History talk – three Manchester botanists, Thurs 3rd June 1.30pm

Here is the link to the  Thursday 3rd June History talk, by Rachel Webster, Curator of Botany at the Manchester Museum. Rachel will give a virtual tour around the Museum´s Herbarium and will talk about the “three Manchester botanists” Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87883623103?pwd=dC9lNjZxR1p2VWJURTNjelFrVHZZQT09 Meeting ID: 878 8362 3103 Passcode: 013263 This is the second ofContinue reading History talk – three Manchester botanists, Thurs 3rd June 1.30pm

Older People’s Digital Inclusion Officer

Older People’s Digital Inclusion Officer The three care groups Didsbury Good Neighbours, Chorlton Good Neighbours and Assist (Fallowfield) have been jointly awarded some Covid Impact funding.  Part of the funding is to create and oversee a digital inclusion project to support older South Manchester residents to engage more confidently with technology in particular, computers, smartContinue reading Older People’s Digital Inclusion Officer

Information about vaccination sites in Manchester. January 2021

Information about vaccination sites in Manchester.    January 2021 Dear All CGN is receiving telephone calls from all sorts of people seeking clarification about vaccine sites. I know some of our older residents have either been invited to the Etihad, whereas others have been contacted to go elsewhere through the GP. In order to support yourContinue reading Information about vaccination sites in Manchester. January 2021

Gerrard’s The Builders Zoom history talk: Thursday Feb 4th at 1.30pm

David Roughley is giving the next Zoom history talk on Thursday Feb 4th at 1.30pm on Gerrard’s The Builders  We will circulate the zoom invitation to the talk nearer to the time The building firm of J. Gerrard and sons was started in 1864 by Jonathan Gerrard.  The business became a major construction company  basedContinue reading Gerrard’s The Builders Zoom history talk: Thursday Feb 4th at 1.30pm

History talk on Irving Berlin Thursday Dec 10th 2020 at 1:30pm  

Dear All Hope everyone is doing ok . Our next history talk is a week later than usual on 10th December but hopefully you will still be able to join us. Here are the details :  Irving Berlin was one of the greatest songwriters of the twentieth century. His songs inspired and entertained America through the Great Depression and two WorldContinue reading History talk on Irving Berlin Thursday Dec 10th 2020 at 1:30pm