2013

Colin – well done and thanks

Thank you everybody at the Lighthouse Project, through the 8 months of being unemployed all the staff and team have contributed to me finding work, looking for courses, answering questions I’ve asked, and giving advice I have needed. I don’t think that I could have found employment on my own in this climate of job […]

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Philip – I enjoy going to the Lighthouse

I could not use a computer at all until I went to the Lighthouse Project, and they have helped me so that I can not use computers to search for work. The staff and volunteers are very friendly,  you can say boo to them and they don’t jump. I enjoy going to the Lighthouse Project.

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Jesuel – really welcoming

I think that the Lighthouse Project is good, and very effective in helping people in the community. The staff and volunteers offer a really good welcome, they are friendly and also work hard to provide help for people of different backgrounds. Jesuel S – Oct 2013

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Jessica – friendly happy and helpful

I have found the Lighthouse Project to be a helpful, friendly and safe environment. The team at the Lighthouse have helped me to find a job and get back into work. Jessica T – Oct 2013

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Let’s get digital – Get online week 14th Oct 2013

Get Digital at the Lighthouse Project Have you ever wanted to learn about computers and the internet but didn’t know where to start? Feel too old or think it’s too complicated? Been discouraged because people seem too busy or don’t have the patience to help? Well don’t be put you off because there is someone

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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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Carl & Pam get Assessed – Qualification success!

Assessors Training Success Pam Semp (Centre Manager), and Carl Roach (Development Manager) at the Lighthouse Project have been studying to be Assessors of Vocational achievement so that we can hopefully help more people with getting accredited training, and last month they found out that they had been successful in passing their Ascentis Level 3 certificate.

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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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Malcolm – thanks to everyone

Firstly I would like to thank everyone at the Lighthouse Project for their tremendous support and advice and tutoring from Carl, to Carole and Pam, and Suzanne and David, Rebecca and Chris. After being out of work since May 2013 I have finally got a job, albeit via and Agency, and I started on Tuesday

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Carl & Pam get Assessed – Qualification success!

Assessors Training Success Pam Semp (Centre Manager), and Carl Roach (Development Manager) at the Lighthouse Project have been studying to be Assessors of Vocational achievement so that we can hopefully help more people with getting accredited training, and last month they found out that they had been successful in passing their Ascentis Level 3 certificate.

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Amie – A great placement

A great placement Amie, who lives in Middleton,  came to spend a couple of weeks at the Lighthouse Project in September on a volunteer placement as part of her Health and Social care course. She spend time doing different jobs and roles, spending time on reception, behind the coffee bar, helping visitors learn computer skills,

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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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Railway group meet fellow modeller Pete Waterman

A contingent of members from the Heywood Railway Model Group (hmrg) recently rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous with an invitation to visit Pete Waterman’s famous Leamington Spa railway layout somewhere out in the Cheshire countryside. The music and railway maestro was on hand to show the hmrg members how to work the layout

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Bereavement Support training

Free Bereavement Support training – Open Day The Gaddum Centre are holding an open day on Saturday 21st September 2013 for anyone who is interested in being trained to provide bereavement support. Saturday 21st Sept 10am-2pm Dean House, Station Road, Rochdale, OL11 1DS If you would like to attend please contact Jet Haigh who is

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