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(8 Posts)
GlammakAz59 Mon 20-Mar-17 13:39:01

Hello. Do any grandsetters know how to meet others locally please. Also is there any thing ongransnet about loneliness.

Jane10 Mon 20-Mar-17 13:58:15

Depends where you live I expect. Various get togethers are organised by GN members. Someone makes a suggestion and others seem to join in.
Its not a formal GN thing though. Also there's GN local sites but some aren't very active.

Grannyben Mon 20-Mar-17 14:03:58

As far as i am aware, if you go on forums and then meet up, anything which has been arranged will be listed on there. If you don't bind anything close to you pop something on. I bet there will be someone living in your local area

Teetime Mon 20-Mar-17 14:07:03

GlammakAZ59 are you asking a more general question about to meet people in your area. The usual answer is to join clubs, sports, leisure interests. It isn't easy. Have a look in your library for local information- it really depends on what interests you and what area you live in. Can you give us some clues?

Grannyben Mon 20-Mar-17 14:15:07

Oh, i didn't think of the question like that, sorry

GlammakAz59 Wed 22-Mar-17 15:48:25

Thank you for the answers I'm not on here much so finding my way around I didn't,remember where to look for this post. I carnt really do much at the moment as im waiting for a operation on my shoulder, and suffer with osteoarthritis so i carnt walk to much. Ive been divorced for 6years I find it very lonely living alone,i have one close friend but she has teenagers at home still. Sad

LauraGransnet (GNHQ) Wed 22-Mar-17 15:51:40

We have a meetups forum on our site, but also a whole host of Gransnet Local sites for meeting gransnetters in your local area. You can find your local site here smile

Elegran Wed 22-Mar-17 16:19:00

The meet-ups section is here www.gransnet.com/forums/meet_ups_where_are_you