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

Co-op celebrates the funds raised by its members for Local Causes

This Wednesday (19-04-17), the Co-op held an event at the Hardy Lane store to celebrate the money raised for 3 local charities including Good Neighbours over the last 6 months. Here are some photos from the event. Helen, Angela and Bob (with his grandchildren) were there to cut the cake and talk to the staffContinue reading Co-op celebrates the funds raised by its members for Local Causes

List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range

List of Community and Social Support Contacts  for older people in Chorlton & Whalley Range This list has been drawn from a list of such groups in South Manchester circulated bythe Chorlton Dementia Support Group, As with all such lists it soon becomes out of date as some groups and services close and others emerge.Continue reading List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range

CGN Garden update

Garden has been doing well recently, but not enough sunshine (for us and the plants). Still, we are beginning to enjoy some produce including rhubarb, peas, beans, courgettes, cauliflower, garlic and red currants. Rain eventually stopped play today (15th July) but beginning to think about our plans for the future, including some additional raised beds

Easter egg time at Chorlton Good Neighbours

Ann Moran from the local Morrrisons store came with 60 easter eggs for volunteers and older service users at the Good Neighbours coffee morning on 24 March.. These had been donated by staff and the general public. 91 year old Sofja Szyman looking terrific at the Good Neighbours Easter Egg coffee morning