Thursday morning technical support sessions at CGN

Thursday morning tech training sessions at CGN  – laptops, smartphones and lots of advice Thursday mornings at Chorlton Good Neighbours (CGN) aren’t all about coffee mornings just now. Since September (check) we’ve been running sessions to sort out any problems with member’s laptops. tablets, iPads, smartphones or PC’s. A grant under the Council’s COVID ImpactContinue reading Thursday morning technical support sessions at CGN

Digital Drop in at Good Neighbours

Digital Drop in at Good Neighbours Chorlton Good Neighbours is holding digital drop in sessions on Thursday mornings 10am-11.30am. Its on at the same time as the coffee mornings so have a coffee and get advice on any issues you have with a smartphone, tablet or computer

Defibrillator demonstration

Today on  Thursday 18th October we welcomed Cath Brownhill and Jenny Slee who came to give a free talk and demo of how the defibrillator works. Especially important since we now have a defibrillator at CGN. In fact Monday 16th October was “world resuscitation and Save a life day” . 21 volunteers and older members from CGNContinue reading Defibrillator demonstration

‘Arts should be available on prescription’

‘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’

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

Drama workshop, week 2

26 people turned up for the second drama workshop on Wednesday (11-04-18). It included many new people who had heard about what the sessions were like and wanted to find out more. It was another hugely enjoyable session. A series of exercises led by Emily meant that we moved via simple wordplay and physical activitiesContinue reading Drama workshop, week 2

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