The Good Neighbours garden in May Things are really beginning to move in the CGN garden and it was a hive of activity last Friday 15th May. Here are some photos and links to a short video about the garden in May This enhanced photo of the garden was taken a few weeks earlier inContinue reading The Good Neighbours garden in May
Here are a few photos taken of the Melodics singing group who performed to residents of Longford Home Edge Lane Chorlton on 30th October. In the run up to Christmas the Group are performing 6 different times at local sheltered housing schemes as well as other local residential homes. Leah Cavanah the Group’s leader hasContinue reading Melodics Concert at Longford Care Home
Planting Onions on the Good Neighbours plot Spring is happening but on this Friday in March (14-03-14) the weather was a bit chilly, especially as the previous Wednesday had been very warm. We used our time productively to put a new hard tyre wheel on the wheelbarrow (why they usually have pneumatic tyres, that always punctureContinue reading Planting some onions in the CGN Garden plot (video)
Storm Damage The great storm of 13th Feb 2014 will certainly be remembered in Manchester. With winds of over 70 mph buildings were damaged and trees were blown down all over the place. When we came for the Good Neighbours gardening group meeting on Friday 4th Feb we found that the greenhouse has been damagedContinue reading Garden Club surveys the storm damage
Christmas Meal 2013 75 Chorlton Good Neighbours users, volunteers, trustees and staff had an excellent Christmas meal at the Hough End Centre on Fri 13th December. Here are some photos of this event which as well as the meal included a raffle and bingo. All the proceeds from the raffle went as a tipContinue reading Christmas Meal 2013
Winter Warmer event at Trafalgar Court Good Neighbours had a stall at the “Winter Warmer” event at Trafalgar Court, an Anchor Housing scheme in Whalley Range on Thursday Nov 14th 2013. Carolyn O’Hanlon organised the stall and was helped by Peter Flynn and Bernard Leach The event was well attended, with lots of stalls andContinue reading Winter Warmer event at Trafalgar House (video)
Chorlton Good Neighbours Garden: The Story So Far For many years this piece of land at Wilbraham St Ninian’s Church in Chorlton lay unused and largely unseen; a mass of weeds and brambles covering the foundations of an old scout hut. Just eighteen months ago Chorlton Good Neighbours were looking for ways to engage moreContinue reading Chorlton Good Neighbours Garden: The Story So Far…….
The Chorlton History Group meets on the first Thursday of each month starting at 1.30pm, at Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Chorlton Next meeting: Thurs May 2nd 2013: Roy Chapman will give a talk on “The Lost Railways of South Manchester” Roy Chapman (on the right), Officer Commanding, Manchester 1940 Squadron Air Training Corps, as he welcomes the arrival of “The LancashireContinue reading History Group – May and June meetings