THE EQUITY Foundation celebrated its first year of serving as a community foundation by holding an event.

Friends, colleagues and representatives, including the Mayor of Trafford and Deputy Mayoress of Stockport, attended the event on February 4 at Stockport Art Gallery.

Covering South Manchester, Trafford and Stockport, the Equity Foundation has invested more than £165,000 to grassroots community projects and charities, directly benefiting around 15,000 people.