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Love is in the air…. in Grangeway and Upton

January 4th 2019

Roses are red, violets are blue. Pop along to Grangeway or Upton we have St Valentine’s events for you! It is the first of ten events, taking place in both Community Centres for older people.

There will be food and drinks served to the table, entertainment and a free raffle. All for £5 a head. Fancy dress is optional at these events, with prizes for the best dressed.

Valentine’s events take place on Monday 11 February at Grangeway and Tuesday 19 February at Upton Community Centre.

Other events include Psychedelic 60’s on March 11/19; Alice in Wonderland on Apr 8/16; Country and Western, May 13/21. The Wizard Of Oz, June 10/18; Elvis and the 50s, July 8/16; Seaside Holiday Camp, August 12/20; The Oscars, Monday 9/17 September; Halloween October 14/22 and Armed Forces Past and Present from on November 11/19.

Halton Borough Council’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.

“Following a successful trial at Upton community centre at the end of last year we are now doing events both sides of the bridge in 2019, giving more people access .”

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!

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

To secure your place, please contact the Sure Start To Later Life team on 01928 569498 or pop into Grangeway to book. 

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