Local Toastmaster Royale, Terence McNicholls led 70 people in a wonderful celebration of the Queens 90th Birthday at the Thursday coffee morning on 9th June. As well as conducting the toast to her Majesty, members of the audience were invited to share their memories of meeting with Royalty and especially the Queen. Helen talked aboutContinue reading Celebration of the Queens 90th Birthday at Coffee Morning
The 2014 Chorlton Good Neighbours Christmas Meal was held on December 17th at the Hough End Centre. Here are some photos of the event. Special thanks go to the 5 year 7 students from Chorlton High School who sang carols to the assembled company which rounded off a great meal. Many thanks to all whoContinue reading Good Neighbours Christmas Meal 2014
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
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
Christmas Meal 2013 75 Chorlton Good Neighbours users, volunteers, trustees and staff had an excellent Christmas meal at the Hough End Centre on Fri 13th December. Here are some photos of this event which as well as the meal included a raffle and bingo. All the proceeds from the raffle went as a tipContinue reading Christmas Meal 2013
Good Neighbours Christmas Party The annual Good Neighbours Christmas Party was held on Sunday Dec1st 2013. It was a full house for the meal, raffle and entertainment provided by the Leetones – daughter Lisa and father Tony. This was a great start to the Christmas period with both users and volunteers having a a great time.
Winter Warmer event at Trafalgar Court Good Neighbours had a stall at the “Winter Warmer” event at Trafalgar Court, an Anchor Housing scheme in Whalley Range on Thursday Nov 14th 2013. Carolyn O’Hanlon organised the stall and was helped by Peter Flynn and Bernard Leach The event was well attended, with lots of stalls andContinue reading Winter Warmer event at Trafalgar House (video)
Chorlton Good Neighbours AGM, Sep19th 2013 A group photo of all the long serving volunteers (20+ years each) who were each presented with a plaque, together with Helen Hibbert, CGN coordinator who was presented with a gift to mark her 30 years working in CGN. Also on the left is the guest speaker at theContinue reading Good Neighbours AGM
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
Sunday Tea with the Leetones After Christmas it was back to normal for the Good Neighbour’s Sunday Teas which take place the first Sunday of each month. At this tea, members were entertained by the Tony and Lisa of the Lee Tones who sang such songs as Mary Wells’s “My Guy”, Connie Francis’s “Who’s SorryContinue reading Sunday Tea with the Leetones
Happy New Year to all our supporters. We are having a New Year’s lunch on Tuesday 8th January, midday for some of our older members who have spent the majority of Christmas on their own. A couple of requests to help us out: Has anybody got any Christmas crackers (unused!) that they can spare forContinue reading Happy New Year
Chorlton Good Neighbours Christmas Party was held on Sunday 2nd December. Despite the frosty weather there was a full turnout. Everyone enjoyed the christmas meal, games, bingo, raffle and music from entertainer Ken Ford.
Kim, from Cracking Good Food, led another cooking session at Good Neighbours on 30th October. On the menu was a warming and seasonal, pumpkin, leek and thyme soup and a cheese and onion flan. To finish off we made a lovely parkin cake. We ate all we produced and learnt a lot about soup, flanContinue reading Pumpkin & Leek Soup, Cheese Flan & Parkin
Typical Sunday Tea at Chorlton Good Neighbours, featuring bingo, food and music from members of the Beech Band