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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.

Join Our List of Contractors

We are inviting contractors and general builders covering all work types to apply to be included on our vetted list of contractors. Contractor’s details are issued direct to clients for most of the work, but we also have a team of Technical Officers who oversee building works on behalf of clients. The work ranges from […]

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Yorkshire Three Peaks Fundraising Challenge – 22.06.2019

Take on the legendary Yorkshire Three Peaks and help raise funds for Manchester Care & Repair. Starting at Horton-in-Ribblesdale, the walk is approximately 25 miles in length with an elevation gain of over 1,000m. During the challenge you will be supported by a qualified Mountain Leader from ‘Lost Earth Adventures’ guiding you all the way. […]

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Fundraising Night – Saturday 6th October 2018 @ St. Kent’s, Fallowfield

Please visit www.mydonate.bt.com/events/mcrfundraiseroct18 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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Manchester Care & Repair Seeks New Volunteer Board Members

Do you have a background in business development, finance or fundraising? Would you get satisfaction from helping to direct a local charity? Our activities Manchester Care & Repair provides award-winning quality services to help older people and people living with a disability to live safely at home. Through a dedicated team of staff and volunteers […]

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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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