Members Blog


Gardening – May21

Due to Covid our gardening group have been restricted in what they can do, they haven’t been to The Welcome Centre or Heatherglen Drive community garden in over year! Although […] Read More


Microwave Cookery Book May 2021

We have published a new book!  The people we support have worked alongside the staff to produce a microwave cookery book; their input was invaluable.   The microwave cookery booked […] Read More


Gwen Hough

Why do I like coming to this centre? Because I like the company – I think they miss me when I am not around – I think about the people […] Read More


Back at The Centre

I love coming to The Shaw Centre and I am glad that they have reopened. I enjoy seeing all of my friends and joining in with different activities. I missed […] Read More


https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jti-manchester   Hi all. Above is a link that takes you to just giving – if you choose to leave a donation you will be given some raffle tickets. The […] Read More


Update September 2020 -

We are pleased to say that we have now reopened! It’s been a long process but from next week we will be open for 5 days a week. We reopened […] Read More


Corona diaries 17th June

Creative writing For the past two sessions the group have been working on a short story. Here it is.   Trevor the Troll and friends. Written by: Laura C, Melissa, […] Read More


Corona diaries June 15th 20

This week  15th – 21st June is learning disability week. The theme of the week is the importance of friendships during lock-down. Due to the corona-virus pandemic, we have all been living in lock down. […] Read More


Corona diaries June 4th

Hi all…. Hope everyone is well and keeping safe. We have now completed the stories for our new book. Now it is time to put it all together ready to […] Read More


Corona diaries May 11th

Hi all. I haven’t updated our blog for a little while but everyone is well. We have been chatting to the group on the phone, Zoom and Whats App every […] Read More