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Local Groups and Charities

Please note that involvement with any of the following on this listing may not always necessarily be for free. Please check on contact of any fees that may be involved. Contact me at colette@middletonia.co.uk to have an item removed, changed or added.

Charities and Voluntary Groups

Age Concern Charity Shop. 77e Long St. 0161 653 2157
Brentwood Day Centre for the Homeless and Disadvantaged, 115 Long St. 0161 655 4062
British Heart Foundation Research. Angela Ollerhead. 0161 643 1688
The Children's Society Charity Shop. 37 Middleton Gardens. 0161 643 6443
Family Welfare Association/Parent Partnership. 25 Lingmell Cl. 0161 643 3138/653 4461
Inspire Middleton , Grd Floor Warwick Mill, Oldham Road. 0161 643 1163
In Stream Partnership. 108 Whalley Rd. 0161 654 8485
The Lighthouse Project, Grd Floor Warwick Mill, Oldham Road. 0161 643 1163
Lions Club. 46 Broomfield Cres. 0161 287 6952
Macmillan Cancer Relief. Leanne Berry. 0161 905 1133
Making Space. 52 Taylor St. 0161 655 4779
Marie Curie Cancer Care. Annemarie Carey. 0161 255 2809
Middleton Photography Group
Oldham Cats. Saxon St. 0161 653 6530
Oxfam Charity Shop. 12 Middleton Gardens. 0161 653 2002
RSPCA Charity Shop. 1 Middleton Gardens. 0161 654 7155
The Stepping Stone Project. Parkside, Bowness Rd. 0161 643 1722
WRVS. 24a Wood St. 0161 643 2911
YMCA Charity Shop. 45/46 Middleton Shopping Centre. 0161 655 4763

Clubs/Associations

Alkrington/Middleton Junction Weightwatchers. Suzanne Giblin. 01257 260744
The Friends of the Edgar Wood Centre
Friends of Junction Community Library/Learning Centre. E.Burgess. 0161 345 3446
Heaton Park Ramblers. Jacqueline Bestley. 0161 773 1085
The Junction Community Group. Jacqueline Bestley.
The Junction Reading Group. Jacqueline Bestley. jacqueline.bestley@ntlworld.com
Middleton Archaeological Society
Middleton Band
Middleton Lions. Gary Taylor. 0161 654 9934
Middleton Civic Association. Audrey Riches. 0161 653 5600
Middleton Masonic Club. The Pavilion. Manchester Old Rd. 0161 643 2951
Middleton Middfest. Peter Green. 07976 851644(m)
Middleton Musical Society. Contact Musical Director Graham Marshall on 01706 642139 or email pizzicatoman@sky.com.
Middleton Probus Club. John Beeston. 0161 624 8424
Middleton Rotary Club. Norman or Christopher Wellens. 0161 643 2677
Middleton Round Table. Peter Green. 07976 851644(m)
Middleton Talking Newspaper. 0161 653 0454
The New Millbeck Club. Millbeck Rd. 0161 653 5448
Our Lady's Parochial Centre. Wood St. 0161 643 6303
Royal British Legion. Mrs C Keogh. 0161 287 0464
Royal National Lifeboat Institute. John Hallet. 0161 653 9265

Community Centres

Alkrington Community Centre. Hardfield Rd. 0161 643 6890
Boarshaw Community Centre. Stanycliffe La. 0161 643 2470
Burnside Community Centre. Burnside Cres. 0161 643 5775
Demesne Community Centre. Asby Cl. 0161 653 2902
Elm St Community Centre. Elm St. 0161 654 9655
Jumbo Social Centre. Grimshaw La. 0161 643 3036
Stanycliffe Social Centre. Stanycliffe La. 0161 643 2276

Community Networks

The Lighthouse Project, Grd Floor Warwick Mill, Oldham Road. 0161 643 1163
Pride Media. 38 Burnside Cres. 0161 643 6266

Crime Fighting

Alkrington Crime Prevention Association. Roy Bowden. 0161 643 5627

Day Care Centres

Cornerstone Day Centre for the Elderly. Manchester New Road. John Richards. 0161 643 1960
Woodclough Day Centre. 142 Wood St. 0161 653 5149

Elders

Alkrington Senior Citizen's Club-over 55s. Alkrington Community Centre. Tuesday 2-4pm.
Boarshaw OAP's. Mrs Cadd. 0161 654 9938
Jumbo Senior Citizen's Group. 0161 643 3036
Memory Wellbeing Cafe. 01706 926666
Tania.Taylor@alzheimers.org.uk

Middleton Pensioners Association. Alec Gray. 0161 643 5675
Our Ladies Over 60's Group. Parochial Centre. Wood St. Mrs Angelicas. 0161 654 8524
Over 60's Luncheon Club. Demesne Community Centre. 0161 653 2902
Rhodes Senior Citizen's Group. Rhodes Community Centre. Kelvin Ave. Thursday, 2-4pm. 0161 654 8508
Silver Threads. Stannycliffe Social Centre. Mrs Greenwood. 0161 653 0645
Thornham Senior Citizen's. 01706 653288

