Partner Activities

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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Foodbank demand reaches all-time high

Demand for our foodbank reached an all-time high today, and it was a significant increase on the levels of support we typically provide at this time of year, twice last weeks attendance. We were concerned at one point that we were seeing a ‘run’ on the foodbank along similar lines to what we have all …

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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

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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Health sessions – making life work for you

Living Well – Making life work for you We all want to get the best out of life and to live well, but for many of us there are just too many things that get in the way, and then we feel bad about it. But things don’t need to be this way. Why not try …

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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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Murial – thank you for being so nice

To Pam, Carl and all the staff and volunteers at the Lighthouse Project. Thank you for being so supportive of the Memory Wellbeing Cafe and all the people who have attended it… thank you for all the help you have given. Muriel – Alzheimers Society June 2014

CAP Money course starts – Thur 13th Feb 2014

Don’t let your finances bring you down – we can help CAP MONEY – the ideal way to help you manage your money better and to learn to budget, save and spend well. This new course starts at the Lighthouse Project on: THURSDAY 13th February 2014, 12:45 – 2:45pm   I went from feeling really …

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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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