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Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Circle

HMR Circle is a membership-based service open to anyone over the age of 50, membership includes access to a network of local practical helpers who are friendly and vetted local people who can help with gardening, cleaning, technology and work around the house.

Membership benefits

Our members enjoy getting out and about and trying new things. Our monthly calendar has lots on offer and we are always adding new events requested by our members.

Members also have access to our network of DBS checked practical helpers for an extra pair of hands around the home and garden.

Membership benefits include:

  • A network of fellow members with a wide variety of interests.
  • Access to our local and reliable practical helpers as and when you need it.
  • A monthly calendar of events and activities including free events.
  • Opportunity to share lifts to and from events with fellow members.
  • Discounts for events and local businesses in your area.
  • Access to a minimum of two free events a month.
  • A membership pack with everthing you'll need to get started.

Our events calendar

Our events calendar is packed full of opportunities for members to get to know each other whilst doing things they enjoy or would like to try.

Each month you will find 25 to 30 different events, including days out, meals, guided walks and sightseeing opportunities, craft sessions, live music and much more.

All our events are suggested by members, they choose which gatherings they would like to go and they get given all the information they need, such as how much it costs and what time to meet.

Morrison's Tea Chatter Table

Come and have a chat.  Join us for some light hearted conversation and great company. We can't wait to meet you. 

Where: Morrison's Café, 385 Kingsway, Rochdale, OL16 4AT

When: Every Tuesday, 1pm to 3pm

Open to anybody.  Drop in session anytime between 1pm and 3pm.  For further information please contact Kim Ho (Special Projects Coordinator) on 01706 751165.

Let's Do Lunch - Join the club

Do you enjoy meeting people? Do you enjoy home-cooked food? Yes, Then you will love our luncheon club for over 50s.

Join us for a delicious, two-course set meal, freshly prepared by our team, with raffle (50p per ticket) and fun games, as well as the chance to get to know people in your community.

Mondays (except bank holidays)

Where: St Ann’s Parish Hall, Brocklebank Road, Belfield Rochdale, OL16 5BT.

When: Arrive from 10.30am on Mondays, food served at 12noon, and we look to close at 1.30pm.

Cost: Only £4.50 per person.


Where: At The Strand Community Hub, Kirkholt, Rochdale, OL11 1JG.

When: Arrive at 12noon, food served at 1pm, and look to close at 2.30pm.

Cost: Introductory offer £3 per person

Please contact us to discuss any special dietary requirements.

Who to contact

0800 112 3440
01706 751165

Where to go

Name of venue
Rochdale Circle
Venue address
Lock 50 Business Centre
Oldham Road
OL16 5RD

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Various days and times of activities

Other Details


Age Ranges
Activities for over 50's
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