Year: 2015

New for 2016

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] From January 2016, there will be some changes to our after school provision to fit with what our members have told us they want. We will no longer be open 3.30-5.30pm for our open access Twilight/School’s Out sessions. Instead, we will be introducing a range of new activities […]

Mahdlo crowns new Commahdlo Cup Winners 2016

After another fantastic final, which saw the top 5 fastest schools in Oldham compete for this year’s Commahdlo Cup, St Joseph’s Primary School were crowned champions 2015. 2015 saw Commando Joe’s  visit over 40 primary schools across the borough providing them with a free Mahdlo activity day, complete with obstacles, boot camp style instructors and […]

Who will be Commahdlo Cup champions 2015?

That’s it! The challenge to be in the final of the Commahdlo Cup for 2015 is now complete. 135 classes from primary schools across Oldham have participated and the 5 fastest are now in the running to be this year’s champions. The final will take place at Mahdlo on December 11th, where the top 5 will compete for the […]

Get Creative Residential 2015

This year’s Senior Zone Get Creative residential took place at Bach Wen, a beautiful collection of cottages on the Welsh coast. From the moment the group arrived they began to explore questions around art and creativity. The programme was intense but rewarding and included games, exercises and the use of various media to help each […]

Made in Mahdlo…New video tour

Check out our new video tour of Mahdlo and see all the great activities open to you, when you become a Mahdlo member. Video produced by New Image and first shown at the Professor Brian Cox lecture at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham in October 2015.

D of E Bronze and Silver

Over the weekend 24-26th October, our Duke of Edinburgh groups embarked on their final Bronze and Silver Award expeditions. Amanda, our D of E Coordinator, told us more about the weekend: Saturday All young people arrived early or on time looking rather tired and as though they had been dragged out of bed – well, it […]

Failsworth fundraising is on song

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] The team at The Millgate public house in Failsworth joined forces with local organisations to fundraise for Mahdlo. Each year, the Millgate, M35 Music and Lite Nite host an annual outdoor charity event: Millfest. This year, they chose to dedicate the funds raised to us! We have been running […]

Mentoring Match of the Month

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Our Mentoring Programme celebrates success with another fantastic ‘match of the month’! Callum Gordon (mentee) and Karen Flowers (mentor) were matched in April. Karen and Callum meet on a weekly basis and Karen is supporting and motivating Callum to overcome challenges. Already Callum has a new found confidence. Following […]

Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Mahdlo

Do you want to stand out from the crowd when you are applying for college, university or a job? Then why not do your Duke of Edinburgh Award at Mahdlo? The DofE is all about gaining new skills and pushing yourself physically and having lots of fun. You will be helping others as part of […]

Book Holiday Zone for a chance to win!

Holiday Zone is back from Monday 26th – Friday 30th October. 8-14 year olds can come along and join in the fun. Help us make a Crazy Golf course, play a range of sports from basketball to table tennis, make cupcakes or cake pops and join in with the treasure hunt, all with a fiendish […]

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