GNC Manager Theresa Tobin: ‘We are always looking for volunteer cooks’

GNC Manager Theresa Tobin: ‘We are always looking for volunteer cooks’

Q. What does the centre offer?
We have lots of classes: Life Art on Monday afternoons, Social Dancing on Tuesday evenings, Keep Fit for Over 50’s on a Wednesday morning, a Toddler Group on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  There are Pilates and Yoga classes and support groups plus many more. We have rooms and halls for hire at competitive rates. Please see our website for more details.

Q. Do you need volunteers?
We are always looking for volunteer cooks to prepare a two course meal for our Wellbeing Lunch Club held on Fridays at 1 p.m.  If anyone is interested please call the office for details.

Q. Are you local to Hammersmith?
Fulham born and bred.  I’m the youngest of six children and come from a large extended family.  I had lived in the same street all my life.

Q. What changes have you seen locally?
Hammersmith has changed a lot over the years. I remember the Broadway before it was re-built. I used to go Irish dancing in a dance hall called The Emerald, it was a pre-fab situated where the lower bus station is now. There is a large Irish community in the area. At the entrance of the old Hammersmith Tube station was a
J. Lyons tea room, a chain that no longer exists. In the 70’s and 80’s the young generation hung out on King’s Road, Chelsea. The Lord Palmerston Pub and The Chelsea Bird’s Nest club were the places to be and be seen.

Grove Neighbourhood Centre Annual Spring Fete on Saturday 19th March 1-3 p.m.

Grove Neighbourhood Centre
7 Bradmore Park Road, W6 0DT
020 8741 3321

Kindly sponsored by:
Ian McCarroll
Tool Chest
68 Iffley Road, London W6 0PB

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