A report by DEMOS (2019) found that 6m older people (55+) are physically inactive and of those 50% are completely inactive, doing no exercise whatsoever. This costs the NHS over £90m per year and lead to a lot of older people having fall and not being able to get out and about in the communityContinue reading Exercise – 10today and can you spot Bernard
Gurbir Singh at the Chorlton Good Neighbours History group, June 7th 2012 gave a talk about the day that Yuri Gagarin, the Russian cosmanaut and first man in space, visited Manchester on 12th July 1961. He came through Chorlton and was presented with a medal by the Foundry Workers Union based at Brooks Bar, WhalleyContinue reading Joyce, Gagarin and Russian TV
Co ordinator Helen Hibberd writes “What a week …… so busy with all the extra activities on top of the normal schedule. You cant beat this job for getting so much personal satisfaction from bringing people together, having fun, and generating community spirit…” Nov 19-23 2018 was the week of the play “Snowed in” whichContinue reading A busy week for Chorlton Good Neigbours
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!
FREE TV Licence for over 75’s Any one in Manchester age 75 and over is entitled to claim a free TV Licence for their main address. There are currently over 50,000 free TV Licences issued each year in Manchester and TV Licensing has asked us to encourage any of our members who are eligible for the concession toContinue reading Free TV Licence for over 75’s
Photogallery of the event celebrating our Word War Two veterans held on Feb 7th 2013 at Chorlton Good Neighbours. Click on any photo to see slide show Thanks to Carolyn O’Hanlon for the photos
Granada Reports interviews Good Neighbours user, Bob Cowan, a WW2 Arctic Convoy veteran, following a campaign by Chorlton Good Neighbours to get the UK government to allow him to receive a Russian medal in recognition of his wartime service