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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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MANCHESTER CARES CARES

Posted by Ged Reek on Tuesday 16th February 2021

Manchester Cares is a wonderful, caring organisation that integrate younger volunteers with people over 65 years of age and the difference in ages only makes it even more enjoyable...

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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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