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Eileen – a privilige to be invovled

I like volunteering at the Lighthouse because… I feel it offers a great service to the people of Middleton. It is a privilege to be involved, even in a small way. My hobby is card making, at the Lighthouse I have opportunities to share this with others as I run weekly card-making classes with some …

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Kin and Rose – Health Chat qualified!

Several of the Lighthouse Project volunteers attended the Health Chats training that was hosted in the Centre in November 2012. Kin and Rose were two of those who successfully passed the course and received their training certificate. On the course they learnt how to: Help local people to improve their lifestyle? How to help others …

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Middleton Street Pastor scoops Volunteer of the year

At this years Pride in Rochdale Borough awards Middleton Street Pastor Tony Roberts wins the Volunteer of the Year award. Tony is part of a local team who help reduce anti-social behaviour in Middleton; for the past year Tony (pictured above) has been patrolling Middleton as a Street Pastor giving up his evenings an weekends …

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Our very own ‘Games Maker’ – Tony

It was a summer of sport an Olympic challenges that was set to inspire a generation. The invitation to take part in supporting the London 2012 Olympic games didn’t go unnoticed by one of our regular volunteers – Tony Delamere, who took up the challenge and offered his services to the event. Tony enjoyed supporting …

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Lighthouse Project goes to school

Well done Les – A+ for effort Volunteer Les Griffiths visited St Michael’s C of E school to share about the work of the Lighthouse Project during their recent Harvest School Assembly.

Who let the dads out? We did

Middleton Guardian 23rd June 2011 A new group for dads and grandads to spend time with their children was launched on 18th June to coincide with Father’s Day. Members of the Who Let the Dads Out group got stuck into crafts, card making, games and driving a model of Thomas the Tank engine on Saturday. …

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Great achievement

Middleton Guardian 30th June 2011 The Lighthouse Project celebrated its first birthday, based at the warwick Mill the project is aimed at helping people achieve new goals and release thier potential. From welcoming two visitors on the first day the project has now helped more than 900 people, and through out the year thye have …

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Lighthouse volunteer Mike Lloyd makes The Times

Mike Lloyd is one of our long standing volunteers who has been working with us even before our centre was opened in the Warwick Mill, in fact he helped quite a bit when we were converting the premises from a derelict warehouse to a friendly community drop-in centre. When opened Mike was one of the …

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Project has lot to offer the town

The Lighthouse Project is inspirational and worth supporting Project has a lot to offer the town 12th June 2008 I recently attended a presentation by Carl Roach of Inspire Middleton. His presentation focused on the Lighthouse Project that he is hoping to bring to Middleton. The Lighthouse Project is a successful charity in the voluntary …

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Lighthouse to shine on Middleton

Jim & Pat Dobbin with Catherine Marshall and Carl Roach at April 2008 Lunch Presentation Lighthouse to shine on Middleton 8th May 2008 The gloom around Middleton could be brightened thanks to a new shining light in the town. Social Enterprise Inspire Middleton – set up by church elder Carl Roach – is working to …

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