulme Inspire whether you‚Äôre a member of the public or someone who is part of a mainstream service.

The day will include speakers from mainstream services in the local area and beyond. We will also have a share & eat session. All this happening in a safe environment with people who will listen and can really help. Food & refreshments will be provided, this is a free event. Who are “Light” and what do they do? Click HERE for more information or contact Hameeda on¬†07547 421 336

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Free Immigration Advice Clinic at Levenshulme Inspire (Tuesdays)


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The Real Junk Food Project

We’re delighted to announce that The Real Junk Food Project (TRJFP)¬†are venturing out to M19 on Saturday 13th August¬†to spread their junk food message¬†at Levenshulme Inspire. Put the date¬†in your diaries!¬†If you don’t know much about TRJFP¬†the links to their Facebook¬†page and website¬†are posted¬†below. TRJFP will set up the event themselves via Eventbrite so keep your eyes peeled as we will post the booking link as soon as possible. Booking will be free and you pay what you think the meal is worth at the end of the evening. Their head chef¬†is¬†Mary-Ellen McTague of Aumbry fame. Inspire will be providing a bar on the night and¬†you will get a delicious meal prepare by a top Manchester chef.¬†Now if that’s not a good local night out then we¬†don’t know what is!¬†TRJFP Facebook HERE¬†– Website HERE
We will soon be announcing our first six month run of Pop-Up Restaurant evenings which will be happening on a monthly basis from September. Lots of foodie events to look forward to!

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Glitter star Kids: Parties & Events – Looking for a venue?

Have a children’s party planned and don’t know where to look?
Give Jessica a call on 07894824953. Special Party Theme Offer for June РBook a Superhero Avengers, Frozen or Pirate party at Inspire for 2 hours, 12 kids for £185.00.
Package incl: Room Hire, Themed Decorations, Bouncy Castle with Ball Pit, Games + Prizes, Crafts, Glitter Tattoos, Buffet, Disco +Party Bags. Want to invite more guests?
Add £3.50 per head.Party must be booked by Weds. 8th June to take place no later than Saturday 25th June. 50% deposit payable at time of booking. Balance to be paid 4 working days before the party date. You can visit us on our facebook page HERE

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Over 50. But not ready to be excluded from the Information Age just yet? Exclusive to Over 50s Only for debates, discussions and local history walks.

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