Scheduled Children Events General News Older People

Love is in the air at Halton Borough Council’s Grangeway Get-Together on Monday 12 February when older residents will be treated to a St Valentine’s themed event at the Community Centre.

Organisers Sure Start to Later Life holds regular tea socials event 2nd Monday of the month, from 1pm to 4pm, from February to November.

For £5 there is live entertainment and food and drinks served to the table. There are places for 100 people, and every effort is made so each event is special, with table decoration and themes throughout the year.

At this time transport is not included so people will need to make their own way.

Halton Borough Counci’s Executive Board Member for Health and Wellbeing, Cllr Marie Wright, said: “Everyone is made to feel very welcome, it’s a great way to make new friends, with lots of fun and laughter, singing and if people want to, they can have a dance.”

Here are some of the positive comments from previous events.

“The Get together helps me get my husband away from the TV and gives me a chance to have other people to talk to, would miss it if it had to stop”.

“I lost my husband in 2015 and it took me a long time to pull myself together thanks to you this helps”

“Stops isolation, make friends and something to look forward to. Everyone is very friendly and it is nice to come in have a chat and a little dance!

Brother and sister comments………….

**”My brother lives for this day”
**“We all just love this day, thank you for everything, I really love my time here, it makes my day”

“Had a positive effect on my life – meeting people, getting fresh air, keeps everything working”

For further information please contact the office via phone 01928 569498 or email Suzanne.toner@halton.gov.uk alternatively, you can drop into the office at Grangeway.