Staying Safe Online

Staying Safe Online

A shout out to our lovely volunteer Wendie this month, who gave a brilliant and informative talk on internet safety, organised by our friends at the Inspired People’s Project. The talk included how to spot fake NHS Covid emails, and tips for buying safely online. This is especially important as scam emails are become increasingly… Continue Reading

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

We’re taking an opportunity during #nationalvolunteerweek to thank our amazing volunteers at LGN. They really do go above and beyond – whether it’s taking our service users for trips out, helping with gardening tasks, or putting aside their time for a chat and a cup of tea every week. Our volunteers gave 11,500 hours of… Continue Reading

No Going Back

No Going Back

Our coordinator Ray Olaniyan has made a fantastic contribution to MACC’s ‘No Going Back’ publication this month. It features articles from leaders of voluntary sector organisations in Gorton and Levenshulme, who share their experiences and views of working at a neighbourhood level during the Covid-19 crisis. You can read his article below! NO GOING BACK… Continue Reading

Christmas Wrapping!

Christmas Wrapping!

On the final week on the run up to Christmas, the LGN elves have been busy packing Christmas food hampers for our clients. The packs include food essentials, chocolatey treats and mince pies to be enjoyed over Christmas – and we have some lovely hand-written cards too, for those who may be spending Christmas alone.… Continue Reading

Thanks Asda!

Thanks Asda!

One of our big ‘thank you’s’ this week goes to the wonderful staff at Asda, Levenshulme, led by manager Anna. This month, they donated £50 worth of groceries to LGN and the Inspire Centre, to help feed those in need during these troubling times. Thanks so much! Continue Reading

Thanks to all our supporters!

Thanks to all our supporters!

Like many other charities, COVID-19 has bought some unique and pressing challenges to LGN. Changing the way we offer befriending, adapting to meet an increased need from our members, and working on our digital inclusion project have all been the focus of the last three months. We’d like to thank our funders who are helping… Continue Reading

A Trip Down Memory Lane

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Those of you who have been listening to our radio slot on ALLFM will know we are always looking for song requests – particularly if they have a story or memory behind them. This week, LGN member Carol requested her favourite singer Elvis – and told us about the day their paths crossed…. “It all… Continue Reading

Levenshulme Good Neighbours