Read the latest News & Events Newsletter here: http://www.whalleyrange.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/NE_May-2016.pdf Keep on scrolling…   Cycling in Alexandra Park  Just to confirm that we are continuing with our Monday cycling sessions. We now have space for some more people, particularly during the women’s only afternoon sessions.  Please do help spread the

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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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 Click on the link to view current age-friendly events and regular groups meeting across the city. http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200091/older_people/7113/events_things_to_do_and_local_contacts/3   Age Friendly Chorlton Arts Festival Age Friendly Manchester’s Cultural Champions from South Manchester have come together with Chorlton Arts Festival (CAF) to create an Age Friendly CAF programme of events. All

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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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The Withington Road Survey results pull no punches. They demonstrate both a need and a desire for change. 239 people responded… …over half volunteered to help deliver improvements! There are over 1200 comments, gripes, suggestions and ideas. The results clearly identify what needs tackling and how they should be

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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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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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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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If you’re aged 65 or over you are eligible for a free seasonal flu vaccination. This is because people in this age group are more likely to become seriously ill and have complications likepneumonia. The flu vaccine will help protect you during the autumn and winter months when you are likely to be vulnerable to

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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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Our recent AFWR event ‘Safety’ at St Werburgh’s Church. Photographs by Anthony Morris Our recent AFWR event at Whalley Range Methodist Church. Photographs by Anthony Morris  Our recent AFWR event at Trafalgar Court Photographs by Elsa Thomsen See more photos and videos of our events and more on our Youtube channel  

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Whalley Range Memories Bank CALL 4 MEMORIES SHARES… Whalley Range Memories Bank is interested in your ‪‎memories + ‪photographs of: 1. the Mediterranean Cafe 2. Withington Road 3. Whalley Range Please note that the “bestest” memories shareholder will win… 1 ‪coffee+ 1 ‪cake. Feeling inspired? Come to the Mediterranean Cafe + ask for the Memories

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 takes place from 16-22 May, with the theme of relationships. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week Visit our Whalley Range Mental Wellbeing page for links to support services and useful news and information! http://tinyurl.com/zhghcbz   Following months of fundraising and campaigning, local film-maker Katherine Whittam is speaking out about the

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