Middleton in action together – collection point

Hi all we are creating a food and provision bank for items that will be distributed into our local community at the scout hut behind St Michael’s church off Townley street. We shall be open every night all next week from 6pm until 7pm. We need absolutely anything you can spare. From UHT milk,toiletries any …

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Foodbank demand reaches all-time high

Demand for our foodbank reached an all-time high today, and it was a significant increase on the levels of support we typically provide at this time of year, twice last weeks attendance. We were concerned at one point that we were seeing a ‘run’ on the foodbank along similar lines to what we have all …

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Coronavirus Update – 17th March 2020

Inspire Middleton projects and activities With the growing concern about the impact of coronavirus within the community, and in the light of recent government health advice regarding social distancing (16 March 2020) we want to make you aware that this is having an impact upon the services and activities that Inspire Middleton offers through its …

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Chris’s 4 Marathon Fundraising 2020

<img class=”wp-image-1475215 ” src=”×221.jpg” alt=”” width=”320″ height=”177″ /> Chris with friend Andy Burnam and Carl Roach before his 3 Marathons fundraiser 2018 Long standing supporter, and former Middleton Councillor, Chris Furlong has set his sights on raising funds for Middleton Central and Heywood foodbanks this summer. In the recent past Chris ran three marathons in …

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Smithy’s Bereavement Group

Have you had a bereavement and are looking for support? Smithy’s Bereavement Group meets at the Lighthouse Project on the last Friday of every month. They next meet on Friday 31st January – why don’t you join them for a chat and refreshments? For more information contact the Group Organiser Wendy on 07482543189.

Christmas Meet Up 2019

Come on down to the Lighthouse Project today and enjoy the screening of the hilarious Christmas film “The Nativity “. It’s a real cinema experience with hot dogs, popcorn and sweets galore! Don’t miss out, don’t stay in, come out and join the celebrations!

Inspire Cycling – maintenance classes

We’re getting ready for our first Inspired Cycling bike maintenance class this afternoon, between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Our new project is intended to spark an interest in all things cycling, including learning to ride and hopefully some guided cycling routes. Keep your eyes peeled for further info.

Health & Community Exhibition Oct 2019

We are hosting a Health & Community Services event today between 11am and 2pm. Come along and discover over 50 local services and organisations who are working and supporting people in this area. Why don’t you pay us a visit – free admission, everyone welcome. Event sponsored by LivingWell and Better Health 4 Middleton.

The three marathons in three countries fundraiser

We want to give a big thanks to Chris Furlong, former Middleton Councillor, who earlier this year took part in three marathons, in three countries, to raise much needed funds for three charities close to his heart. Through Chris’s sterling efforts, and his generous donors and supporters, he managed to raise a total of £2,147 …

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Walking and talking – its simple really!

When people first hear that we run a walking group from the Lighthouse Project that initial interest can quickly be followed by thoughts of …’Oh, I’m not sure I’m a good walker’, or ‘I’m not sure I could do that’, but… our walking group is different. Why? Because we work hard to make it really …

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