Environment/Wildlife

Alkrington Animal Sanctuary. Paul Spencer. 0161 654 8278
Friends of Alkrington Woods (to locate number)
Friends of Hopwood. Peter Brown. 0161 643 0897
Friends of Hopwood Nature Reserve. Brenda Murphy. 0161 643 9906
Middleton Environment Group. David Lappin. 0161 643 7761
Middleton Junction Environment Group. Jumbo Social Centre. E.Burgess. 0161 345 3446
Middleton Litter Watch. Angela Ollerhead. 0161 643 1688
Rhodes & Bowlee Environment Group. Les Pye. 0161 643 7696
Thornham Woodland Project. Stuart Beesley. 0161 643 6401

For Men

Boarshaw Working Men's Club. 1 Dixon St. 0161 643 2820
Demesne Men's Social Club. Asby Close. 0161 653 2902
Hebers Working Men's Club/Institute. 231 Hollin La. 0161 643 0787
Woodside Working Men's Club. Higher Wood St. 0161 643 3212

For Women

Alkrington Ladybirds. Rita Gunn. 0161 643 2539
Kismet.(for young women) Stanycliffe Social Centre. 0161 643 2276
Middleton Inner Wheel Club. Anne Lawton. 0161 643 3062

Hobbies.....See listing in separate hobby section

Heritage/Conservation

The Friends of the Edgar Wood Centre
Middleton Archaeological Society
Middleton Civic Association. Audrey Riches. 0161 653 5600
Middleton Conservation Area Association. David Edwards. 0161 643 3615
National Trust Middleton Support Group. Brian Eachus. 0161 643 7423

Places of Worship

Alkrington & Providence United Reformed Church, Manchester New Rd. 0161 653 0454
All Saints Church, Manchester Old Road, Rhodes.
All Saints & Martyrs Church, Wood St. 0161 643 5013
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Taylor St. 0161 653 4861
Holy Trinity Church, Parkfield/Archer Park.
Kingdom Hall of Jehova's Witnesses, Hilton Fold La. 0161 345 7409
Long Street Methodist Church, Long Street.
Middleton Parish Church, St. Leonards Sq. 0161 643 4594
Mills Hill Baptist Church, Mills Hill Road. 0161 637 1511.
Our Lady of the Assumption R.C Church, Wood St. 0161 643 4210
Sisters of the Cross and Passion, 299 Boarshaw Rd. 0161 643 5179
St. Gabriel's Church, Greenhill Rd. 0161 643 5064
St. Michael's C/E Church, Townley St. 0161 643 2891
St. Peter's R.C Church, Taylor St. 0161 643 2168
St. Thomas More R.C Church, Mainway. 0161 643 3847
Upper Room Christian Fellowship, 22 Middleton Gardens. 0161 643 4740

Play Groups/Pre-School

Boarshaw Playscheme. Teresa Stevenson. 0161 654 7310
Burnside Under 5's. Burnside Cres. 0161 643 5775
Hollin Parents & Tots. Tintern Rd Social Centre. Wed 1-3pm. Jane. 0161 643 0653
Natures Nursery. Long St. 0161 653 1996
Rhodes Pre-school Nursery. Boardman La. 0161 653 1891

Social Services/Health/Welfare Organisations

Alzheimers/Dementia Support. MERIT. 0161 655 4213
Arthritis Enabled. C.Heap. 0161 284 1405
Bereavement Support Group. 0161 654 7806
Brentwood Day Centre for the Homeless and Disadvantaged, 115 Long St. 0161 655 4062
Burnside Centre. Burnside Cres. 0161 643 2689
Child & Family Support, 70 Rowrah Cres. 0161 643 0666
Citizen's Advice. 0870 120 2497
Community Drugs Outreach Team. John. 01706 864984/Maddy. 01706 864991
Demesne Cancer Support Group. 0161 653 2902 demesne@tiscali.co.uk
DIAL.(Middleton), Milton Street. 0161 653 2729
Heartline Club. Bill Patterson. 0161 643 2942
Hollin Estate Management Board. 48 Nowell Rd. 0161 654 6686
Life Wellness Centre. Windemere Rd. 0161 643 4907
The Lighthouse Project , Grd Floor Warwick Mill, Oldham Road. 0161 643 1163
Memory Wellbeing Cafe. 01706 926666
Tania.Taylor@alzheimers.org.uk

