Chorley

Location

1 Farrington St, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1DX

Contact

Telephone 01257 275160

Email enquiries@galloways.org.uk

Opening Hours

Monday Closed -
Tuesday 10.00 - 15.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 15.00
Thursday 10.00 - 15.000
Friday Closed -
Weekend Closed -

 


 

Audrey GardinerAudrey Gardiner

Vision Services Co-ordinator

01257 275160

 


Galloway’s Chorley what’s happening & when.


Tuesdays mornings 10-12pm

Our usual get together with coffee and chat, but with a bit of a twist. We are delighted to have joining us as a volunteer Ken Townsend. Ken as some of you may already know is Philosophy and Mindfulness tutor with over 40 years’ experience. Ken has some great new ideas to refresh our Tuesday mornings with topical media discussion & debate, book club , and much more so watch this space.


Tuedsay afternoons 1.30 to 3.30pm

Life long song, singing for well-being. A delightful group who get together and sing and play musical  instruments for health and wellbeing.  No experience or skills necessary just come along and sing along make new friends and enjoy yourself.


Thursdays 1.30-3.30pm

Creative Card making with our volunteers and a small friendly group. An opportunity to learn to make beautiful cards and have a coffee and a chat, come along all are welcome.


Sight Seekers – Monthly peer Support group

The sight seekers meet monthly here at Galloways in Chorley. They are a friendly lively group, supporting each other and enjoying friend ships and social activities. They also link with local health care providers and local councils using there group presence to influence and shape service provision for the benefit of those affected by sight loss. This group usually meets on Wednesday afternoons from  1.30-3.30pm. Please call Audrey on 01257 275160 for further information. Or check them out on Facebook by clicking here


On Line Today Events: 10am-12pm

In partnership with Action for Blind People and RNIB. Supporting people to get online and use technology. The morning session will be a group work shop and there will be one to one sessions available in the afternoon from 1/3pm. Places are limited so please contact Audrey 01257 275160. Our next events will be held on Thursday 23rd February and Thursday 27th April.


Get Active: Walking for Wellbeing

15th March at Croston Moss. A great opportunity to get out and get active meet new friends in the great outdoors,various levels from beginners to more experienced. Please contact James Coulton on 01772 744148 for further details.

15th August at Yarrow Valley Chorley. Another opportunity to get out and get active meet new friends in the great outdoors,various levels from beginners to more experienced. Please contact James Coulton on 01772 744148 for further details. James delivers the Get Active Programme across all of the Galloways Venues so why not contact him for further information, get out and get active with likeminded people and make some new friends, everyone is welcome.


Low Vision Assessments and Sight loss advice

Appointments are available at our Chorley Office by appointment. You may be struggling with your current magnifier or need some advice on lighting you may just want to have a chat about how your sight loss is affecting you emotionally, we are always here to help and support you or offer a listening ear. Please get in touch no one should face sight loss alone. Please contact Audrey 01257 275160 or email Audrey.gardiner@galloways.org.uk for further information or to book or join any sessions.