Year: 2015

Lighthouse Project Evaluation 2015

Lighthouse Project Evaluation 2015 The Lighthouse Project has been running for over 5 years, it first opened in June 2010 and was started by Inspire Middleton as a brand new project designed to support local people and satisfy local community needs. As our work has grown considerably since we first started it was decided, earlier …

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Lighthouse visitor Christmas Lunch

We are holding our annual visitor Christmas lunch at the Lighthouse Project on Wednesday 16th December 2015 from 12:30pm. There will be food and refreshments and we will be celebrating the Christmas season, singing a selection of carols, celebrating recent visitor achievements, giving thanks for the support we’ve had over the year, and looking to …

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Heartstart Basic Life Support

Basic life support is a set of skills that we all should learn. Would you feel confident knowing how to help someone in an emergency? If this is something that you would like to do then why not come along to one of our Heartstart Basic Life Support Training courses run by John and Les, …

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My time here has been invaluable – Liz

When I first started volunteering at The Lighthouse Project, I had been out of work for 5 years. I felt I wanted to get back into work but was nervous and lacking in confidence. I thought that volunteering was a good way of developing my skills, getting experience of the working environment and giving me …

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Simply outstanding – Deborah

The help and support I received from Carole, Ken and Pam was outstanding! It gave me confidence in myself, and for the first time in a long time I felt good about myself. They helped me realise the things I could ‘do’, instead of focusing on the things I though ‘I couldn’t do’. Also due …

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Better Together on Friday afternoons

Come to our games and a social on a Friday afternoon We are relaunching our Games and Social sessions on a Friday afternoon between 1pm – 3pm. The afternoon is open for anyone to attend to have a brew and a chat, play boards games, interact with others in a social setting. Bring out your …

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Get online week

 Every year as part of the national network of ukonline centres we celebrate ‘Get Online Week’ to inspire and encourage people to start learning digital skills that can help improve and even transform lives. Why not call into the Lighthouse Project and see how we can help and inspire you? This week at the Lighthouse …

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New Talk English project starting soon

Two of our team members, Carole and Pauline have started their training to become tutors and volunteers for a Talk English project we are planning to start at the Lighthouse Project. Dates will be announced soon as we currently prepare for our launch. The Talk English project will be aimed at working with people with …

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Saying goodbye to a valued team member

It was with much sadness and some tears, that we recently said ‘Goodbye’ to Colleen, one of our long standing and valued team members. Colleen first started attending the Lighthouse Project several years ago as a visitor where she found the place to be inspirational and encouraging. Recognising the value of the work that the Lighthouse …

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A great place for study – Rajiv

I have been using the Lighthouse Project for several years now Over this period of time it has proved to be a very good place to come. I use the internet and other IT facilities, and to study, which has helped me pass exams. I now have only 12 months of study left to qualify …

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