Local Care and Support Resources

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue is committed is committed to keeping people safe from fire in the home, but we also help and advise on health and home security.

One way of doing this is a free ‘Safe and Well’ visit carried out by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Staff. A Safe and Well visit includes:

  • Fitting smoke alarms if needed
  • Identifying risks and offering advice about fire safety and home security
  • Brief advice about wellbeing
  • Providing risk reduction equipment
  • Directing people to other services and activities

Find out more at: www.manchesterfire.gov.uk


Park Run organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience; we welcome you all.

If you’re interested in signing up to run at an existing parkrun event, or you fancy starting an event where you live please visit their website.