Nov-Dec CGN Newsletter

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

Volunteer training – motivations for volunteering with older people

Support for Volunteers   10 volunteers attended a July session on their motivations for volunteering with older people, what preconceptions they had and how this compared to the realities. Here’s a small selection of some of their reflections The realities when you started volunteering: The Positives I feel I made a difference I am verballyContinue reading Volunteer training – motivations for volunteering with older people

Interviews with Good Neighbours Volunteers

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

Christmas is coming at CGN…

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…

November Newsletter

Chorlton Good Neighbours, Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Rd South, M21 0XJ email   helen@chorltongoodneighbours.org              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

Trip to Hanging Gate pub

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

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