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Special delivery for the PM from our Media Cubs mini reporters

We could not be prouder of our Media Cubs mini reporters. It has been a rocky road for these Y6 pupils through the pandemic but school is now out for summer and it’s a wrap on their Media Cubs #RaiseYourHand campaign. Our mini reporters, led by Aisya, Sam and Jack, have conducted a successful campaign

By |2020-07-23T16:06:34+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Communications, Media Cubs, Passionate Pair, PR|0 Comments

We need actions not just words to avoid ‘metropolitan elite’ media trap

This week, Culture Minister John Whittingdale warned the BBC about pandering to the “metropolitan elite” of Manchester, as part of discussions about the future of the licence fee. Whittingdale told the Commons he was concerned the BBC was not doing enough to reflect the lives of people who live in smaller towns and rural areas

Yellow Jigsaw director announced as member of Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Group  

We are delighted to announce that our strategic director Grace Dyke has been selected as one of sixteen representatives of a new advisory group that will support the Mayor of Greater Manchester and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) leaders to include the social enterprise agenda in the delivery of the Greater Manchester Strategy and

By |2020-05-22T13:03:23+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Passionate Pair, Social Value|0 Comments

Yellow Jigsaw accepted on NatWest Accelerator Programme

Grace and Kirsty are delighted to be accepted on a business support programme that helps successful businesses to scale up. The NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator is a six-month programme for entrepreneurs with high growth businesses who are looking to increase investment or sales. The programme includes use of the Accelerator hub in Spinningfields, Manchester, one-to-one coaching support and tailored

Two new schools for Media Cubs project

Our Media Cubs project team is delighted to announce that we are delivering two new after-school clubs in primary schools in Trafford. The pop-up TV studio and newsroom will be hosted for 10 weeks in The Firs Primary School, and 12 weeks in Woodheys Primary School. A total of 30 budding reporters, aged 9-11, will join

By |2020-03-02T15:31:28+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Media Cubs|0 Comments

Yellow Jigsaw launches new website for Media Cubs and is set to grow with more clubs than ever in 2020

The Media Cubs team is set for an exciting year as a new website launches to support the growth of the programme. Media Cubs is a project of Yellow Jigsaw that was inspired by Yellow Jigsaw director Kirsty Day who, as a mum-of-two and journalist, failed to find clubs that celebrated the views, creativity and individuality of

By |2020-03-02T15:20:49+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Media Cubs, Passionate Pair|0 Comments

We have moved: New website launched for older people’s project in time for celebration event

Yellow Jigsaw has launched a new website as a legacy to a project that helped to change the record on growing older in Greater Manchester. The Talking About My Generation news team - made up of community reporters aged 50 and over from across Greater Manchester, have spent the last 12 months causing a big sensation; capturing

By |2020-02-05T22:09:44+00:00February 5th, 2020|Talking About My Generation|0 Comments

People across Greater Manchester given SPACE to create and connect

Art With Heart team at Eccles Library Salford reporter, Paul Sherlock, paid a visit to Art With Heart’s mobile wellbeing room – SPACE - in Eccles Library for a cuppa, a chat, plenty of feel-good activities and does exactly what it says on the tin – giving you space to unwind and connect. Here he

By |2019-11-22T15:20:25+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Talking About My Generation|1 Comment

84-year-old Ken Heathcote receives standing ovation at his first TEDx Talk

Bolton born-and-bred entrepreneur Ken Heathcote took to the stage as part of Bolton’s TEDx Talk event –  hosted by the University of Bolton - and his talk was met with a standing ovation. The event at the university’s Institute of Management, is part of an international network of talks. Speakers are challenged to share ‘ideas

By |2019-11-22T15:05:23+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Talking About My Generation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Salford Older People’s Day changed the record on ageing in the city

Our reporters – Paul Sherlock, Jean Friend and Bob Alston, joined dozens of others at Salford Older People’s Day held at Salford Museum and Art Gallery – which had a theme of being Age Proud. The day included creative, sport and tech activities as well as discussions that reflect both the spirit of this year’s

By |2019-10-08T15:03:47+00:00October 8th, 2019|Talking About My Generation|0 Comments
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