Our Stories

Simply outstanding – Deborah

The help and support I received from Carole, Ken and Pam was outstanding! It gave me confidence in myself, and for the first time in a long time I felt good about myself. They helped me realise the things I could ‘do’, instead of focusing on the things I though ‘I couldn’t do’. Also due …

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Saying goodbye to a valued team member

It was with much sadness and some tears, that we recently said ‘Goodbye’ to Colleen, one of our long standing and valued team members. Colleen first started attending the Lighthouse Project several years ago as a visitor where she found the place to be inspirational and encouraging. Recognising the value of the work that the Lighthouse …

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A great place for study – Rajiv

I have been using the Lighthouse Project for several years now Over this period of time it has proved to be a very good place to come. I use the internet and other IT facilities, and to study, which has helped me pass exams. I now have only 12 months of study left to qualify …

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A wonderful place – Philomena

The Lighthouse is a wonderful place I can’t believe how friendly the staff are, very helpful and supportive, and willing to listen and give you the time needed to explain things. Lots of encouragement giving me confidence that is much needed. Thank you – Phil D July 2015

Absolutely brilliant – Mike

I have always used the facilities at the Lighthouse Project and found them absolutely brilliant staff. Once again they have helped me find employment after a long spell of injury. I will still continue to come to the Lighthouse Project to seek help and information on a regular basis. Well done all the staff and …

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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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Ged – I’ve started work

I’ve just started work, and it is thanks to the Lighthouse Project and their good work and helping me with my job searching. A Big thank you. Ged – July 2015

Donald – Builds your confidence

There is a selection of good things in the courses to help people do things and to help build up confidence. The staff and volunteers are very helpful and support us with CVs, job advice and different courses. The textile ‘Spin a Yarn’ course has been a very productive session with helpful staff.To everybody who …

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Ronnie – a Lighthouse Project tribute

The Lighthouse Project over the years has offered us all ample opportunity regarding bettering ourselves, whether this be looking for work, learning about computers or computer courses in general! I know that I might not be where I am now regarding finding my choice of work as I was pointed in the right direction by …

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April – Lighthouse is a fantastic place

I joined the Middleton Photography group about 18 months ago and have really enjoyed the times I have spent with the group. I have learned how to use a digital camera on manual settings etc, and have taken some good pictures on our outings and whilst at the club. We have also learnt about Photoshop. …

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