We are now into week 3 of the 11 weeks of drama workshops at Good Neighbours. As well as those who have been to previous workshops we also welcomed several new people to the group. The first week we started working on improvisation (‘improv’). One exercise had us writing 100 words/phrases which gave a flavourContinue reading Drama Workshops explore improvisation
Chapel en le Frith This trip took place on Wednesday 24th October. Photos taken below include setting off in the coach, having a meal the inside the pub, the games of bingo and the quiz. The great thing about this trip is that it is only a 45 minute coach ride away, including using the newContinue reading Trip to Hanging Gate pub
In the lead up to our performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd, a film about the making of the play and how it came about was shown. The film was made by Marc Grundy, whoContinue reading ‘LoveChester 70s – the Film!
Our June Good Neighbours day trip was to the Longlands Hotel in Carnforth for a two course lunch and then over the road to the Farm Village for shopping. Volunteers supported the trip and helped people with wheelchair pushing and general assistance. Yet again we were lucky with the weather and everybody had a greatContinue reading Good Neighbours trip to the Longlands Hotel, Carnforth
Day Trip to Clevelys Chorlton Good Neighbours July trip to Clevelys was a great success. A wonderful opportunity for us to enjoy some sunshine, fish and chips and good company. After lunch in some of Clevelys finest cafes we were able to sit in the sunshine on the sea front, or enjoy some shopping. VolunteersContinue reading Day Trip to Clevelys
On Tuesday 14th October Chorlton Good Neighbours visited Rivington Barn in Bolton. After a delicious meal we were entertained by our host and compere John Norcott. The afternoon was spent dancing and singing along to many an uplifting song, followed by a game or two of Bingo. Many thanks to all the volunteers who madeContinue reading Trip to Rivington Barn
On Monday 22nd September, Chorlton Good Neighbours headed out to Bollington for our annual trip to the Poachers Inn. Surrounded by views of fields and horses, and with a perfect autumn day of gentle sunshine, a good time was had by all. The menu included tasty offerings of prawn cocktail and soup, roast dinner andContinue reading Visit to the Bourne Poacher
Good Neighbours day out at Rhos on Sea, July 2014 Dorothy and Joan enjoy the sunshine Trefor and Nora Capper, and Margaret and Maud enjoying the sea air. Pam and Sophia Enid and Jenny at the Mount Stewart Hotel The dining room at the Mount Stewart Hotel Joyce Mcaleer Continue reading Good Neighbours trip to Rhos on Sea
Day Trip to Llandudno On 11th Sep 2013 a full coach of Good Neighbours users and volunteers went on a day trip to Llandudno. Usually these trips get good weather, but it was a bit wet on this trip. Nevertheless, as can be seen from these clips Tess, Hilda, Pauline, Janice, Wayne and Pam allContinue reading Day Trip to Llandudno
Day out at the RAF Burtonwood Heritage Centre On 14th of September 2013, a group went along from Chorlton Good Neighbours to RAF Burtonwood in Warrington, where allied forces were based from 1940 right up till 1996, when the site was closed. It was a fantastic day, and despite theContinue reading Stars & Stripes day out
The July day trip was to the Bourne Poacher in Bollington. In this video some CGN members give their views about the trip and when they first came to Good Neighbours – and how they overcame their initial nervousness through the friendly welcome they received
A group of CGN members were invited to go to the penthouse suite on the 47th floor of Beetham Tower, Manchester’s tallest building. On 20th February 9 budding photographers made the trip into town and up to the top of the Beetham Tower. Luckily it was a bright day, with no wind or rain whichContinue reading Beetham Tower Photoshoot – not for the faint hearted
Several of us from Chorlton Good Neighbours went for a trip to Bury to watch FC United Play Rushall Olympic on a cold Saturday afternoon, 17th November. Unfortunately for us FCUM lost by 4-0, their worst defeat of the season. Whilst this rather dampened our enthusiasm a bit, we still had a good time.Continue reading Day Out at FC United
A small group from Chorlton Good Neighbours visited the Chill Factor – the UK’s longest indoor skiing and snowboarding slope – next to the Trafford centre. It was certainly an interesting place to look at, but we were soon glad to get out of the freezing viewing area and go for a cup of tea.