Lighthouse Project

Carole’s funeral date

Update: Carole’s funeral has been arranged for 11am on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at All Saints & Martyr’s Church, Wood Street, Langley. All are welcome to attend and dress is smart. It is family flowers only please and donations to Carole’s favourite charities can be made on the day. Following the service at All Saints […]

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Giving thanks for Carole’s life

It is with great sadness that we have to share with you about the sad death of Carole Sharples, one of our long standing and much loved members of staff here at the Lighthouse Project. Carole passed away on Tuesday 19th September in the early hours of the morning, and whilst she had recently been

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Celebrating our Volunteers Achievements

The Lighthouse Project’s held its inaugural Volunteer Award Ceremony last week at the Norton Grange and our patron Steve Coogan made a surprise visit to present all the attendees with a volunteer achievement certificate. Steve’s appearance was a closely guarded secret, and it was part of an array of treats and surprises that we had

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The Lighthouse is recruiting for 2 new projects

Due to a successful award of funding from a local Social Investment Fund we are currently recruiting for two workers to join our Lighthouse Project team for a fixed 12 months term. The first job is for a Community Development Worker to support our new Community Toolbox project. This is a Full-time position, 35hrs/week, salary £16,000

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Lighthouse Project move update – January 2017

We have completed our move out of our premises at the Cromer Mill on Hilton Fold Lane, and are now setting busy up our new base on the second floor of Middleton Shopping Centre. The move took us a bit longer than expected due to the holidays so we are slightly behind where we wanted

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A month’s grace to help property search

Last week we reported that the Lighthouse Project would have to close its activities at Cromer Mill by 12th November, however in last minute discussions with the owners, Pin Property Consultancy, we have been given a breathing space of one month to sort out our alternative accommodation options. Obviously there is a lot going on in

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Sign our petition of Support 2016

Yet again the Lighthouse Project finds itself having to move as the landlords want to use the Cromer Mill site for their own plans. Alternative accommodation is proving difficult to find so to help us we are raising awareness of our need and gathering together an online petition of support so we can tell our story and demonstrate the value of

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Three weeks to go and still no news

With just 3 weeks left of our temporary tenancy at the Cromer Mill on Hilton Fold Lane the Lighthouse Project is still fighting to secure a base of operation as it is uncertain where we will be able to go next. We have made extensive searches and even walked around the streets looking for potential

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Steve Coogan becomes Lighthouse Project patron

This week we are pleased to announce that Steve Coogan, award winning actor, comedian, impressionist, writer and producer, has accepted our invitation to become a patron of the Lighthouse Project, which is based in his family home town. Steve is excited about getting involved in the work of the Lighthouse Project and says… “This is an

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Where Next – our search for a permanent base continues

Where will the next home of the Lighthouse Project be? Having just got settled into our temporary location here at the Cromer Mill on Hilton Fold Lane we are facing the prospect of having to ‘up sticks’ and look for new premises, as yet again we find our building owners plan to redevelop the site we occupy. When

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Lighthouse Project Evaluation 2015

Lighthouse Project Evaluation 2015 The Lighthouse Project has been running for over 5 years, it first opened in June 2010 and was started by Inspire Middleton as a brand new project designed to support local people and satisfy local community needs. As our work has grown considerably since we first started it was decided, earlier

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Lighthouse visitor Christmas Lunch

We are holding our annual visitor Christmas lunch at the Lighthouse Project on Wednesday 16th December 2015 from 12:30pm. There will be food and refreshments and we will be celebrating the Christmas season, singing a selection of carols, celebrating recent visitor achievements, giving thanks for the support we’ve had over the year, and looking to

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Heartstart Basic Life Support

Basic life support is a set of skills that we all should learn. Would you feel confident knowing how to help someone in an emergency? If this is something that you would like to do then why not come along to one of our Heartstart Basic Life Support Training courses run by John and Les,

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My time here has been invaluable – Liz

When I first started volunteering at The Lighthouse Project, I had been out of work for 5 years. I felt I wanted to get back into work but was nervous and lacking in confidence. I thought that volunteering was a good way of developing my skills, getting experience of the working environment and giving me

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Get online week

 Every year as part of the national network of ukonline centres we celebrate ‘Get Online Week’ to inspire and encourage people to start learning digital skills that can help improve and even transform lives. Why not call into the Lighthouse Project and see how we can help and inspire you? This week at the Lighthouse

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