Lighthouse Project

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?

Keeping safe in the Lighthouse Pantry

We’re just about to see the changes the government has introduced with regards to wearing face coverings whilst out shopping and in enclosed public spaces. The volunteer team at the Lighthouse Project are getting ready for the change, and got into the spirit with a united show of ‘bandanna’ style face coverings. “It looked like …

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Hello from the Lighthouse 22nd April 2020

If you have wondered what has been going on at the Lighthouse Project during the lock-down period Pam will give you an insight in this short video update. Apart from maintaining the operation of the Foodbank and Pantry all of our other in-house activities have been put on hold. We hope that you are doing …

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Foodbank and Pantry still running

Foodbank and Pantry still Open Just to confirm that Middleton Central Foodbank and the Lighthouse Pantry are still running at their normal times. Whilst all of the other regular Lighthouse Project activities have been temporarily stopped due to the Coronavirus guidelines we are keeping these two essential services running to support our community. We have …

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Immediate closure to the public 23 March 2020

Lighthouse Project non-essential activities Given the Government announcement tonight, 23rd March 2020, regarding the immediate halting of all non-essential public activity and the need to reduce social contact the Lighthouse Project will now be closed for non-essential activities and general public access as of Tuesday 24th March. The Foodbank and Pantry are still open, as …

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Smithy’s Bereavement Group

Have you had a bereavement and are looking for support? Smithy’s Bereavement Group meets at the Lighthouse Project on the last Friday of every month. They next meet on Friday 31st January – why don’t you join them for a chat and refreshments? For more information contact the Group Organiser Wendy on 07482543189.

Christmas Meet Up 2019

Come on down to the Lighthouse Project today and enjoy the screening of the hilarious Christmas film “The Nativity “. It’s a real cinema experience with hot dogs, popcorn and sweets galore! Don’t miss out, don’t stay in, come out and join the celebrations!

Inspire Cycling – maintenance classes

We’re getting ready for our first Inspired Cycling bike maintenance class this afternoon, between 1.30pm and 3.30pm. Our new project is intended to spark an interest in all things cycling, including learning to ride and hopefully some guided cycling routes. Keep your eyes peeled for further info.

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.

Table Tennis for everyone

Table Tennis for everyone This week sees the launch of a new regular activity event at the Lighthouse Project – Table Tennis for everyone. Thanks to a kind donation of a new table from Sports England we are running weekly table tennis sessions for everyone, beginners and more experienced players alike. Here are Hamed and …

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Chris Furlong runs-for-funds fundraising challenge

Middleton councillor Chris Furlong is running 3 marathons in 3 countries for 3 local charities in just 3 months – outstanding. Chris  brought the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, down to the Lighthouse Project and Middleton Central foodbank early in March, to show him around, to tell him about our work and to build …

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Online finances – Do not fear

Digital Money Box – Do not fear Friday 27th October 2017 sees the start of a new weekly series of short courses aimed at helping to make your money go further. This first session called – Do Not Fear is all about tackling the fear of online security and learning how to shop and bank …

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