A big thanks to all who sponsored our running challenges and helped fellow councillor David Gibson and I raise over £2,300 for the Hanover and Elm Grove Communities Forum Covid-19 Hardship Fund. David Gibson ran twice as far as me in total – 10km for 10 days. But I managed to complete 7 runs of … Continue reading Fund total doubles to over £4k thanks to the generosity of running challenge sponsors
Music promotes well-being and touches us in ways that words cannot describe. In recent months we have seen videos from Italy and Germany of people singing together from their balconies and families making music at home. In these strange times where we are cocooning and feeling disconnected there is a way to make and share … Continue reading Open Strings Music for all
If you or someone you know are taking care of someone then you are not alone, The Carers Hub (01273-977000) is available with access to support and information.
The other day, on the Elm Grove & Hanover Covid-19 Mutual Aid Facebook Group, someone asked if people were also running out of pasta in Italy. I told her that it didn’t seem to be that big of an issue there, as my friends were posting photos of their home made pasta! It got me … Continue reading Covid-19 Mutual Aid Baking Challenges
On Easter Sunday, the Hanover Terrace Community Support Group gathered (at a suitable distance from each other!) outside the house of Connie, a very special isolating resident. We were there to sing Happy Birthday and help celebrate a 90th birthday. Connie has lived in her current house for an incredible 80 years and was born … Continue reading Hanover Terrace celebrates as longest-standing resident turns 90
Continuing with our now regular weekly check-in we will be holding a Communities Forum Zoom on Thursday from 6.30 – 8pm. This week we will be happy to welcome PCSO Marlena Duleba from our local policing team with their latest updates. Another topic for discussion will be the garden growing. There is huge local interest … Continue reading Thursday Zoom Time!