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Festival of Ageing

Festival of Ageing

Come and join us at Demesne Community Centre on Saturday 7th July 1pm-4pm to celebrate the Festival of Ageing with a wonderful garden party. We are going to have live entertainment, food, face painting, bouncy castle and much more. Dressing up in retro styles are encouraged. Looking forward to seeing you all there for one great party.

New Vacancy

Caretaker / Cleaner
 Part Time Role – 16 hrs per week
 £8.36 per hour
 Demesne Community Centre, Asby Close,
Middleton M24 4JF

We are looking for a reliable and trustworthy Caretaker / Cleaner to join the team at the
Demesne Community Association. Duties will include effectively and efficiently overseeing
the site, including building security, cleaning, minor repairs and maintenance. Ideally you’ll
have previous experience in a similar caretaking role.

In addition, applicants should take pride in their work and be committed to maintaining a
clean and safe environment for all users of the community centre. The Community Centre
offers many activities and services, opening it’s doors to a wide range of groups in the local
community. As such, the ability to communicate in a friendly, professional and respectful
manner is essential.

In addition to usual working hours there may be occasional additional hours needed for
special events and to allow access for repairs etc, some flexibility will be required in order to
accommodate this.

Please note that all appointments are subject to satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and
Barring Service checks (DBS).

To Apply:

Please contact Demesne Community Centre for an application form and full job description.
To be considered for the role, please complete and return the application form by Friday 1st
June 2018.
Email: sue.scott@demesnecommunitycentre.org.uk
suzanne@demesnecommunitycentre.org.uk
Telephone: 0161 653 2902

Holiday at home – fun in the sun

Holiday at home - Fun in the sun

We have received funding from Holiday at Home to deliver Summer Projects, fun in the sun.

@Demesne
Week 1: Mon 7 August – Friday 11 August
Week 2: is Monday 14 August -Friday 18 August, Ages 4 – 11 years old. This is a traditional summer playscheme featuring Arts and Crafts workshops indoor and outdoor sports, gardening, face painting and cooking and much more.

Stannycliffe Playscheme – As above but dates are Monday 24th July -Friday 28th July Week 1 and Week 2 is Mon 31st July

After school activities in Middleton

New after school activities for 2017

There’s always something going on the local community and we are proud to announce two more new activities for 2017, the Glee club and The Lights project!
Get involved now to make sure you secure a place.

Red Carpet Gala event

Red Carpet Gala Event and £1000 raised literary at the drop of a hat!

A great night was had by all who attended on Friday night, over 200 people came to the Red Carpet Gala Event which was held at the Middleton Masonic Hall. Special guests included Rochdale’s lord mayor and Labour MP Liz Mcinnes. In additional to the recognition of all the fantastic work conducted by local volunteers, £1000 was raised for the Lee Rigby foundation by the simple but effective introduction of Martin Lynches Magic hat! Martins hat has become famous throughout the local area and has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for various causes to help local famalies and charities. Lee Rigbys family was also present at the event and Lee’s stepfather even took a few moments on the microphone to give an update on how the money raised is spent. 100% of all monies raised for The Lee Rigby foundation goes into support and advice for bereaved families and support for injured veterans, including those suffering with PTSD., none of the money raised is used to pay staff, which is an amazing achievement by its’ self and demonstrates the hard work and commitment of everyone involved. The award certificate for the volunteers is shown below, and naturally, after the awards, it was food and a stint of dancing! Thank you to everyone who attended, your work makes a real and lasting difference to so many local people.

Entertainment and PA system supplied by davesdisco.co.uk
Room decoration and catering by Middleton Masonic Hall

After School Club

After School Club at Demesne

Here at demesne we have so much going on! In fact, we have something for everyone from all age groups. We always do our best to keep our website up to date, we are adding new and exciting projects and activities all the time, so please keep coming back and get involved. We offer a vast range of support and advise options too