Chorlton Good Neighbours, Wilbraham St Ninians Church , Egerton Rd south, M21 0XJ Tel 881-2925 email : email@example.com 24.03.20 Dear Good Neighbour I thought you might appreciate a little note as CGN wants to keep in touch with you and offer our support in these challenging times, especially as most of you will be stayingContinue reading Update from Helen, CGN coordinator, 27-03-20
We are very grateful for people inquiring about helping out and volunteering with Chorlton Good Neighbours during this COVID-19 crisis. However, for the moment we are focusing on getting a sense of what local need is and who might be needing some support. Volunteers who are already with CGN, ( DBS checked and trainedContinue reading Offers of help & the COVID-19 crisis
Dear Volunteer I am so sorry I have not been in touch before but I have been waiting to give you some up to date information. Even if I send something out to you today and tomorrow, it could change again but I know you will be prepared for that, and act accordingly. As youContinue reading A message to our volunteers about the Coronavirus
This relatively new project is beginning to get well established , with two sessions taking place on the last Saturday morning of both January and February. Focused around a different theme each time , older members of CGN are paired with local writers (some also from CGN ) who listen to and record their memoriesContinue reading Stories of our Lives – an update
The day trips remain as popular as ever, particularly if it involves a nice meal some where and a coach ride that is no more than an hour away. Former trustee Marc Grundy found a brilliant pub in Mellor , and so a full coach load of 51 went there mid February for aContinue reading Trip to the Devonshire Arms , Mellor
As well as the usual visits from our Hear to Help colleagues and nurse Eileen , CGN has also welcomed plenty of other local colleagues and visitors to Thursday coffee mornings. This is so valuable as our older residents and volunteers have a chance to gain information about what else is going on locally orContinue reading Thursday coffee mornings during January and February.
Setting up a Neighbourhood Care Organisation in Ardwick Chorlton Good Neighbours were invited to give a talk to a group who are interested in setting up a community care group in the Longsight & Ardwick area of Manchester, bur focusing on Ardwick initially. As CGN has survived (and thrived) for over 50 years we areContinue reading Setting up a neighbourhood care organisation
Just a reminder about next Thursday 6th Feb talk by Steve Little on the forgotten burial grounds of Manchester. All welcome at 1.30pm here in the main hall at Wilbraham St Ninians Church. Other pieces of information which you might find useful: Next Monday 3rd Feb : Positive Living Group with Life Coach, Debra McCallionContinue reading Good Neighbours History Group 1.30pm Thurs 6th Feb
Mike Burgess from Manchester Care & Repair is coming to the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thursday 23rd January 10:00am – 12:00pm @ St Ninians Church Hall Next week is Big Energy Saving Week. Mike will give advice, tips and support to help you use your energy usage to make a difference!
Are you looking to get a bit fitter? Want to improve your flexibility, muscle tone and balance as well as have a chance to meet other people? Then why not join us at the exercise classes at Chorlton Good Neighbours. The classes are graded to suit all levels, and include a range of seated andContinue reading Exercise classes at Chorlton Good Neighbours – Mon am; Wed pm; Fri am
NEW FREE DRAMA WORKSHOPS Chorlton Good Neighbours Drama Workshops Begin On Wed Feb 12th 10.15am-12.15pm. This is the first of 10 weekly sessions and is available to anyone age 50+ All welcome! The sessions are easy going, sociable activities, where you can learn useful communication skills and meet new friends,. No experience is required.Continue reading New Free Drama Workshops start on Feb 12th 2020
What a party! The place ? Houghend Police club ……The date ? Thursday 19th December……..The result ? 110 people having a brilliant time … What’s not to enjoy when we have volunteer David Balderstone as the DJ , children from Chorlton High coming across to sing some Christmas carols , and the wonderful staff upContinue reading CGN Christmas Party, Thurs Dec 19th
Stories of our Lives Book launch This took place in the back room of Chorlton Library on Saturday 14th December. Older CGN members and writers who took part in the summer sessions, were able to come together again to celebrate the much awaited launch of the book . Jolene Sheehan , the main facilitator ofContinue reading Stories of our Lives Book launch, 14th Dec 2019