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groups in South Manchester circulated bythe Chorlton Dementia Support Group, As with all such lists it soon becomes out of date as some groups and services close and others emerge.Continue reading List of Community Groups and Social Support Contacts in Chorlton and Whalley Range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

Making Mosaics

Making Mosaic stepping stones for the Good Neighbours Garden Nicola Winters lead a craft session at Chorlton Good Neighbours to make some mosaics on paving stones, to be used in the Good Neighbours garden. Members of the gardening group and an art group that uses the church hall too. all participated in making mosaics toContinue reading Making Mosaics