Santander helping us to help you

Santander Discovery Grant The Lighthouse recently applied for a community grant from our local Santander branch to contribute towards the cost of a running a new money and budgeting course so that we can help people improve their digital and financial skills and start saving costs. We were really pleased when we found out that …

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Table Tennis for everyone

Table Tennis for everyone This week sees the launch of a new regular activity event at the Lighthouse Project – Table Tennis for everyone. Thanks to a kind donation of a new table from Sports England we are running weekly table tennis sessions for everyone, beginners and more experienced players alike. Here are Hamed and …

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Slimming World supports Foodbank

Easter Craft fare – Slimming World Middleton We want to say a BIG thank you to all the folk from Jeanie Logan and the Slimming World Middleton team who worked so hard to put on our Lighthouse Easter Craft Fair at the end of March. There were a many great craft stalls to look round, where …

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Improve your job hunting – Job Hunting Academy

Don’t struggle on your own trying to find your way around the online Job Hunting maze, come and take advantage of our Work Club skills and experience to help you improve your job hunting chances. The Job Hunting Academy runs every week. Our re-vamped and streamlined Job Hunting Academy course is designed to get the …

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Chris Furlong runs-for-funds fundraising challenge

Middleton councillor Chris Furlong is running 3 marathons in 3 countries for 3 local charities in just 3 months – outstanding. Chris  brought the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, down to the Lighthouse Project and Middleton Central foodbank early in March, to show him around, to tell him about our work and to build …

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LivingWell mini MOT checks at Lighthouse Project

Megan and Natalie spent the day at the Lighthouse Project offering visitors and volunteers opportunity to have a mini MOT health check. Megan is one of the Living Well trainers based in the local area, and Natalie is one of their amazing volunteers supporting her, great work guys. #volunteering #HealthandWellbeing

Diabetes awareness achievements

A Basic Awareness of Diabetes course, accredited by Open Awards, took place at the Lighthouse Project over a number of weeks earlier this year, the short course delivered by the Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC). The course was attended by some of the staff and volunteers of the Lighthouse Project including some regular visitors. …

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United Utilities in the community

Carol from United Utilities has started calling into the Lighthouse Project and Middleton Central Foodbank recently to offer free advice and support to people who might be struggling to pay their utility bills. Many people keep their heads down when they start to get behind with payments which can just make things worse, so Carol …

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Online finances – Do not fear

Digital Money Box – Do not fear Friday 27th October 2017 sees the start of a new weekly series of short courses aimed at helping to make your money go further. This first session called – Do Not Fear is all about tackling the fear of online security and learning how to shop and bank …

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Carole’s funeral date

Update: Carole’s funeral has been arranged for 11am on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at All Saints & Martyr’s Church, Wood Street, Langley. All are welcome to attend and dress is smart. It is family flowers only please and donations to Carole’s favourite charities can be made on the day. Following the service at All Saints …

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