2012

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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Occupy your mind and feel more positive – 3rd December

Do you want to feel better about life and your prospects? Then this short course could be just the thing for you to help you get ready for Christmas and to set you up for the new year! This is a 9 session course which runs for 3 days a week starting on Monday 3rd

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Health Chats training at the Lighthouse

Free accredited Health Chats training at the Lighthouse Project. Tuesday & Thursday 20th & 22nd November 1pm – 5pm, or Tuesday & Thursday 27th & 29th November 1pm – 5pm, This training will be suitable for you is you are you interested in: Helping local people to improve their lifestyle? Learning how to help others to

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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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Need help to tackle low self esteem or anxiety?

Struggling with low self-esteem, or lack self-confidence? Feeling stressed, anxious or just can’t cope? Then we have started a new series of short support sessions on a Monday afternoon that you may find helpful.   There are two separate sessions dealing with Self-Esteem between 12:30 – 2pm, and then Anxiety from 2:30 – 4pm. The

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Who let the dads out national conferance at the Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Projects ‘Who let the dads out’ group recently played host to the national WLTDO conference organised by the BRF which attracted over 80 visitors and delegates from existing and potential WLTDO groups from all around the country. The aim of Who let the dads out is to support men in their relationship with

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British Heart Foundation – drop-in sessions

Healthy hearts, healthy lives A new weekly health and heart drop-in session is about to be launched at the Lighthouse Project starting 1pm on Thursday 11th October 2012. Nurses from the British Heart Foundation will be running the weekly drop-in sessions so that local people can come along to a safe and welcoming place and

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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.

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How hard is is to change an attitude?

Living in Middleton all my life I have noticed that there is quite a mix of views and attitudes about the town, some good, but sadly many bad. I’ve heard it said many times that things can’t or won’t change, but I don’t believe that this is true. Do you? I have a positive view of

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Do you have memories of Warwick Mill?

Do you have memories of Warwick Mill? The Warwick Mill is an imposing landmark in the centre of Middleton, in recent times it found itself empty and due to be redeveloped. However the building is now back in daily use and partly tenanted. In February 2010 Inpsire Middleton signed a lease to move its office into the ground

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Listening Service – the Listening Post

Need someone to talk to, with someone who will just listen? Why not drop-in to our Listening Post listening service running Tuesdays between 11:30am – 1:30pm. This service is available to anyone who needs to talk to someone who will listen. Got worries, cares, concerns or problems, or you just need to chat to someone

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