Wai Yin Zoom Gardening Group

Do you like gardening?  Would you like to talk to other gardeners during the lockdown?

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Wai Yin Services Update: (Sheung Lok Centre, HQ Office and Welcome Centre)

We suspended face to face work during COVID-19 period.  If you need help, please call the following hotline or email us.

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COVID-19 Update – Centre closures and temporary service suspension

Centre closures and temporary service suspension Wai Yin Society has been taking protective measures to safeguard the health and well-being of our service user, volunteers, and staff against the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus in recent weeks. And because of additional guidance from the government about non-essential contact and social distancing, regrettably, we have not taken the decision lightly to close all our centres and suspend our classes and activities at all the centres from Friday 20th March.

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Ambition for Ageing – Ageing Equally?

We are delighted to announce that the Wai Yin Society has been commissioned by Ambition for Ageing (AfA), as one of ten organisations, to deliver a research project as part of a wider programme, “Ageing Equally?” We will be researching how Chinese older people in Manchester, especially disabled people and those who speak different community languages, can grow old and happy Specifically, we will be exploring traditional Chinese beliefs of growing old, as well as difficulties faced by the older disadvantaged Chinese community in their daily lives, and gaps in services provided in order to reduce isolation and loneliness.

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Wuhan Novel Coronavirus 武汉新型冠状病毒

Wuhan Novel Coronavirus   Below is the information from UK Government website < https://www.gov.

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New Course Timetable from Jan to Mar 2020 (新課程時間表)

Wai Yin’s ETE Team have published our exciting new timetable for the new term (Jan to Mar 2020) which, as always, offers a wide range of courses for everyone in the community.  Our classes always aim to give our learners the tools to improve their English and ICT knowledge whilst learning a wide range of valuable skills which will help them to improve their employment prospects, access volunteering opportunities and live independent lives.

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Women Together Project – ‘Tea and Confidence Workshops’ and our ‘Women’s Art Groups’

As part of our new Women Together Project, starting in January 2020, we have some exciting new free activities for our female learners including our ‘Tea and Confidence Workshops’ and our ‘Women’s Art Groups’. The Tea and Confidence Workshops are learning sessions designed around making new friends, improving language skills, gaining new knowledge and building confidence.

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Sheung Lok Radio (All FM 96.9) Training

We are delighted to offer training in radio production (bi-lingual) to new volunteers.  Thanks are due to funding from Ambition for Ageing.

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Celebration of the Talents and Hobbies

Celebration of the talents and hobbies of those who use the Welcome Centre on Thursday 19th December from 11am to 1pm.  We are holding an event to showcase the wonderful range of skills that we have at the Welcome Centre from rearing chickens and gardening to cooking and playing guitar.

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Diabetes My Way on Monday 9th December from 10am to 12 noon

Diabetes My Way – information and awareness raising drop in at the Welcome Centre on Monday 9th December from 10am to 12 noon.  We have the Health Development Co-ordinator coming in, information for people to take away and free healthy snacks.

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Women Together Project

The Women Together Project is an exciting new Wai Yin Society project starting in January 2020. The project is for BME women who are economically inactive and it aims to build their confidence, skills and work readiness by involving them in activities which boost their sense of wellbeing and self-esteem.

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New Course Timetable (新課程時間表)

Wai Yin’s ETE Team have published our exciting new timetable for the new term which, as always, offers a wide range of courses for everyone in the community. Our classes always aim to give our learners the tools to improve their English and ICT knowledge whilst learning a wide range of valuable skills which will help them to improve their employment prospects, access volunteering opportunities and live independent lives.

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A visit to the Chatsworth House on 8th August 2019

On Thursday 8th August 2019 Way Yin’s members, ETE learners, Motiv8 participants and families from the Manchester Maya Project visited Chatsworth House in the Peak District.  The group travelled in two coaches from the Welcome Centre in Cheetham Hill and the Dr Sylvia Sham Centre in Manchester city centre.

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Day Trip to Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales 3.5 miles northeast of Bakewell and 9 miles west of Chesterfield.

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Crossing the Borders

You are invited to join Wai Yin to celebrate Crossing the Borders.  See artworks created by Wai Yin members with artist Julie Mosley on display in the gallery, depicting stories of migration and hear audio recordings expressing hope, loss and joy living in this country.

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