Month: February 2015

Get Creative at Senior Zone

The Get Creative programme at Senior Zone is growing, with more opportunities to try new and different creative arts, media and performance projects. Altered Images Learn to take photos, pose for portraits, light and manipulate images in this beginners photography/ images taster workshop. Drop in Monday & Friday evenings 7-8:30pm. Media Animation Workshop Create your […]

President’s Cup 2015

This year’s annual OnSide President’s Cup is back and it is set to be bigger and better than ever before! The OnSide President’s Cup, kindly supported by Norman K. Stoller CBE KStJ DL, President of Mahdlo, will be hosted by Wigan Youth Zone and their dedicated team on Saturday March 28th. The unique event will […]

Get A Job Go Karting

As our first Get A Job course of 2015 came to a close last week, members of the group were treated to a day out Go Karting in Warrington. The trip was a celebration of everyone’s achievements, hard work and commitment to the course. Lee Marsland, who has been working with the group and accompanied […]

Love Oldham Love Mahdlo

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to our ‘Love Oldham, Love Mahdlo‘ family event last night, and a very special thanks to all the people who faced the fire and took the Firewalk challenge to raise money for Mahdlo! We had over 700 people attend the event, taking part […]

Ben’s ‘Big Slide’ fundraiser

In March 2015, Ben Ingham of Safeguard Group will be trekking Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for Mahdlo. This is sure to be an incredible experience and we can’t stress enough how important support like Ben’s is in ensuring we can continue to deliver the best possible opportunities and support to young people across Oldham! […]

Food Ambassadors start the day the healthy way!

This week we launched our Food Ambassador training in partnership with Incredible Aqua Garden and First Choice Homes Oldham. The group of ten Juniors from the local area started their day the healthy way with a breakfast club here at Mahdlo, trying new foods and discussing what healthy food means to them. After completing group work activities […]

Get Creative residential

Last weekend, 9 of our Junior members embarked on a weekend of creativity in Wales! Departing Mahdlo after school on Friday, they headed to Bach Wen in Caernarfon. On arrival, they settled into their group cottages before an evening meal and fun games. After an early rise and breakfast on Saturday morning, the group were split into two teams, who […]

Panto trip a treat for Juniors

Earlier this month, our Junior Zone members were treated to a trip to the Opera House in Manchester to see Dick Whittington. One Junior Member, aged 9, said, “It was well good, and we got treats!!!” and a parent got in touch: “I just wanted to express my appreciation regarding the trip. My son and […]

Oldham Metro Rotary bring Xmas Magic

John Walkden, President of Oldham Metro Rotary, visited Oldham’s Youth Zone with a cheque for £387 to cover the cost of Santa’s grotto at the Mahdlo Christmas Fair. It is the third festive fair that Oldham Metro Rotary have supported in this way. Mr Walkden said, “We are always keen to support local charitable organisations […]

Commando Joe’s Finals

Last week, five Year 6 groups from Oldham schools came to Mahdlo to compete in the Commando Joe’s finals tournament. They were competing for the Commahdlo Trophy as the five school groups with the fastest qualifying times in Commando Joe’s sessions throughout the year. The aim of the competition is to further raise awareness of […]

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