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
Friday 13th December saw 16 CGN members brave the very wet and windy weather to travel in to the Bridgewater Hall for another session organised by Amy Hughes of Live Music now. These events are part of the venue’s outreach work, and happen usually monthly, enabling young professional artists to perform for an older audience.Continue reading Live Music now at the Bridgewater Hall
“Coming home for Christmas” was performed by the CGN drama group at the coffee morning on Dec 12th 2019. It involved a lot of seasonal singing as the pictues show
Melodics at coffee morning Many thanks to CGN’s own singing group, the Melodicsa for getting everyone into a Christmas mood by singing carols at the last Coffee morning before Christmas, Dec 12th 2019
Final coffee morning before the Christmas break What a busy morning that was on Thursday 12th December. Not only did we have the usual birthdays to celebrate but the students from Salford University returned to complete their filming of one of our older members,Esther, as she took part in the drama group performance ‘Coming homeContinue reading Final coffee morning before the Christmas break, Dec 2019
CGN drama group have been practising their short sketch “Coming home for Christmas” which is set in a department store. The group will be performing on Thursday 12th December at the final Coffee morning of the year, and will be joined by the CGN Melodics to round off with some festive songs and carols. SomeContinue reading “Coming home for Christmas” Good Neighbours Drama Group
It’s that time of year again…….ho ho ho Christmas has arrived early at CGN , starting with the party on 1st December when 65 people turned out to have fun with pass the parcel, quizzes on general knowledge and TV theme tunes, and also the obligatory game of ………eyes down! The Bobbysocks Entertainment was byContinue reading It’s that time of year again…….ho ho ho!