Writing the Future

We were delighted to host part our Lottery Heritage Funded Project – Writing the Future (Young Roots) in  partnership with Manchester Museum on 16th September 2017. This took the shape of a Family Fun day for interested members of the public.

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Citizen’s Commendation

Wai Yin Society were absolutely delighted, and honoured, yesterday afternoon, to receive a Citizen’s Commendation from Greater Manchester Police. The award was for: “Dedicated and continuous support, playing an integral part in forging strong community links with residents of China Town and further afield.

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New Term Classes Timetable (September to December 2017)

A new term classes timetable (September to December 2017) has been confirmed.  If you are interested in attending the class, please come to our Centre to do the initial assessment and enrolment.

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Radio Sheung Lok Nominated for 2017 Community Radio Awards

We are proud to announce that Radio Sheung Lok in association with All FM has been nominated for the 2017 Community Radio Awards: Community Development Project of the Year.   It is good to know that all the hard work of the Sheung Lok Radio team hasn’t gone unnoticed, bringing a voice to the local Chinese community in true pioneering spirit.

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Receptionist/Administrator

Wai Yin Society seeks an Receptionist/Administrator to provide administrative work at our main office on Swan Street. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal communication skills and reception skills, as well as good IT skills.

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Believing in Young People

We are delighted to announce that Wai Yin Society has recently achieved the Ambition Quality Bronze Award. This award is only available to organisations that provide services to young people.

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Day Trip to Rhyl North Wales

Wai Yin Society are organising a summer day trip to Rhyl, a seaside town, in North Wales, on Thursday 17th August 2017. The trip will be fun for all the family.

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Learning about Autism

Following the very successful talk about autism to parents and carers, earlier this year, given by a qualified medical doctor, we are now pleased to offer a six week training course. As places are limited, please contact Amy Wong on 0161 833 0377 as soon as possible, if you are interested.

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Cycling and Social Inclusion

(Wai Yin Society welcomes Mobike) The recent upturn in popularity of cycling on British roads does not seem as evident for ethnic minority groups or the disadvantaged in British society. This is an area for research.

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Learn My Way IT Class Graduation July 2017

Our Learners completed their Learn My Way Basic IT class and used their new skills to go shopping online! It just shows that with a little help, we can all go on to be confident with Computers and the internet.

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Breastfeeding Festival: Understanding Communities and Cultures

On Saturday 24th June, 2017, I was invited to speak on Chinese cultural awareness around pregnancy, labour and breastfeeding, at the Salford Royal Hospital annual breastfeeding Festival. The audience comprised a mixture of healthcare professionals – doctors, midwives, nurses, and healthcare visitors – as well as parents from the public.

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Active Citizens, Empowered Voices

We take great pleasure in sharing with you that with the funding supported by a grant from Tony Lloyd Police & Crime Commissioner, we were given the opportunity to carry out “Active Citizens, Empowered Voices (ACEV) Project”. This project aims to enable people, particularly from BME communities, to gain confidence in English communication skills as well as supporting to build a safer and stronger community in Manchester especially in North Manchester area.

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Carers Week 2017: 12 – 18 June

I was a speaker in London yesterday (Monday 12 June) on the work of Wai Yin Society for carers; these are people that are often unpaid, elderly themselves, and making an immense contribution to local communities.  三地華人機構代表聚倫敦 研討關注無薪照顧者 The seminar was entitled ‘The State of Caring: Towards Building a Supportive Community for the Wellbeing of the Elderly and their Carers’.

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Dr Sylvia Sham Memorial Service

Date: 14th July 2017 (Friday) Venue: Sheung Lok Well Being Centre Grosvenor Centre Manchester M13 8UB Time: 11:30-14:30 *Sharing *Music *Art Work *Celebration Lunch will be provided If you have any enquiries, please contact Wai Yin HQ 0161 833 0377 or email: [email protected]

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Wai Yin Society Board Members Recruitment

Wai Yin Society’s Board are seeking to appoint three new members to ensure we have the capacity and skills to oversee the next phase of our work; to include a treasurer and an individual with experience of legal work and/or human resources. For more information, please click the link to download the full job description: WY Board Member Recruitment 2017 How to apply Kindly submit a CV and a covering letter by 14th July 2017 (Friday), 5pm, stating why you wish to be considered for the role, to [email protected]

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