Read the latest News & Events Newsletter here: www.whalleyrange.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/NE_Sept-Revised-2.pdf Scroll down to end of events for regular pub/bar nights…  Friends of Alexandra Park Meeting: Tuesday 27th September at 7 pm in Chorlton Lodge minutes-august-2016   Autumn might be nearly upon us but Home on the Range’s lovely vibe will

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ELECTORAL REVIEW OF MANCHESTER Deadline to submit comments Monday 26th September Dear Whalley Range groups: Re Ward Boundary Review   At the Forum meeting last week the ward boundary review was discussed, and the possibility, that to make wards equal sizes as a result of population change, that not

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M-HISTORIES WEEKENDER IV Friday, September 30 at 5:00pm – Saturday, October 1 at 5:00pm Coffee Nubia 155B Princess Road, M14 4RE Not to be missed! M-HISTORIES WEEKENDER IV: a 2 day celebration of Moss Side’s unique sporting heritage, in partnership with local Black businesses, organisations + artists. #nationalsportingheritageday #blackhistorymonth

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Manchester Museum is inviting you to a Celebration of older (over 50) volunteers to mark International Older Peoples Day. Come to Manchester Museum on Monday 3rd October from 10.20 to 2.30 at. Meet Volunteers from across Manchester’s Cultural venues and hear/share stories about what they do. You will also

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  Tai Chi (Taiji) for Beginners: all ages welcome. Mondays from 1:30-2:30pm @ JNR8 Youth & Community Centre 82 Cromwell Avenue, M16 0BG (Back of Manley Park Church) Taiji has been developed by the Chinese as a complete system for promoting mental health and physical health. It consists of a series of

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500 Fares a Day is the report of the Withington Road Bus Survey and presents the business case for a bus service on Withington Road. You can read it here http://withingtonroad.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/500-fares-a-day.pdf         A NEW BUS ROUTE THROUGH WHALLEY RANGE? Here is the route of the proposed 85A

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  Together Dementia Support is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company offering support and therapeutic activities for people living with dementia, their carers and supporters in Manchester. We provide high quality activity and support groups to help people with dementia to maintain skills and hobbies, and to enable both them

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Did you know you have to register to vote on a new type of form this year? It can be done easily on-line but a lot of people do not have internet access. This is the link to the form for postal applications. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/501388/Register_to_vote__living_in_England_or_Wales_.pdf Or register online at https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote Manchester’s

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Are you an older resident living near Alexandra Park? Learn new creative skills whilst enjoying a cuppa and friendly conversation. Rebels & Rollers is a free workshop, taking place as part of Alexandra Arts’ Pankhurst in the Park programme. In an accessible, welcoming and age-friendly environment, this is your

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 122 – February 2016 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the February 2016 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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Dr Tine Buffel* is in Brussels today at the launch of the EU Covenant on Demographic Change. (See the photo that is on display at the event – featuring our Whalley Range Co-researchers in age-friendly Alexandra Park !) The Covenant is set to become the new EU-wide association gathering

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More activities at Z-arts: http://www.z-arts.org/ Z-arts, 335 Stretford Road Hulme Manchester M15 5ZA   Chorlton Book Festival: Our #Chorlton Book Festival programme now online for your perusal. Grab those diaries & book ’em in http://issuu.com/chorltonbookfestival/docs/chorlton_book_festival_2015_program   http://www.timeout.com/manchester/things-to-do/manchester-events-calendar

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 119 – October 2015 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the October 2015 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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GMP have developed a short survey for people who have either personally experienced hate crime, or know someone who has. The survey covers issues around reporting hate crime and supporting people who have been affected by it.  It can be accessed by following this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gmhatecrime. It will take about 5 minutes to

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Tai Chi with Kaz Karim @ JNR8 http://www.taichiunion.com/instructors/?l=karim Kaz Karim profile  http://www.taichiunion.com/    Tai Chi Union website Mondays  at 1:30-2:30 pm Evening session coming soon! For men and women of all ages What is Taiji? Tai Chi is a unique system of exercises based upon the principle of relaxed

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Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) August 2015 newsletter  MICRA website Guide to working with older people as co-researchers launched by MICRA A new guide to working with older people as co-researchers has been launched by MICRA and Age UK.Read more >> English social climbers happier in later

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Firstly: Thank you so much to everyone who  pledged their support! The community response to our crowdfunding project to fund some of the Celebrate Festival costs for 2015 was amazing! We  raised an incredible £2,326 in pledges from members of the community, businesses and local groups! This went towards

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Joint event between Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People Disabled and Manchester Disabled People’s Access Group. At this event you will be able to: · Connect with other disabled people and their friends from Moss Side, Hulme and surroundings areas · Learn about what we do, and how to

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 We are launching our Spacehive Crowdfunding project for Celebrate very soon… See the preview of the Celebrate Anthem above! And here are the lyrics so you can sing along!! “We’ve danced, jumped, skipped, drummed, played, talked and sang, eaten, shared, joked, laughed, made food, music, conversation and plans, Climbed

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There’s a lot going on in Whalley Range and surrounding areas during the half term break and beyond. Here’s a selection of local and wider events for all ages over the next few weeks… Visit to find out what’s happening in and around the City Centre: http://www.visitmanchester.com/ WRCF_Whats Happening (PDF)

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 113 – April 2015 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the April 2015 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1600 direct recipients in Manchester and

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Local events below: click link for more     Manchester Muslim Writers Chorlton Library Fri 30 January 6.30pm An anti-Islamophobia event to raise awareness of hate crime through creative writing and poetry   Nigerian Women’s Group Whalley Range Methodist Hall Sat 31 January 2–4pm An event and quiz to

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4 STEPS SKILLS – Computer Skills Made Easy   Come along to our new exciting course starting tomorrow (Tuesday 20th) between 11 am-1 pm.   Do you need help using computers and tablets properly? Do you need help to search for jobs? OUR 8 WEEK COURSE @ JNR8 YOUTH &

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Manchester Evening News: 12/01/2015 The severe cold weather warning comes as hospitals across Greater Manchester are already struggling to cope Elderly people are being urged to stay indoors as icy weather is forecast to pile extra pressure on the region’s embattled A&E units. Health chiefs have issued a cold-weather

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Taken from http://healthwatchtrafford.co.uk/how-to/how-to-travel-to-an-appointment/ How to Travel to an appointment This guide covers Driving (& car parking) Public Transport Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services Ring and Ride Private Hire Taxis Community Car Services   If you have an appointment at a hospital, treatment centre, clinic etc. You need to make sure

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Age-friendly Manchester E-bulletin An electronic publication bringing you news and updates from the Age-friendly Manchester team and our partners Issue 110 – December 2014 About this e-bulletin Welcome to the December 2014 edition of the Age-friendly Manchester e-bulletin – a monthly update, with 1500 direct recipients in Manchester and

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  Free childcare for two-year-olds If you live in Manchester, your child is two (or will be this year) and you receive benefits or tax credits, you may be eligible for up to 15 hours of free childcare per week. Your local Sure Start Centre can provide you with

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The Whalley Range Community Forum, MICRA, Manchester University and Age-friendly Whalley Range/Chorlton provided lots of information, activities, refreshments, arts and crafts and entertainment at this year’s Celebrate Festival on July 16th 2016 at Manley Park. Read the Report here: age-friendly-marquee-celebrate-report    

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