David Roughley is giving the next Zoom history talk on Thursday Feb 4th at 1.30pm on Gerrard’s The Builders We will circulate the zoom invitation to the talk nearer to the time The building firm of J. Gerrard and sons was started in 1864 by Jonathan Gerrard. The business became a major construction company basedContinue reading Gerrard’s The Builders Zoom history talk: Thursday Feb 4th at 1.30pm
Mike Burgess from Manchester Care & Repair is coming to the Good Neighbours coffee morning on Thursday 23rd January 10:00am – 12:00pm @ St Ninians Church Hall Next week is Big Energy Saving Week. Mike will give advice, tips and support to help you use your energy usage to make a difference!
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
Alistair Lyall The Flying Scotsman Alistair Lyall gave an excellent talk at the History Group on Feb 6th 2014. A packed room of nearly 60 people heard him talk about his career as an engineer at Metrovics in Trafford Park. Some of the background information about the firm is included below. Alistair went on toContinue reading History of Metropolitan Vickers, Trafford Park (video)