Volunteer training – motivations for volunteering with older people

Support for Volunteers   10 volunteers attended a July session on their motivations for volunteering with older people, what preconceptions they had and how this compared to the realities. Here’s a small selection of some of their reflections The realities when you started volunteering: The Positives I feel I made a difference I am verballyContinue reading Volunteer training – motivations for volunteering with older people

Talk on history of Manchester’s Victorian glass industry

David Willars was an excellent speaker at last Thursday’s history talk (06-06-19). The topic was the almost forgotten history of Manchester’s Victorian glass industry , complete with some prime exhibits. One attendee commented that they had come along just to give the usual support but said they found it all fascinating and they had learntContinue reading Talk on history of Manchester’s Victorian glass industry

June Sunday Tea

Last Sunday 2nd June saw people come together for the usual monthly Sunday tea (always the first Sunday in the month). Volunteer drivers brought in 35 people who enjoyed a hot meal and pudding, bingo and a raffle and entertainment this time from Dave Beaumont. Thanks as always to the volunteers who give up theirContinue reading June Sunday Tea