Here and Now Chester is a Social Enterprise based in Blacon . Its aims are to bring socially isolated people together in a friendly relaxed environment. The Enterprise was formed in July 2015 it has six Directors two part time staff and over twenty volunteers working to enhance the lives of the older members of the Blacon and Chester Community.
Here and Now Chester is affiliated Kathy’s Keep fit group which runs from the Parade Enterprise Community room and has over forty members attending each week.
Here and Now provides activities such as crafts, card making, flower arranging, cake making, letterpress printing, table top games including Dominoes, cards, table top skittles etc and basic new technology information. There are also regular guest speakers from various organisations who provide advice and information on various community and health matters.
The aims of Here and Now Chester are create Community inclusion, reduce loneliness and isolation to build the confidence of all through the ethos of activity learning and companionship.