Leigh Neighbours (the Big Local lottery funded community project) is already sponsoring a young apprentice from the Leigh Neighbours project area – Aaron Block. And we’re so happy with how Aaron’s apprenticeship with Groundwork is progressing, we’ve decided to invest in a second apprenticeship. So what’s involved in being an apprentice landscaper with Groundwork? The […]
The ladies (mostly!) of Leigh Over 50s Bingo Club got the Big Lunch off to a flying start on Monday 1st June – with their annual get-together featuring the winning combination of hotpot and bingo. You can see more pictures on our Facebook site!
Here’s how YOU can win a preloved, reconditioned bike from Gearing Up! All you have to do is visit the Leigh Neighbours Facebook page, Like us and send us a private message with your name and contact details, explaining how you’d spend £500 in your local community on anything which improves the area for local […]
If your bike is gathering dust at the back of the shed, then bring it along to the FREE Big Bike Revival workshop on Friday 5th June at Sacred Heart Primary School. The event at 3.30pm is open to anybody who wants to give some TLC to their neglected bicycle… and it’s totally FREE. The […]
Big Lunch 2015 is here!! The annual summer project which aims to bring people together over a feast of dun is back in Leigh! Local groups have once again shown their sport by organising a Big Lunch of their own – with some help from Leigh Neighbours! Susan Gredecki, chair of Leigh Neighbours, says: “The […]
The Leigh Neighbours Partnership Board is looking to recruit a minute taker to support them by maintaining an accurate and official record of their monthly Board meetings. The successful applicant will have good literacy levels, a keen eye for detail, a strong understanding of basic grammar and good keyboard skills. They will be reliable, punctual […]
Here’s a fantastic opportunity for somebody who likes working with their hands and wants to embark on an exciting career in landscaping – kicking off with an apprenticeship with the charity Groundwork. As we’re funding the post, applicants need to come from our patch (think of the area within Kirkhall Lane, Twist Lane, Atherleigh Way, […]
Our latest issue of ‘NeighbourLeigh News’ is here! You can check out the latest newsletter (PDF format) by clicking the image below. You can view our past issues and get caught up in our newsletter section.
Do you have an idea which can make a positive difference in your community? Do you have the energy and passion to bring it to life? Well, with your inspiration – and a fair bit or perspiration – we can help you make it happen! Apply now for a grant of up to £500 from […]
A free home security scheme designed to give vulnerable people in Leigh added peace of mind has been welcomed by police and local residents. Stop and Lock is an initiative sponsored by Leigh Neighbours, and will initially be rolled out in forty homes across the Leigh Neighbours project area, targeting those residents who are most likely […]
The New Year is often a catalyst for change. So, if your resolution for 2015 is to take on a fresh start in a new career, get in touch with us because we might just be able to help! You may have read in the last issue of NeighbourLeigh news about an apprenticeship we funded. […]
Leigh Neighbours is working in partnership with Greater Manchester Police to improve home security for the most vulnerable in our neighbourhood. Sponsored by Leigh Neighbours, Stop & Lock will signpost local residents to a free home assessment carried out by a former police officer, who will then install appropriate security features free of charge. The […]