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  • A room with a pew

    23 March 2015

    83-year-old Oldham resident Nancy Ryeberg was struggling. She’d been diagnosed with bone cancer 12 months earlier and could no longer use her bathroom, until Great Places stepped in.

  • Residents take to the red carpet at Community Stars Awards 2014

    26 January 2015

    Over 200 Great Places residents attended a glittering ‘Hollywood-style’ award ceremony at Gorton Monastery to celebrate their inspirational achievements in local communities across the north west and Yorkshire.

  • The Golden Girls

    07 January 2015

    It stands unassumingly on the corner of a street in Wybourn, Sheffield, but The Corner House community centre is the meeting place for a bunch of inspirational women – the Golden Oldies!

  • Christmas 2014 opening hours

    18 December 2014

    Our Christmas 2014 opening hours