Partner Activities

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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Foodbank demand reaches all-time high

Demand for our foodbank reached an all-time high today, and it was a significant increase on the levels of support we typically provide at this time of year, twice last weeks attendance. We were concerned at one point that we were seeing a ‘run’ on the foodbank along similar lines to what we have all

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LivingWell mini MOT checks at Lighthouse Project

Megan and Natalie spent the day at the Lighthouse Project offering visitors and volunteers opportunity to have a mini MOT health check. Megan is one of the Living Well trainers based in the local area, and Natalie is one of their amazing volunteers supporting her, great work guys. #volunteering #HealthandWellbeing

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United Utilities in the community

Carol from United Utilities has started calling into the Lighthouse Project and Middleton Central Foodbank recently to offer free advice and support to people who might be struggling to pay their utility bills. Many people keep their heads down when they start to get behind with payments which can just make things worse, so Carol

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Health sessions – making life work for you

Living Well – Making life work for you We all want to get the best out of life and to live well, but for many of us there are just too many things that get in the way, and then we feel bad about it. But things don’t need to be this way. Why not try

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Council Benefits drop-in advice sessions

Council benefits drop-in advice – every 2 weeks Do you need any help or advice about your council benefits, or have you wondered if you might be entitled to certain ones? We have drop-in advice sessions on a Wednesday every fortnight between 12:30pm – 1:30pm. The sessions are provided by Rochdale MBC staff who can

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There is more to a foodbank than just food

News from the network – There is more to a foodbank than just food. ‘There is more than just a food parcel being given here, it’s the compassion and understanding. Someone fighting your corner.’ These are the words of a Salisbury mum who gave powerful evidence on facing hunger to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on their

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Murial – thank you for being so nice

To Pam, Carl and all the staff and volunteers at the Lighthouse Project. Thank you for being so supportive of the Memory Wellbeing Cafe and all the people who have attended it… thank you for all the help you have given. Muriel – Alzheimers Society June 2014

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CAP Money course starts – Thur 13th Feb 2014

Don’t let your finances bring you down – we can help CAP MONEY – the ideal way to help you manage your money better and to learn to budget, save and spend well. This new course starts at the Lighthouse Project on: THURSDAY 13th February 2014, 12:45 – 2:45pm   I went from feeling really

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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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Get on Track – sports mentoring recruitment day

Get on Track Are you aged between 16-25 and interested in a career in Sport, then the Dame Kelly Homes Legacy Trust Get on Track course could be just the thing for you. Get on Track provides disadvantaged young people (aged 16-25) with the self-discipline, motivation and confidence they need to enhance their employability and to lead

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5 Ways to wellbeing course

Do you want to improve your wellbeing, well why not try a 5 ways to wellbeing course. Monday 16th & 23rd September 2013 – 1pm to 4pm. Research has show that there are five simple and progressive steps that you can take to improve your sense of wellbeing. Connect, Be active, Take notice, Keep learning

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