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Accessibility Standards

The Greater Manchester Older People's Network website adheres to modern W3C standards and is WAI compliant: 'Web Content Accessibility Guidelines':

To enlarge any page you are viewing, simply press CTRL+PLUS (or COMMAND+PLUS on a Mac computer)

To decrease size, press CTRL+MINUS (or COMMAND+PLUS on a Mac computer)

On smartphones or tablets, you can zoom in using two fingers to 'spread' the display. 

For more short cuts read the Windows Internet Explorer: Quick Reference page:

Viewing our Website

We recommend using Internet Explorer 8 or above; Safari,  Firefox or Chrome


At Greater Manchester Older People's Network, we use Microsoft Office 2003 for our word processing, presentations, spreadsheets and desk top publishing documents.

If you are using software that is earlier than 2003, you may be unable to read our online Microsoft documents. For a full set of Microsoft viewers and converters, please go to:

Alternatively, you may wish to install Open Office which should open all our online files. This is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

More info at

Errors and Missing Links

Please let us know if there are any missing pages, files, or corrupted links by emailing us at

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