Interviews with Good Neighbours Volunteers We recently interviewed three of our Good Neighbours volunteers, Ray, Janice and Cathy in which they talk about their experience of volunteering and why they do it
The value of Chorlton Good Neighbour’s exercise classes
The Wilbraham Road Co-op in Chorlton was officially re-opened this morning after its refurbishment. Chorlton Good Neighbours was asked to ‘cut’ the ribbon which Arthur did on our behalf. Earlier they had dropped into the Good Neighbours coffee morning with some free food for all who came Roll on the opening of the Beech RoadContinue reading Good Neighbours cut the ribbon at the local Co-op
Christmas time…..and a lot of events at CGN Decorating the hall with window displays. Marianne, Sue and Susan did a marvellous job creating festive window displays …. The Christmas party on Sunday 2nd December saw 65 of our older users come together to enjoy food, bingo, pass the parcel, quiz, and entertainment from the Chorlton UkeleleContinue reading Christmas is coming at CGN…
Chorlton Good Neighbours, Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ email email@example.com Tel 0161 881 -2925 Dear Good Neighbour Although it may seem some time ago, many thanks to everyone who supported the Annual General Meeting in September; it was a fantastic occasion with about 90 peopleContinue reading November Newsletter
Chapel en le Frith This trip took place on Wednesday 24th October. Photos taken below include setting off in the coach, having a meal the inside the pub, the games of bingo and the quiz. The great thing about this trip is that it is only a 45 minute coach ride away, including using the newContinue reading Trip to Hanging Gate pub
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Chorlton Good Neighbours Drama Workshops Suitable for all Ages and all abilities. Booking Now! “Getting Older in Manchester Means Getting Bolder & Having More Fulfilling Lives!” Ten weekly subsidised morning sessions starting on Wednesday September 19th 2018 in Wilbraham St Ninian’s Church Hall, Corner of Egerton Road South/Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton. 10-12 noon Make new friends, GainContinue reading CGN Drama Workshops start on Sep 19th
In the lead up to our performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd, a film about the making of the play and how it came about was shown. The film was made by Marc Grundy, whoContinue reading ‘LoveChester 70s – the Film!
Following our successful performance of ‘LoveChester 70s – What Are You Doing Sunday Baby’ at the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thurs July 12th, the CGN drama group gave our public world premiere, (and only public performance) of the play at HOME as part of their ” A City Seen” series on Monday July 23rd LeadingContinue reading Lovechester 1970s has its world premiere at HOME!
Sunday Teas in May, with entertainer Teresa Harper Every first Sunday of each month Good Neighbours holds an afternoon tea. We arrange transport via a pool of our volunteer drivers to ensure that those with mobility problems or are isolated can come along and join in the fun This month we had entertainer Teresa HarperContinue reading Sunday tea in May at Good Neighbours
In 1974 Sardar and Parveen started the Shareen Fashions business in the local Chorlton village, catering for clothes for all the family. The store quickly established a reputation for a friendly service always willing to go the extra mile and began to be known for not just the range of clothing in-stock but also sourcingContinue reading Shareen Fashions – closing after 44 years in Chorlton
Kathy took us again this week for our fourth drama group workshop. We followed up on last week exercise and extended our short sketches (or vignettes) on “The first time I…..” For my group this was about the first time Christine had been on an aeroplane as a teenager. We also did a variety ofContinue reading Good Neighbours Drama Workshops: week 4
‘Arts should be available on prescription’ This article on the BBC website, describes what Chorlton Good Neighbours already does: https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/arts-should-be-available-on-prescription/p064lnfp Here is what Helen, our coordinator says: “This is exactly what we do and can do more of but the question remains – who is going to fund this? As often we need skilled facilitatorsContinue reading ‘Arts should be available on prescription’
Some of us from Good Neighbours went to the Benito Lounge opening night in Chorlton on Wednesday. Benito’s have chosen us as the local charity to support so £1 from each burger sold and 50p from each coffee for the first month will go to Good Neighbours. We did check them out first because weContinue reading Good Neighbours at the Benito Lounge