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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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Tony's Coffee Time Picks #26

Posted by Heather Madden on Monday 8th February 2021

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. This mix features a selection of artists beginning with the letter ‘A.'

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Tony's Coffee Time Picks #25

Posted by Heather Madden on Monday 25th January 2021

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. This week, the selection features songs by various singer-songwriters. 

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Foster new friendships during the month of love - Manchester Cares February Social Clubs

Posted by Amy Saunders on Wednesday 20th January 2021

Coming up for February we've got: our first Zoom Film Club, where all the gang will be watching Pride; a Virtual Art Gallery Tour, to explore a Keith Haring collection; and our usual Cinema and Memory Club, learning all about our older neighbours' memories and stories of the North West in times gone by. 💫 Check out the full list here and how to get involved.

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Write a letter to a friend

Posted by Amy Saunders on Tuesday 22nd December 2020

We know that this festive season is going to be exceptionally hard for our

neighbours across the city, we all may not be able to spend time with our loved
ones in the way we would like, and this is no exception for the older neighbours
we work with who may be alone this Christmas, here's how you can get involved with us in the New Year...

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Tony's Coffee Time Picks #24

Posted by Heather Madden on Wednesday 16th December 2020

Older neighbour Tony shares some picks from his great music collection. This week, the selection features songs with a number of different instruments.

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