Community

Help with energy costs during lockdown

One of our partner agencies, Energyworks at Groundwork Greater Manchester, have told us that they are currently offering telephone support to help vulnerable people within the Greater Manchester area who are struggling with energy costs of keeping their homes warm – see attached flyer. So, if this is you, and you are struggling to keep …

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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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Chris’s 4 Marathon Fundraising 2020

<img class=”wp-image-1475215 ” src=”http://www.lighthouseproject.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Chris-Furlong-Andy-Burnham-Carl-Roach-Lighthouse-March-2018-400×221.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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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.

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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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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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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Carl receives Community development award

Carl Roach, our development manager and tutor, received his certificate this week having completed a Level 3 Award in Community development. The training was provided by the Tinder Foundation who run the ukonline centre network that the Lighthouse Project is part of, and it was run over a number of months at the start of …

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Lighthouse 5th Birthday celebrations

The Lighthouse Project opened its doors to the public of Middleton on 7th June 2010, at that time we knew we had a good idea for helping people but we were not sure how well it would work out. In our first week we helped just 10 visitors, but since then our work has grown …

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What does Inspire Middleton do?

Many people new to Inspire Middleton ask us what we do. In short we plant projects and activities, nurture them and watch them grow. Here is a snippet for now, you can look round the rest of our websites for more info. Our work is about inspiring helping and supporting individuals, so that they can …

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