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 people there. If you go to the CGN website you will be able to access a copy of the Annual Report if you want a fuller picture ofContinue reading Nov-Dec CGN Newsletter
It has been a very busy summer of activities for CGN particularly for those related to cultural events. Through these we support older people in contributing and engaging in neighbourhood and city life. The first event was the CGN drama group taking part in the Festival of Manchester in Platt Fields on Saturday 31st August.Continue reading CGN drama groups presents – ‘Staying Alive for Barry Gibb’
New project : Stories of our Lives A new Project got off the ground in July /August which has brought together older CGN members with local writers. Supported by facilitators Jolene Sheehan and Nakib Narat and basing the project in a local supported housing scheme, Adastral House, the idea is bring together two groups ofContinue reading “Stories of our Lives” a new project to share memories
Two day trips out each with full coachloads of 51 CGN members and volunteers. The first trip in July was to Rhos on sea where people had a lovely 2 course meal at a pub near the Promenade and then had the rest of the afternoon looking in the shops or just enjoying the seaContinue reading Trips out to Rhos on Sea and to Trentham Gardens
Next Thursday’s history talk is by David Willars who will be talking about Manchester’s Victorian decorative glass industry and showing us some exhibits. 1.30 pm on Thursday 6th June all welcome. Thursday 6th June in the morning 10-11.30am – our ‘Hear to help’ colleagues will be here checking hearing aids and cleaning earmoulds, giving adviceContinue reading What’s On at Chorlton Good Neighbours in early June
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!