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Support Your Local Community Centre: Volunteers are Shopping For The Vulnerable And Delivering Two-course Meals

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Support Your Local Community Centre: Volunteers are Shopping For The Vulnerable And Delivering Two-course Meals
Although the Grove Neighbourhood Centre is temporarily closed and staff furloughed, volunteers continue to work behind closed doors, keeping in touch and supporting the elderly and disadvantaged households in the community.

Brackenbury Good Neighbours: A Helping Hand

Brackenbury Good Neighbours: A Helping Hand
Brackenbury Good Neighbours has started to put together a list of people living in the local area who might need support over the coming weeks. Do please get in touch with us if you know someone who might appreciate some help with errands such as shopping and collecting medicines, walking their dogs or perhaps even just a daily phone call to make sure all is well.

Caring in the community: A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from Manjit Rana of Tipsy Toad

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Caring in the community: A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from Manjit Rana of Tipsy Toad
A heartfelt ‘thank you’ from a well-known shopkeeper whose sad loss saw many of her considerate customers offer support and compassion in her hour of need. Wiping a tear from her eye, Manjit Rana admits that the death of her husband taught her just how much her family and their...

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

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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...

Bradley Cahoon: You are never too old for the naughty step

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Bradley Cahoon: You are never too old for the naughty step
(or Seniors can surprise you) Living in Brackenbury Village and working at the Grove Neighbourhood Centre has opened my eyes to previously unrealised antics that some of the septuagenarian and octogenarian residents of Hammersmith and its environs get up to. I have lived in the area for 25 plus years...