Year: 2014

Stand Tall Trailer

Check out the trailer for Stand Tall, written and performed by Sam Hewitt featuring the Mahdlo ‘Get Creative’ team. Part of the new Get Creative programme at Mahdlo working with professional media company, Olibo Media, a group of young people came together at Mahdlo over 8 weeks to write and produce their own song and […]

Get Giving for Mahdlo

Mahdlo doesn’t just provide opportunities and activities for young people we provide support for those with no one to talk to, nowhere to go and no one to take care of them and we need your support. We’re asking you to donate locally and help us to help the young people of Oldham by giving […]

We’re hosting #NoSleepTillBreakfast!

This weekend, a group of young members of different youth zones across the OnSide network will come to Mahdlo for a unique event: a No Sleep Till Breakfast Lock-In! For the first time in the network of Youth Zones’ history, young people from across the network will come together for a sleepover event filled with confidence-building […]

Face the fire for Mahdlo!

Are you daring enough? Put your best foot forward and support Mahdlo by completing a sponsored Firewalk! On 19th February 2015 we are asking you to face the fire and help raise money for the continuing work we do at Mahdlo – don’t worry, members of Team Mahdlo will be taking part too! This will […]

VIP visit inspires us!

  Last Thursday, we were thrilled to welcome two VIP visitors from the University of Manchester: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University and Professor Brian Cox, Professor of Particle Physics. Our guests were greeted and taken on a tour by the two young Chairs of our ‘Voice’ groups that have a say in […]

Safeguard’s Ben prepares for trek of a lifetime!

This week sees Safeguard’s Education and Community Lead Ben Ingham begin a training and fitness regime in readiness for his trek up Mount Kilimanjaro. It’s all in aid of Mahdlo and happens in March 2015, but preparations for one of the biggest challenges he’s ever faced can’t wait and he’s taking it all very seriously. Ben says […]

The Mahdlons Are Coming!

We have welcomed a new cast of characters to our team – the Mahdlons! Following an enterprise project over the summer, a group of Mahdlo members got together to come up with ideas for merchandise for the Youth Zone. They presented their ideas to the Management team and developed a proposal based around an original design by […]

Enterprise group score with Mahdlo Cup

Our inaugural ‘Business Zone’ Mahdlo Cup Tournament saw local businesses battle it out at an event organised by our Get A Job students. Last Friday, we hosted our first ‘Business Zone’ Mahdlo Cup Football Tournament. A group of students on our Get A Job course organised the event as part of their enterprise skills development. Local businesses were […]

Calling all budding filmmakers!

Lights! Camera! Action! After the roaring success of the Music Production course (watch this space for the soon-to-be-released single!), our next sessions with OliBo Media kick off on Monday 24th November. Insight Into Filmmaking, part of our Get Creative programme, is an 8 week course open to all Senior Zone members. If you’re not yet […]

Ability Zone Residential

Last week, we took 8 of our Ability Zone boys aged 15-21 years away on a residential for two days and one night. This was the first time some of them had been away from home without their family or PA and everyone had a fantastic time. The two days started on Thursday with a […]

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