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

May 22, 2020 by in category Passionate Pair, Social Value

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 […]

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Yellow Jigsaw accepted on NatWest Accelerator Programme

March 5, 2020 by in category Client Work, Communications, Passionate Pair, PR, Social Value

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 […]

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Two new schools for Media Cubs project

March 2, 2020 by in category Media Cubs

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 […]

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

March 2, 2020 by in category Media Cubs, Passionate Pair

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 […]

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

February 5, 2020 by in category Talking About My Generation

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 […]

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People across Greater Manchester given SPACE to create and connect

November 22, 2019 by in category Talking About My Generation

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 […]

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

November 22, 2019 by in category Talking About My Generation, Uncategorized

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 […]

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

October 8, 2019 by in category Talking About My Generation

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 […]

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“It’s not the wrinkles, it’s the twinkles!” – event shows how to be age proud

October 8, 2019 by in category Talking About My Generation

Our reporter, Mike Dodd, attended the Greater Manchester Older People’s Network Action Group – to give a presentation on how to help change the record on ageing as part of the Talking About My Generation campaign. Here, one of our other reporter’s – Chris Vickers – reports on the day. “Following arrivals and coffee, our host, […]

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High five for Yellow Jigsaw as we celebrate our milestone birthday

September 23, 2019 by in category Communications, Events, Passionate Pair

We were delighted that friends, family, clients and colleagues joined us to celebrate our fifth birthday, which took place at The Foundry, Manchester on September 18. From clients who believed from us from the start of our journey and continue to do so – including Nichola Howard, director of Launch Events North West, Emma Smith […]

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