Geo-located walk of Chorlton along Beech Road

Good Neighbourshave received a request from central Library Colleague David Govier , about a Geo located walk of Chorlton along Beech Road David writes :  We’ve just published a geo-located walk of Chorlton using oral histories with people talking about Beech Road and the area around it in the early 20th century: https://northwestsoundheritage.org/2022/04/12/chorlton-sound-walk/ The walkContinue reading Geo-located walk of Chorlton along Beech Road

Digital Support sessions

A reminder that every Thursday morning technical suport sessions are held at Chorlton Good Neighbours  from 10am to 11.30am – the same time as the weekly coffee mornings These sessions are open to anyone who want to find out how to get the best out of their smart phones, ipads or laptops. Aidan McIlroy isContinue reading Digital Support sessions

Zoom History talk Thurs 7th April at 1.30pm Manchester’s Slum Clearances: Hulme and Moss Side

Zoom History talk Thurs 7th April at 1.30pm Manchester’s Slum Clearances Hulme and Moss Side Here is the link for next Thursday 7th April zoom History Talk, led by Bernard Leach, at  1.30pm . It is a really interesting local topic so we hope you can join us.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85003790345?pwd=KzhOaElHQmpKN2x5Mk91ODJqN1dOUT09  Meeting ID: 850Continue reading Zoom History talk Thurs 7th April at 1.30pm Manchester’s Slum Clearances: Hulme and Moss Side

Newsletter for Feb 2022

Dear All It has been great to see most of you back to our activities again and resuming home visits from our volunteers and staff. If ever you fancy trying something new, please just give me a ring and I can chat through with you what might suit. We also have funding for one ofContinue reading Newsletter for Feb 2022

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

Madge Addy – “The Manchester Nurse Who Became a Spy”, a talk by Chris Hall

Chris Hall gave a talk to the Chorlton Good Neighbours History Group (04-02-22) based on his biography of Madge Addy, a Manchester nurse who served alongside the International Brigades in Spain and went on to work as a British agent in Nazi-occupied France. Madge joined the International Brigade of volunteers fighting for the Republican causeContinue reading Madge Addy – “The Manchester Nurse Who Became a Spy”, a talk by Chris Hall