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Round Midnight collaborate with VRU to deliver violence reduction curriculum using virtual reality technology

Round Midnight and the Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit are working with five schools in Oldham, Stockport, and Wigan to trial a new curriculum designed to make sustained improvement to the lives of young people and their communities by tackling the underlying causes of crime and instilling social empathy. Across the five schools (two primaries, […]

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Students from Oldham College graduate from StreetDoctors StepWise programme

On the 1st December, 21 young people from Oldham College graduated from Street Doctor’s StepWise programme – a six-week youth engagement and education programme that enables young people affected by violence to learn, share, and teach emergency lifesaving skills and find out more about healthcare careers from inspiring role models. The programme at Oldham College […]

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Mayor and Deputy Mayor visit Manchester community alliance formed by Greater Manchester’s Violence Reduction Unit

Community organisations in Manchester have shared the positive impact of the community alliance and community-led pilot project led by the Violence Reduction Unit on local people. Members of the Manchester community alliance met with the Mayor and Deputy Mayor on Monday 15 November at Hideaway Youth Project in Moss Side, to discuss progress against five […]

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Prevention of gun and knife crime tutorial launched in Greater Manchester

Partners from across Greater Manchester have worked together to create a free tutorial for young people about gun and knife crime. The tutorial, designed to help prevent young people being persuaded into criminal, individual or group activity involving use of a violent weapon, covers a number of topics including the social pressures and challenges facing […]

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