Preparing for Poppy Appeal 2023

Local volunteers, Janet and Chris, are getting ready for the launch of this years 2023 Poppy Appeal starting 26th October 2023.

2023 Volunteer Celebration

As a group our volunteers contribute in excess of 12,000 hours of free support, which if we had to pay for it would cost us well over £160,000.

Get Online Week Oct 2023

Are you resisting or avoiding ‘going online’? Is this something that you still find scary or unappealing?

Wrap up Middleton

Calling for help to collect new or nearly new items of warm clothing Middleton Shopping centre have launched a new initiative to help people to keep warm this coming winter, it is called WRAP UP MIDDLETON! There are many things to support at this time of year, this one is aimed at helping homeless and …

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Support the Legion – Middleton

Royal British Legion – Middleton The Royal British Legion is working hard to support the most vulnerable in our society, be it older veterans that we care for, those who suffer from social isolation, or those who are simply overwhelmed by the challenges associated with the cost-of-living crisis. Please can you support them by making a …

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200 weeks supporting families

200 weeks of providing family food support The Lighthouse Pantry has been supporting individuals and families since December 2018 when it first opened with just a handful of members. Now we’ve been celebrating the milestone of 200 weeks of support we have offered local people. The Pantry helps families make a real difference to their …

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Barclays – here to help

Barclays in the Community Since the local Barclays branch closed in Middleton town centre in August 2022 they have partnered with the Lighthouse Project to provide a ‘Community Space’ where you can still come and speak to a member of the Barclays team about money matters. The site is cashless, but there are still lots …

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Veterans drop-in at the Lighthouse

Veterans in Communities – ‘The Mess Tin’ weekly drop-in Are you an ex-services, or ex-emergency services person living in, or near to Middleton? Do you want to meet up with other ex-service personnel in the area to share stories, and experiences, and find support from people who have been on a similar journey to yourself? …

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Help with energy costs during lockdown

One of our partner agencies, Energyworks at Groundwork Greater Manchester, have told us that they are currently offering telephone support to help vulnerable people within the Greater Manchester area who are struggling with energy costs of keeping their homes warm – see attached flyer. So, if this is you, and you are struggling to keep …

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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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Chris’s 4 Marathon Fundraising 2020

<img class=”wp-image-1475215 ” src=”×221.jpg” alt=”” width=”320″ height=”177″ /> Chris with friend Andy Burnam and Carl Roach before his 3 Marathons fundraiser 2018 Long standing supporter, and former Middleton Councillor, Chris Furlong has set his sights on raising funds for Middleton Central and Heywood foodbanks this summer. In the recent past Chris ran three marathons in …

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Health & Community Exhibition Oct 2019

We are hosting a Health & Community Services event today between 11am and 2pm. Come along and discover over 50 local services and organisations who are working and supporting people in this area. Why don’t you pay us a visit – free admission, everyone welcome. Event sponsored by LivingWell and Better Health 4 Middleton.