Community

Wednesday with Friends – social group

Come along to our new social group called – Wednesday with friends The group is based in the Lighthouse Project and meets on a Wednesday afternoon starting from 1pm. It is open to new visitors and is intended to be an informal time of socialising, conversation and activities with refreshments. The idea behind Wednesday with …

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Poetry Group – Monday 20th October

POETRY GROUP at the Lighthouse The poetry group is open to anyone to attend no matter whether you are interested in reading, writing or just listening to poetry. It is held in an informal setting and everyone is encouraged. No previous experience is necessary. All you have to do is come along and attend. Come …

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Council Benefits drop-in advice sessions

Council benefits drop-in advice – every 2 weeks Do you need any help or advice about your council benefits, or have you wondered if you might be entitled to certain ones? We have drop-in advice sessions on a Wednesday every fortnight between 12:30pm – 1:30pm. The sessions are provided by Rochdale MBC staff who can …

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There is more to a foodbank than just food

News from the network – There is more to a foodbank than just food. ‘There is more than just a food parcel being given here, it’s the compassion and understanding. Someone fighting your corner.’ These are the words of a Salisbury mum who gave powerful evidence on facing hunger to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on their …

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New Church Led foodbank to open – June 2014

Church led Foodbank to open at the Lighthouse Middleton Central Foodbank is a new community project that is due to open in June. Rising out of the growing concern that many people have about food poverty and the challenges that families and individuals face in these hard economic times, a number of local churches in …

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Food Raising coffee morning – Friday 30th May 11am.

Foodraising Coffee Morning The Lighthouse Project is holding a Food Raising coffee morning in support of the Middleton Central Foodbank that is to open shortly. The coffee morning is being held on Friday 30th May 2014 from 11am, and will include drinks, a talk and a tour. Visitors are being encouraged to bring a donation …

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Foodbank at the Lighthouse Project – coming soon

Latest News – Coming Soon Inspire Middleton has been working with a number of local churches to set up and establish an emergency Foodbank in Middleton. The project which will operate under the name of Middleton Central Foodbank is part of the national network of Trussell Trust foodbanks. Members of several local churches have been working …

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Volunteer Mildred celebrates 90th Birthday

Congratulations and Happy 90th Birthday Mildred has been a volunteer at the Lighthouse Project for over three years. She started visiting with her friend and they learnt to use computers together, Mildred is one of our oldest learners, and after that she enjoyed herself at the Lighthouse so much that she offered to help behind …

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Recruiting 16-25 yr olds for Get your life on track Oct 2013

Groundwork Princes Trust team are recruiting for their next ‘Get your life on track’ team in Middleton. The Middleton team of the Prince’s Trust is due to start on Monday 21st October and will be based at Hopwood Hall, Middleton Campus (in Classroom 01 in the Littleborough building), Rochdale Road, Middleton, M24 6XH. The Team programme is a …

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Starting in business course for women – Oct 2013

Restore: Starting in Business course for women We have funding to run another Starting in Business Course for Women and are planning to start the course early in October. The course consists of 3 workshops about becoming self employed, how to find customers and how to manage your finances and also several visits to successful …

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