Merit Scheme Elderly Resource Centre. 135 Manchester Old Rd. 0161 655 4213
Middleton Association of Carers. Pauline Bell. Baillie St Health Centre. Rochdale. 01706 755025
Middleton Mental Health Resource Team. Hanson Corner, Oldham Rd. 0161 654 7060
Middleton Social Committee for the Blind. George Jeff. 0161 643 6811/ Mary O'Neill. 0161 643 5152
Middleton Social Services, Bowness Rd. 0161 643 1525
Milton St Children & Family Centre, Milton St. 0161 643 7736
MIND (Rochdale and District) , 0844 894 0180 (helpline)
Multiple Sclerosis Support Group. Paul Kenny. 0161 643 4132
Muscular Dystrophy Group. Jo Riley. 0161 654 6544
Open Sesame Housebound Group. Mrs E. Burrows. 0161 653 2902
Parkinsons Disease Society.(N.M/c) Jim Trotman. 0161 795 3076
PHAB Club.(physically handicapped & able-bodied) Langley Community School. 0161 653 6661
Real Deal Ltd. 28 Fountain St. 0870 833 8909
Saxonside Resource Centre. 113a Windemere Rd. 0161 643 5173
Turning Point. Richards House, Townley St. 0161 653 4662
Well Women Centre . 228 Wood St. 0161 655 3790

Sports Clubs/Associations

Alkrington Bowling Club. Mrs Barr. 0161 643 6259
Boarshaw Amateur Boxing Club. Stannycliffe La. Ben Lancaster. 0161 653 1128
benlancaster70b@hotmail.com

Limetrees Veteran's Bowling Club. Denis Bamford. 0161 643 6663
Middleton Amateurs Swimming Club. Cathie Murphy. 07933 068708 (m)
martin.murphy43@ntlworld.com

Middleton & District Bowls. (aged 8-17, various venues) Dorothy. 0161 653 1072
Middleton Cricket Club. Towncroft Ave. 0161 643 3595
Middleton Gymnastics Club. Glen Prendergast. 0161 995 4023
glenn.prendergast@baesystems.com

Middleton Harriers. Peter Gilligan. 0161 643 3069
Middleton Junior Chess Club. (aged 7-10) 07980 822250(m)
Middleton Select Amateur Boxing Club. Martyn Lynch. 07742 248912 (m)
middletonselect@hotmail.co.uk

Middleton Sub Aqua Club. Middleton Baths. John Hardman. 0161 653 4779
Middleton Trampolining Club. Cardinal Langley sports college, Rochdale Road. 01706 378151
Tonge Bowling Club. Kenyon Lane. 0161 653 2849

Tenants/Residents

Boarshaw Tenants and Residents Association. Leonie Roberts. 0161 643 3124/J.Law. 0161 654 9444
The Junction Community Group. Jacqueline Bestley.
jacqueline.bestley@ntlworld.com
Moorclose, Junction & Baytree Tenants & Residents Association. 36 Fern Close. 0161 654 0465
moorclose.tara@zen.co.uk
WINTRA (Windemere Tenants & Residents Association) Barbara Guisbourne-Hilton. 0161 345 3468

Training/Education/Classes

Art Classes. Alkrington Community Centre. 0161 643 6890
City Learning Centre. Kenyon Lane. 0161 653 9123. tom@clcmiddleton.co.uk
The Lighthouse Project , Grd Floor Warwick Mill, Oldham Road. 0161 643 1163
Middleton Photography Group
Middleton Training Centre. Long St. 0161 345 3876
Pride Media. 38 Burnside Cres. 0161 643 6266
Princes Trust Volunteers. (free courses for 16-25yo) 0161 624 1444
St Stephen's Ladies Classes. Dora Holroyd. 0161 654 8834

Youth Organisations/Centres

Alkrington Youth Centre. Hardfield Rd. 0161 643 8146
Army Cadets(Middleton) Woz Lancaster. 01706 646729
Boarshaw Amateur Boxing Club. Stannycliffe La. Ben Lancaster. 0161 653 1128
Boarshaw Youth Club. Stannycliffe Social Centre. 0161 643 2276
Burnside Youth Centre. Burnside Cres. 0161 643 5775
European Scout Federation. St John Fisher Youth Annexe.Denise Earley. 0161 287 9716/ Chris Dakin. 0161 653 0112
Greater Manchester North Scouts. 380 Rochdale Rd. 0161 643 4004
Langley Childrens Project. Kath Jackson. 0161 654 7294
Langley Youth and Millennium Centre. 157 Windemere Rd. 0161 653 3784
Middleton and Chadderton Sea Cadets. 0161 681 8697
Middleton & District Bowls. (aged 8-17, various venues) Dorothy. 0161 653 1072
Middleton Band (All contact details on website)
Middleton Community Training Centre. 111a Long St. 0161 345 3876
Middleton Junior Chess Club. (aged 7-10) 07980 822250(m)
Middleton Scouts. Keith Williams. 0161 643 1610
Princes Trust Volunteers. (free courses for 16-25yo) 0161 624 1444
Youth Resource Shop. (14-25yo) 12 Old Hall St

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