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

Talk on history of Manchester’s Victorian glass industry

David Willars was an excellent speaker at last Thursday’s history talk (06-06-19). The topic was the almost forgotten history of Manchester’s Victorian glass industry , complete with some prime exhibits. One attendee commented that they had come along just to give the usual support but said they found it all fascinating and they had learntContinue reading Talk on history of Manchester’s Victorian glass industry

June Sunday Tea

Last Sunday 2nd June saw people come together for the usual monthly Sunday tea (always the first Sunday in the month). Volunteer drivers brought in 35 people who enjoyed a hot meal and pudding, bingo and a raffle and entertainment this time from Dave Beaumont. Thanks as always to the volunteers who give up theirContinue reading June Sunday Tea

FREE Drama Workshops for All Ages with Circus Skills!

Chorlton Good Neighbours Launch 4th FREE Drama Workshops for All Ages with Circus Skills! June 5th to 31st July 2019.  10:15am -12:15 at St Ninian’s Church Hall, Wilbraham Rd M21 OXJ Develop new skills Make new friends.  Gain self-confidence & Enjoy Performing for a Supportive Audience.   Chorlton Good Neighbours support Manchester’s Ageing Well initiative with Manchester’sContinue reading FREE Drama Workshops for All Ages with Circus Skills!

What’s On at Chorlton Good Neighbours in early June

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