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Ruby Anstee – Editor
Stuart Littleford – Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
George Wilson – Reporter and IT

Past Articles

Mossley man Gary completes mental health course

Reporter Ruby Anstee

A community member from homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley has completed a mental health training course run by Tameside, Oldham and Glossop (TOG) Mind Mossley resident, Gary Barton, completed the 10-week City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Community Mental Health course and has recently been presented with his certificates. Gary lives and works at the charity Emmaus Mossley and is keen to use his lived experience of homelessness to support others.

Speaking about the training, Gary said: […]

Homelessness charity celebrates their Mossley volunteers

Emmaus Mossley volunteers enjoy afternoon tea

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Volunteers at homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley have been thanked for their vital contribution at a special event to mark national Volunteers’ Week 2017.

The Volunteers’ Afternoon Tea event on Friday 2 June included afternoon tea, certificate presentations and a chance for volunteers to socialise and meet each other. Running between 1-7 June, Volunteers’ Week celebrates the contribution made by the millions of volunteers across the UK.

Angie Taylor, one of […]

Mossley homelessness charity receives £2,219 from Co-op member scheme

Kris Wookey and Hazel Hodkinson from Emmaus Mossley with Tracey Barnshaw from Co-op (centre)

Story sponsored by Wainwright Stump Removal: www.wainwrightstumpremoval.co.uk

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Great things happening in Mossley as community causes share in Co-op Local Community Fund payout.

Thousands of charities are sharing in a £9m funding boost from the Co-op. As a result of the Co-op’s membership scheme launched last September, the money will be shared by over 4,000 good causes across the country.

One of these […]

Formerly homeless people from Emmaus Mossley have completed cycle maintenance training

Emmaus companions Paul Townsend and Stuart Hadfield with bikes

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

A pair of formerly homeless people from Emmaus Mossley have completed cycle maintenance training to boost their skills and CV.

Paul and Stuart – formerly homeless people who now live and work at Emmaus Mossley – completed the Velotech Bronze award training course delivered by Ayudante Bicycles. The two-day course covered different aspects of cycle maintenance and repair including gears, brakes and rebuilding bikes from scratch.

Stuart […]

Emmaus Mossley celebrates national Volunteer’s Week

Emmaus volunteer – Brenda Cricket

Volunteers at Emmaus Mossley will be thanked for their contribution this week to mark Volunteers’ Week 2015, which runs from 1-7 June.

Emmaus communities support formerly homeless people by providing them with a stable home and meaningful work for as long as they need it. Emmaus Mossley has 16 regular volunteers as well as a board of Trustees who volunteer their time to oversee the organisation of the charity.

Brenda Cricket started volunteering at […]