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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 amason@careandrepair-manchester.org.uk. Alternatively, keep checking these web pages as all latest news and press releases will appear here.

Manchester Care & Repair named Home Improvement Agency of the Year 2021!

National Healthy Housing Awards 2021 – winners revealed The achievements of council teams, charities and inspirational frontline staff in supporting independent living have been celebrated at the National Healthy Housing Awards. This year’s awards highlight how those working to ensure homes are safe and accessible have been at the forefront of supporting vulnerable people through […]

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Manchester Care & Repair On The Radio

Manchester Care & Repair Chief Executive Officer Alice Mason recently appeared on BBC Radio Manchester to have a chat about our services with presenter Becky Want. Our client Janet joined them to discuss how we were able to help when her boiler was condemned. Please visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09xs4dp to listen. The interview starts at 50:22.

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Manchester Care & Repair helping older patients to live well at home

A new Integration in Action ‘quick read’ shows how linking practical housing help to patients being discharged from Manchester hospitals improves the safety and health of older and disabled residents.

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HandyHelp Update – May 2021

Our handyperson service has been working in a reduced capacity in recent months, with a focus on health-related / higher priority works. However, based on the government’s roadmap out of lockdown we are now accepting referrals for our full range of works, with visits starting again from  Monday 17th May 2021.  Please do give us a call on 0161 […]

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Big Energy Saving Winter 2020/21

Big Energy Saving Winter is an annual campaign run by Citizens Advice in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Energy Saving Trust. As a local partner, Manchester Care and Repair are holding events throughout Big Energy Saving Winter to encourage local residents to find out how to save […]

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Big Energy Saving Week 2020

Manchester Care & Repair are taking part in Big Energy Saving Week 2020. It is a national campaign to help people cut their energy bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to. We all have the power to save energy, money and the environment through everyday actions. The campaign raises public awareness […]

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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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