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This section of our website is where we we'll keep you up-to-date with the latest comings and goings at Care & Repair, and any exciting things happening in our future. Another way to keep up-to-date with us is by signing up to our e-newsletter which will arrive direct to your inbox.

Here you are also able to browse past events by using our archive feature. You'll find plenty of information which shows how we've got where we are today and shows how we've kept the media, outside agencies and, most importantly, our clients informed of our journey.

If you're a member of the press and would like more information on our services, please contact Janette Linacre on 0161 872 5500 or at jlinacre@careandrepair-manchester.org.uk. Alternatively, keep checking these web pages as all latest news and press releases will appear here.

Charity Fundraiser – 7th October 2017 @ St. Kent’s, Fallowfield

Please visit www.mydonate.bt.com/events/mcrfundraiseroct17 to purchase your tickets or sponsorship, or call 0161 872 5500. If purchasing online, please indicate in the ‘Personalised Message’ box whether this is for tickets or sponsorship.

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‘A Night At The Races’ with Manchester Care & Repair

On Saturday 3rd December, Manchester Care & Repair returned to St Kentigern’s Social Club in Fallowfield to host our annual fundraising event. Following the success of last year’s ‘GraceNotes’ concert, this year we decided to host a Race Night Fundraiser, sponsored by Level Best Building Services. All the punters who turned up on the night […]

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Lucy Powell MP Visits Manchester Care & Repair

Lucy Powell MP visited Manchester Care & Repair at the beginning of November. She had been touched by a thank you note sent to Care & Repair by one of her constituents and wanted to meet the client and home improvement agency staff herself. Although the client wasn’t well enough to be there, Lucy took the […]

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Home from Hospital Assisted Discharge Launches at Manchester Royal Infirmary

From 1st October 2016, Manchester Care & Repair will launch our Assisted Hospital Discharge Service from the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Patients at North Manchester General Hospital have been benefiting from this service since April 2014 and funding from the Central Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group has enabled us to deliver this service from a second base at […]

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Manchester Care & Repair Awarded ‘Handyperson Service of The Year 2016’

This year’s winners of the national Home Improvement Agency and Handyperson Service Awards have been announced at a ceremony in the House of Lords, and once again Manchester Care & Repair has been recognized. Organised by Foundations and sponsored by AKW, the annual awards recognise the efforts of England’s 200-strong HIA sector to offer a […]

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Wigan ‘AWARM’ Scheme Launches

Wigan Council has commissioned Wigan Borough Care & Repair, a not-for profit Home Improvement Agency, to provide an Affordable Warmth Access Referral Mechanism (AWARM), which can help you to stay healthy, safe and warm at home. If you have a low income, high energy costs and a long-term health condition, Wigan Borough Care & Repair […]

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Helping hand for the vulnerable

This article recently featured on www.localgov.co.uk and is written by Roy McNally, development manager at Foundations. With hospitals creaking under the strain of seemingly endless demand, it is not surprising that stories tackling the issue often come with shocking statistics. The final line of an article covering a study by Healthwatch England on the problems caused by […]

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Manchester Care & Repair Scoops Prestigious National Award

Manchester Care & Repair has won the Home Improvement Agency Service of the Year Award at the national Home Improvement Agency (HIA) and Handyperson Awards hosted at the House of Lords. The annual awards, which are organised by Foundations – the national body for Home Improvement Agencies -recognise excellence across a range of housing support […]

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From Hospital to Home – We’re Here to Help

Since 1st April 2014 Manchester residents who are over 60 and have been treated at North Manchester General Hospital can now benefit from a new personalised hospital discharge service. Building on the highly successful and well established home from hospital service which offers a telephone follow up service to all over 60s who have visited […]

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Silverlinks Session Coming To South Manchester This November

Are you over 60 and live in Manchester? The SILVERLINKS project provides older people with information about their housing options so they can plan for the future Want to know more? Come along to a free information session “Housing & Social Care Options for Older People”  On 22 November 2013 1.30pm – 4.00pm  at  The […]

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