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The 2016 UK Heart Safe Awards will take place on Friday 7th October, held at the Midland Hotel, Manchester. Celebrate the 5th annual awards, and help recognise some outstanding achievements and applaud those who have gone above and beyond to create Heart Safe environments across the UK. Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 5th annual UK Heart Safe Awards. This year is set to be bigger than previous years, be part of this prestigious event by becoming a category sponsor. For more details, please visit

The Manchester Ball, in aid of The Factory Youth Zone will take place on Friday 11thNovember 2016, held at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester, it is an independent fundraising dinner. It is hosted each November and is generously supported by local business, industry and the professional community. It exists to raise funds and donates 100% of its proceeds each year to a local charity. We pride ourselves on hosting a professional, yet relaxed evening, whilst raising awareness and funds for our chosen charity, we bring you some of the best entertainment in the country for a fantastic evening.  For ticket information and available sponsorship packages please visit our website,

The Factory Youth Zone are hosting “United vs City Corporate football match; Red or Blue, which are you?”  A football match, based on the rivalry between the city’s two biggest football teams. To find out more about the event, date confirmation and details on how you can play or be a spectator please visit,

The Factory Youth Zone presents, this year’s exclusive golf day at the fantastic Northenden Golf Club in Manchester on Friday 23rd September 2016. This event offers a fabulous opportunity for great game of golf on one of the region’s premier courses, whilst raising much needed funds to provide disadvantaged children and young people with essential support that quite literally changes lives. For more information on this event please visit,

At Henshaws we are always on the lookout for companies to support our Skillstep students. If your business is interested in providing two week placements to our students, then please contact Julie Parrish at Henshaws would be thrilled to hear from you. For further details, contact her on,

Chrysalis are hosting a “Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking” themed Symposium.  The event will take place on Tuesday 13th September at Manchester Museum. Key messages on the day aim to result in Manchester becoming a safer place to live and work. For more information on this FREE event, please visit

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