Christmas Lantern Parade on Beech Road, Thurs 28th Nov, 5.45pm

CHRISTMAS LANTERNS LIGHT UP BEECH ROAD  More than 100 handmade lanterns will parade through Chorlton to mark the start of the festive season as Santa flicks the switch at the community Christmas light switch on event on Beech Road, on Thursday 28 November. School children from primary and secondary schools across the area have madeContinue reading Christmas Lantern Parade on Beech Road, Thurs 28th Nov, 5.45pm

Busy Coffee Morning

Last Thursday, 17th Jan coffee morning was very busy with a new year’s lunch for 50 people and entertainment from the schoolchildren of Oswald Rd School. Later singer/guitarist Dave Taylor also entertained whilst soup and roll was served. Our local PCSO’s bobbed in to chat with folk as well a local councillors Eve Holt and JoannaContinue reading Busy Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning Surprise – free cakes and Easter Eggs!

Staff from the Chorlton Morrisons store visited CGN at the coffee morning yesterday (29-03-18)  bringing lots of cakes with them including a big one donated as a raffle prize. Also all the 60 older people received an Easter egg from Morrisons as a surprise gift….many thanks to them for their generosity. Volunteer Arthur also heldContinue reading Coffee Morning Surprise – free cakes and Easter Eggs!

Talk on the History of Chocolate- including an Aztec drink

The thursday 2nd November History talk saw 40 people come to listen to Diana Leitch talking about the science of chocolate, including being able to sample the drink according to the recipe that was prepared by the Aztecs 2,000 years ago.. Everyone thought the talk was fascinating and really appreciated Diana’s knowledge and delivery. WeContinue reading Talk on the History of Chocolate- including an Aztec drink

Good Neighbours at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival

‘Octogenarian Cooks’ event On Wed Oct 5th there was an ‘Octogenarian Cooks’ event at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival:- “Shopping and cooking can be a challenge in older age. Not only due to health issues and affordability but also because many older people live alone. Yet older people often have great cooking skills and tastyContinue reading Good Neighbours at the Manchester Food & Drink Festival