Chorlton Good Neighbours Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre

Chorlton Good Neighbours  Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre   Royal Exchange Theatre’s Andy Barry is bringing his Elders Company to Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) for a free public workshop on May 9th 2018 at 10am. Open to all aged 60+ in South Manchester. Places are limited so book early! The workshop gives retiredContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Stage Production supported by Royal Exchange Theatre

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s   

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s    Getting Older In Manchester Should Mean Getting Bolder & Having an Even More Fulfilling Life! Chorlton Good Neighbours support Manchester’s Ageing Well initiative with a free Drama Course for people age 60+  Available to anyone in Chorlton, Chorlton Park and Whalley Range; the Workshops are fundedContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch Free Drama Workshops for over 60s   

Good Neighbours on  “Holding Back the Years”. Friday 23rd of March, BBC1 9.15am

At the Good Neighbours Coffee Morning on 7th Dec 2017. A BBC team came to film some members for the programme series “Holding Back the Years”. We now know that this series will air on Monday 12th March on BBC 1 at 9.15am it will run Monday – Friday for 2 weeks, the episode Good NeighboursContinue reading Good Neighbours on  “Holding Back the Years”. Friday 23rd of March, BBC1 9.15am

Coffee Morning Talk about Charlie Peace

Thursday 23rd November 2017 saw 86 people gather at the normal coffee morning – our coffee mornings are very popular!. They were there to hear dramatist Nakib Narat tell the story of notorious victorian criminal Charlie Peace. Charlie Peace himself made a guest appearance where he was suitably booed by the crowd! (see http://www.twentythree.plus.com/MAP/chorlton.html)

Access to Technology for Older People Phil Robinson’s research for CGN Phil Robinson, a CGN volunteer who is also an IT specialist, has recently developed an access to technology questionnaire for older people. This has been completed by CGN users and by people in sheltered housing in Brook Court (6) and Ivycourt (20). Approximately 70Continue reading

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