Partington: What’s On?

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What’s On at Partington Library & Wellbeing Centre

If you would like to join in any of these activities, but feel a bit unsure, just pop in or contact us and one of our friendly colleagues will meet and introduce you.

As you may know, the government changed their restrictions and guidance around Covid-19 on the 19th July 2021. As such, we have adapted our policies and procedures to reflect the new guidance. We know the changes will have left some of us nervous about re-joining groups and accessing services at the centre, so here is a list of the ways we are continuing to make your visit to the centre safe:

• Although we have increased room capacities, we are asking activity leaders and partners to ventilate rooms where possible.
• Our QR codes are still available for visitors to check in at the centres.
• We are encouraging our staff to continue regularly testing themselves for Covid.
• We would encourage all staff, volunteers and visitors to continue to wear masks when walking around the building and in areas of low ventilation.
• We still have hand sanitiser stations around the building.

For more information you can contact us on 0161 775 1912, email sue.broome@bluesci.org.uk, or pop in to ask at our reception.

Activities going on in the centre

DayTimeActivity
Tuesdays and Wednesdays10.00am-12.00mdPotters Community Allotment We meet every Tuesday and Thursday 10-12pm at the Library and Wellbeing Centre to walk over to the allotment at St Mary’s church – for more information please phone 0161 775 1912 Find out more here
Wednesday11.00am-12.00mdReading and Creative writing club – Read and discuss the latest books, write about experiences through verse. no experience needed, anyone welcome. Contact Sahifa on 0161 775 1912 for more information
Thursday10.30am 45 minsTalk and Walk – Empower You A 45 minute super easy session led by Jane Dennison , Safe – Fun and Easygoing, open to all levels of ability especially individuals who may not have excersised in the past. Where? – Meet up at Elkin Court , Hardwick Rd, Partington. When ?- Thursday Mornings 10:30 am for 45 mins. How Much? – FREE
Wednesday1.00pm-3.00pmWellbeing Wednesdays Friendly informal group pop in for a brew and chat we have guest speakers, bingo, creative activities alongside information and advice to improve your wellbeing. For more information please contact us on 0161 775 1912.

Activities you have to book in advance

DayTimeActivity
TBDTBDLevel 2 Maths classes – 8 week course to brush up on your maths skills . You must do an assessment before joining the class. Please call 0161 886 7441 to book a place
TBDTBDLevel 2 English classes – 8 week course to brush up on your English skills. You must do an assessment before joining the class. Please call 0161 886 7441 to book a place
Monday - Thursday10.30am - 12.30pm Ready for a change?, Intuitive Recovery is a short course aimed at helping you find freedom from any addiction or habit. The couse runs over 4 days 10:30-12:30pm . We are able to offer the following dates - November 1st -4th and December 6th - 12th. To self-refer please visit www.intuitivethinkingskills.co.uk/fast/referral or pop in and speak to a member of Bluesci team who will assist you
Monday - Thursday10.00am - 12.30pmAimed at individuals experiencing difficulties Monday 1st November to Thursday 4th November 10.am to 12.30.pm each day. December: Monday 6/12/21 to Thursday 9/12/21 10.am to 12.30.pm by Referral Link Below:
https://www.intuitivethinkingskills.co.uk/fast-referral * UPDATE Please remove this activity*
Mondays9.00am-4.00pmBenefits and Welfare Advice Working out what benefits or tax credits you’re entitled to can be tricky, especially with recent welfare changes. This service is free expert advice by telephone or face to face. Contact Sahifa on 07394 191 483 to book.x
Monday1.00pm-3.00pmMotivational Mondays An 8 week programme designed to motivate you to reach your potential and maintain general wellbeing. You can join at any point in the rolling programme and complete any or all of the sessions. Call us on 0161 775 1912 to find out more about it and book your place!x
Wednesday11am - 12 mid dayNew 6 Week Healthy Eating Program - Are you interested in making some longer lasting changes to your eating habits?  Looking to find more ways to eat healthily?  A new 6-week healthy eating program is taking place at Partington Wellbeing Centre on Wednesdays 11-12pm.  Contact Sam on 07394 191483.
Wednesday5.00pm-8.00pmMeditation Guided Meditation and Massage therapy with Suzanne – Evenings. For more information and to book a session Please contact Suzanne on 07523890525 – concessionary rates for daytime appointments
Friday1.00pm-5.00pmAlternative Therapy New alternative therapy sessions available at the Library and Wellbeing Centre on Wednesdays and Fridays. Guided meditation, Reiki, acupuncture and Massage for more information please phone Suzanne: 07523890525 or Andraya: 07832961634 – Free taster sessions at our Wellbeing Wednesday Drop in 1-3pm
DayTimeActivity
Monday-Friday10.00am-5.00pmFree 121 Computer Support If you want to get more computer literate to help with employability, for getting in touch with loved ones, or to build up your confidence, you can book a free 121 with us. We can show you how to create an e-mail address, order food and groceries, join online activities using video software such as Zoom, or any other computer related task you would like to know about.
Call us on 0161 912 3560 or e-mail us at bookings@coppicelibraryandwellbeing.org.uk to get started!
Monday-Friday10.00am-4.00pmFoodbank Vouchers The Trussell Trust runs a network of over 420 foodbanks, which work out of more than 1,200 centres across the UK and provide emergency food to people during crisis situations such as redundancy, benefit delays or receiving an unexpected bill. We can issue foodbank e-vouchers for parcels containing a minimum of three days’ nutritionally balanced food. We issue foodbank vouchers with appropriate discretion, and can discuss further support available at the centre. Call us on 0161 912 3560 between 10am-4pm, Monday to Friday, and we’ll arrange to issue a voucher. If you aren’t able to call, come into the centre.

Activities Happening Online

Zoom is a free video conferencing service that lets you talk with friends and family from all over the world.

As well as being able to keep in touch with loved ones, there are all kinds of group meetings and events taking place over Zoom. During the Covid-19 restrictions, video services such as Zoom have been used to allow virtual gatherings and 121s where physical distancing would otherwise mean these would be cancelled.

Click here for a list of activities that you can join online.

If you need help accessing any online activities or you would like to use one of our computers, please contact the centre on 0161 775 1912 or email sue.broome@bluesci.org.uk and we can book you in for a 121 session.

Free Sanitary Towels

Sanitary towels are available in our toilets and are free for visitors to take thanks to Go With The Flow. Please help yourself.