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Tony's Coffee Time Picks #28

Posted by Heather Madden on Monday 22nd March 2021

For a whole year, older neighbour Tony has been keeping us entertained with curated playlists from his music collection. This week he has created an eclectic playlist for the community.

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April Social Clubs - A Michelle Obama Book Club and a tour of the Sistine Chapel, try something a little different this April

Posted by Amy Saunders on Friday 19th March 2021

Is that beer gardens I hear? Walks with friends? Gyms re-opening? Getting your brows did? DRAUGHT PINTS. 🍺 It's all happening in April and the Manchester Cares Social Clubs programme is no exception. 

We've got everything from a Michelle Obama Book Club and a tour of the Sistine Chapel (virtually, of course), to our regular Movies, Music and Memories club and Documentary Club with a David Attenborough classic. 🌎 Check out the full list here.

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Three Years of Love Your Neighbour

Posted by Vicky Harrold on Friday 12th March 2021

This spring our Love Your Neighbour programme will celebrate its third birthday so our Love Your Neighbour Co-ordinator Vicky has taken the opportunity to look back on these past three years.

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Introducing Cosy Clubs

Posted by Fiona Bevans on Wednesday 10th March 2021

Over the last year our volunteers and staff team have supported many older neighbours to get online and access our Virtual Social Clubs using Zoom.

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Tony's Coffee Time Picks #27

Posted by Heather Madden on Thursday 4th March 2021

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. This week, the mix features a selection of artists from around the world.

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March Virtual Social Clubs Programme - Movies, Music & Memories to a St Patrick's Day Party, there's something for everyone

Posted by Amy Saunders on Friday 19th February 2021

It feels like there's a little bit of hope, the days are longer, the weather is warmer and slowly but surely we're on our way to seeing everyones faces and smiles in person again.

For now, join us at lots of different Virtual Social Clubs throughout March. From celebrating everything in the North with Movies, Music and Memories through to Origami Fun with the brilliant Islamic Societies from Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University. 

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A brave new world: how vaccinations are giving neighbours hope

Posted by Amy Saunders on Friday 19th February 2021

Going to the doctors can be daunting for anyone. This is even more apparent at the moment, with pop up vaccination sites, Covid testing centres and GP surgeries joining together to cover larger neighbourhoods and areas. It can feel difficult to navigate or know who to turn to. Of course, a big topic of discussion is getting the Covid-19 vaccination. We asked a number of our neighbours from across The Cares Family to talk about their experience of receiving the vaccine.

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