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Mahdlo minibus unveiled!

With over 600 entries to our ‘Design the Minibus’ competition, the Mahdlo team and our judges had an incredibly hard time choosing a single winner whose design would adorn the Mahdlo minibus. Presented with 20 finalists, our judging panel consisting of Mahdlo chief executive Lucy Lees, patron and business leaders Robin Eglin from OMC Ford […]

Easter packed lunches bring smiles to 1,100 faces

Throughout the last year we have supported Oldham’s families through difficult times. Through personal and community outreach, doorstep visits and one-to-one mentoring we have engaged and supported hundreds of families across the borough. One of our most successful campaigns however has been to provide free packed lunches to any young person who needs one, throughout […]

Join the Young Digitals Festival this March

Each year Peshkar hold the Young Digitals Festival, and for anyone aged 5 or over this means they have the opportunity to achieve their Discover Arts Award. The last year has been difficult but this hasn’t stopped Peshkar, who are holding their festival completely digitally! The Young Digitals Festival hub will soon be available on […]

How To Become a Mahdlo Mentor

Mahdlo’s Mentoring Project is on the lookout for new recruits. Can you spare one or two hours per week to provide support to a young person in need? Read on! You don’t need a youth work background to be a mentor, you just need to be a positive role model and be available to give one […]

Mahdlo Mentors Raise Hundreds Through Walking Challenge

Mahdlo’s Mentoring Team has raised almost £400 for the charity after completing the Mahdlo Way Challenge. The challenge, a 42 mile walk over four Saturdays in July and August, was a direct mirror of the Oldham Way walk that starts and finishes at Daisy Nook Country Park, taking in Saddleworth along the way. A mixed […]

Mahdlo Business Mentoring project

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] We have a great opportunity for local people with an aptitude for business and/or money management to make a difference in a young person’s life by being a volunteer mentor and role model to a young person aged 12 -16. We are looking for people from a variety of business […]

WHAT’S ON IN DECEMBER

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] This month, we’ve lots of festive activties planned. In all our sessions, you will find these activities plus our regular sports sessions, arts corner, chill zone, gym and more… JUNIOR ZONE: Tuesday: Gym, Street Dance, Drama with Oldham Coliseum, Bush Craft Thursday: Climbing, Trampolining, Gym, Christmas Party (21st) Saturday: […]

The Greater Manchester Police Oldham (GMPO) 24hr Football Challenge

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”The Greater Manchester Police Oldham (GMPO) 24hr Football Challenge” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Last weekend saw the community of Oldham come together at Mahdlo for a 24 hour Football Challenge organised by the GMPO, with the focus of raising money for our young people in the form of a raffle prize draw. The […]

Kamal Basran: “Do What You Love”

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] On Thursday 19th October, Kamal Basran was guest speaker at our Business Breakfast. This was a truly inspiring event, as we heard from Kamal how she started and grew the business based on skill, determination and above all, passion. Kamal Basran is the founder of The Authentic Food Company, […]

What’s On In October

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] This month, we’ve lots of great activities planned, including drama with Oldham Coliseum, Halloween parties and self-defence classes! In all our sessions, you will find these activities plus our regular sports sessions, arts corner, chill zone, gym and more… On Wednesday 18th October, our doors will be open […]

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