22 episodes

That Great Manc Pod is Greater Manchester's Community Podcast. We'll introduce you to those incredible characters, inspirational heroes and fantastic groups that are at the heart of our Greater Manchester Communities. We're bringing The Arts to Our Communities and creating a real sense of Community in the Arts.

That Great Manc Pod MancMade Productions

    • Society & Culture

That Great Manc Pod is Greater Manchester's Community Podcast. We'll introduce you to those incredible characters, inspirational heroes and fantastic groups that are at the heart of our Greater Manchester Communities. We're bringing The Arts to Our Communities and creating a real sense of Community in the Arts.

    Youth & Community Work...Nadia Ali

    Youth & Community Work...Nadia Ali

    As part of The #MancSpirit #OurStockport Festival we chat with Nadia Ali, Founder and Chairperson of The Make a Difference Community Group..

    With over 25 years experience in the voluntary sector Nadia is a real powerhouse of positive change and is making a real difference to communities across Stockport.. 

    • 40 min
    Safeguarding Our Children...Rachael Diaczuk

    Safeguarding Our Children...Rachael Diaczuk

    As part of The #MancSpirit #OurStockport Festival we chat with Rachael Diaczuk about her work safeguarding children from exploitation in Stockport.

    Really interesting, and eye opening, conversation about the work Rachael and her colleagues do to protect and support some of the most vulnerable in our society.

    Any youth/community groups in Stockport that would like Rachael to attend and talk about exploitation to increase knowledge & awareness in the community, please DM her @RachaelDiaczuk1 (Twitter) 

    • 33 min
    Making a Difference... Emma Greenwood

    Making a Difference... Emma Greenwood

    Our first MancSpirit #OurBury Festival Special..

    Emma Greenwood, Youth MP for Bury and a very active activist.. Climate Action, Youth Strike Manchester and so much more..

    Massively passionate about making positive change in Bury, across Greater Manchester and
    the UK.. and, given the opportunity, around the world..

    ..and for what it's worth, we think she absolutely will..

    You can follow Emma @emma_ymp

    • 1 hr
    Making Good Things Happen... Ummrana Farooq

    Making Good Things Happen... Ummrana Farooq

    The Second MancSpirit #OurBury Festival Special..

    Ummrana Farooq is the kind of person who makes it seem that there are more than 24hrs in a single day..

    Councillor for Bury East. Founder of the groundbreaking BAME Project. Works for the NHS. Mum to 5 children..

    Bury are lucky to have her..

    You can follow Ummrana @BameProject

    • 59 min
    Humanity... Petro & Sheena, WWL NHS

    Humanity... Petro & Sheena, WWL NHS

    We chat with Petro and Sheena about their experiences and the work of the other brilliant people in their team at Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Intensive Care Unit during the pandemic.

    This Episode is a MancSpirit #OurWigan Festival Special..

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Writer... James Walton

    Writer... James Walton

    We chat with Wigan born writer James Walton..

    This Epsiode is a MancSpirit OurWigan Special

    • 1 hr 7 min

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