A Garden Makeover !

A Garden Makeover !

A delightful thought for the weekend guys, one of our volunteers told us that a garden is, ‘a place where one can let the light come in.’ We would like to give a shout to our volunteer gardener James who did a fantastic job for one of our clients this weekend as you can see…🌞🤓(no photoshop we kid you not). Now she’s able to enjoy the sunshine without fighting through a jungle. If you know older person who needs gardening give us a shout team@lgn.org.uk

The jungle before!
After James worked his magic
Social Isolation Vs Self Isolation

Social Isolation Vs Self Isolation

As the coming months see people part-return to work and lockdown transitions, we ask that you please keep our older vulnerable neighbours in mind. Self isolation may have given you an insight into what it is like to be stuck at home, or unable to see family and friends – but this is often a… Continue Reading

We’ve launched our Digital Inclusion Project

We’ve launched our Digital Inclusion Project

Many people would love to speak to friends and familythrough lockdown, but don’t have the right equipment. Being able to connect with others is vital for maintaining good mental health – and the ability to access online entertainment and information can help an older person retain their independence. That’s why, withthe help of Levy Corona… Continue Reading

National Volunteering Week!

National Volunteering Week!

National Volunteering Week has made us so proud and grateful to Inspire, Inspire’s People Project, The Bread and Butter Thing and new volunteer Charlotte – keep feeding and being fed by the community!!!! We are lucky to have so many amazing volunteers helping in every way they can – whether that’s delivering food, telephone befriending,… Continue Reading

Thank you Peter Kershaw!

Thank you Peter Kershaw!

We just want to say a huge thank you to the wonderful Peter Kershaw Trust, who have kindly donated £2000 to help us support older people in Levenshulme. Peter Kershaw was a direct family descendant of Joseph Holt – who founded the local Manchester brewery in 1849. It means so much to get local support… Continue Reading

Tune in to Levenshulme Good Neighbours & Happy Mondays!

Tune in to Levenshulme Good Neighbours & Happy Mondays!

If you’re missing your friends at the Inspire Taskforce during isolation, look no futher! Tune into local Levenshulme radio station ALLFM (96.9) Tuesday 2pm – 3pm for “Happy Mondays….on a Tuesday” slot, run by the lovely Kate Williams. The radio show that connects older people that would usually attend Inspired Taskforce activities at Levenshulme Inspire.… Continue Reading

Sending Love from LGN ❤️

Sending Love from LGN ❤️

This month we’d like to say a big thankyou to art company, Wraptious, who donated 1,000 free cards to LGN. The lovely art designs were donated so we could spread messages of hope and love across Lev during the outbreak. We would like to say a HUGE thank you to Noah , a year 9… Continue Reading

Happy V E Day!

Happy V E Day!

This Friday the Inspire taskforce, in partnership with LGN, helped the older people of Levenshulme celebrate the 75th Anniversary of V E day in style. Special picnic hampers were delivered around the local area to those isolated at home, so they could join in with the celebrations and enjoy a tasty treat! Locals were also… Continue Reading

Levenshulme Good Neighbours