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Little Box Gym Launch Party!

At Little Box Gym, our approach is what makes us the best value in Manchester and we have proudly continued that philosophy since 2013. We asked ourselves what is vitally important to our clients, and we arrived at a method that is efficient and effective. It doesn’t matter if you have never worked out before or are just ready to take it to the next level. At Little Box Gym, we will help you get where you want to go.

When you join the gym you will receive a FREE session with our PT.
This will consist of an initial consultation: S.M.A.R.T goals, demonstration of equipment & fitness assessment.
You can book one-to-one or group sessions with our personal trainer. We also offer specially designed programmes to suit any occasion:
Little Black Dress, Special Birthday, The Dream Holiday, Christmas, Wedding and MANY MORE!

Little Box Gym works on an appointment system where there would be no more than 4 people in the gym at any one time.
This ensures that all clients can use the kit without having to wait as well as keeping a more personal feel for the user.

As we are opening this month, we are doing a ‘Welcome Offer’ of £17.50p/m for all who sign in February!

At Little Box Gym we will be offering the following classes: Tai Chi, Reiki, Yoga, Spin, Circuits, Legs Bums Tums, Ab Attack, Core Blast and more!

If you would like to come and view the gym, why not join us at our official launch party on Saturday 11th February 10am – 6pm.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Kind regards,

Sarah Morrison
Little Box Gym Ltd
136 St. Werburghs Road, Chorlton Manchester  M21 8UQ

Whalley Range Community Forum

Term time classes and activities at JNR8


Talk English Cafe

Monday 10 -11:30pm

Male/Female Residents with low-level English

Tai Chi

Monday 1:30-2:30

Local residents, all ages + abilities

Women’s ESOL Practical

Tuesday 10-11am

Women with low-level English skills

Women’s ESOL Computer class: new class coming soon!

Tuesday 11-am

Women with low-level English skills: access to free online practice ESOL courses



Finding your Confidence and Motivation for getting into

Work, Training and Volunteering 

Tuesdays from 1-3pm on February 28th, March 7th, 14th and 21st.

Jobseekers and people moving from benefits and back into Work, Training and Volunteering

Keep Fit for Women only (female instructor)

Weds 10-11am


Afternoon Tea

Wednesdays 2-3pm

Age-friendly Whalley Range:

Local older residents, community events, older people’s food project, newsletter,

Generating Opportunities: New classes from 2/3/2017

Basic Computer class 10-11am

Job search workshop 11-1pm

Thursdays 10-1pm

Local jobseekers

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Rhythm & Rhyme

Under 5’s

Local Parents/Carers

Friday 10:00-12:00 Book online at

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Time to Change Whalley Range Mental Wellbeing group social group

Fridays 6-8pm


WRCF Advice/Drop in Local residents Call 0161 881 3744

Hate Crime 3rd Party Reporting – 0161 881 3744


OPEN VOICE Community Choir (South Manchester)

Open Voice is an friendly open choir of about 50 members. We sing songs from all over the world in a capella harmony. Occasional gigs but no pressure to perform.

We sing at Community events, charities, for causes and in protest.

  • No experience necessary!
  • Whether you are a seasoned singer or you only sing in the bath …
  • Sing in harmony – songs from all over the world -African, Eastern European.  Songs of protest, freedom, songs to uplift.
  • Relax, unwind & let it all hang out, in a friendly, warm, fun atmosphere.

WHEN?    Wednesday eves at 7:30 -9pm, term time. Term starts back on Sept 7th ’16 but you can drop in any term week

WHERE?  The beautiful old St Margaret’s church, corner of Rufford Rd/Whalley Rd,

Whalley Range, Manchester M16 8AE

COST?     Pay per half term (cheaper) or can just drop in any evening for £5. Concessions too.

We sing at Community events, charities, for causes and in protest.

Any money we get for paid gigs goes to Duncan Gibbon’s charities -  A street shelter for children in San Luis, Argentina and the World Land Trust, specifically to save rainforest in Argentina.  Duncan Gibbon was my son’s best friend -a fabulous young man of extraordinary kindness, confidence and charisma, who died in an accident over the 2010 Xmas period  aged 21. These causes are all close to his heart.

You can because you think you can’ Duncan Gibbon








Thai Boxing Fitness & Circuit Training at JNR8 Whiz Youth Club Tuesday & Thursday evenings 6-9pm Call 881 3744 for more info.