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TLC's Christmas Story.......

Let us introduce our 2 Elves on a shelf who will tell our Christmas Story.  A girl and a boy!  Pink for the girl, blue for the boy!  They will tell an amazing poignant story and...

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Strictly Towcester 2017

Well here we are half way through Strictly Towcester 2017, which is going amazingly well.  Everyone is having an amazing time, loving every minute, learning 3 dances as well as ra...

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Meet The Team Part 4...........

Here we are again, time rolls round so quickly it's time to introduce you to another member of our amazing team.  This week we chose our IT dude (not geek) Martin.  I met origina...

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TLC How it all began......

Many of you have heard so much about us, but not how we began....... Our Gemma (aka moi!) Used to teach reiki at Cynthia Spencer until the funding ceased.  After teaching lots ...

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Meet the team behind TLC part 3...........

Well here we are again waiting to introduce another member of our amazing team.  This week we chose the lovely Mary. Mary trained as a nurse back in the day before Florence.  ...

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Meet the team behind TLC part 2...........

Well here we are a week has gone by and it's time to meet another member of our team, the not so hidden not so quiet accountant, Mr Nish Patel.  Nish got involved with TLC a coupl...

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Meet the Team Behind TLC

Well Steve and I were sat in the office beavering away, we realised we have only introduced you to Steve, AKA Olaf, and not the rest team which is TLC, so we thought we would intro...

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Some exciting news to be released........

Well it may have been a few weeks since you saw anything from me but it doesn't mean we've not been beavering away here at The Lighthouse Centre, because we most certainly have! ...

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TLC Merchandise For You To Buy

How exciting we now have some amazing branded merchandise for sale which you can buy to support us.  Every year we have our A5 page-a-day diaries, which will be in stock from Sept...

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Spring Fayre 27th May 2017

WOW with 3 weeks to go systems are all go for our amazing Spring Fayre. We have some fantastic stalls this time from handbags, to hand made items, hair bows and bobbles to cakes an...

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Exciting Strictly News!!

New Year New Beginnings

Well here we are at the beginning of 2017 and I have received and email saying that I have been nominated in 2017 Influential Businesswomen's awards!  This is a national event and...

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2016 An Amazing Year!!

Well here we are coming to the end of another amazing year in the world of The Lighthouse Centre, and here we are feeling so blessed to have had some amazing people supporting us, ...

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Strictly Buckingham and Strictly Towcester..... an update

Here we go a few words on the amazing success of both Strictly Buckingham and Strictly Towcester!  WOW WOW and WOW is all I can say!  Both nights were absolutely amazing, fantast...

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Not always Strictly hidden behind a camera!!

Let me take a few minutes f your time to write about another fantastic supporter of Step By Step dance school and everything it has to offer, Mr Paul Odams!! Paul dances at the ...

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Step By Step Hero!

Here I am yet again and no doubt I will get in trouble for this......... BUT......... Yet again I DON'T CARE!! There is a certain young man who is an amazing supporter of the da...

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Strictly Towcester a few words from one of last years contestants...... Wendy Sheppard

When I was asked to represent The Lighthouse Centre as a hero in Strictly Towcester 2015 I was immensely proud and honoured to have been asked. I have never danced proffesionaly so...

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Volunteers Giving us a Blog Out, Here's Steve AKA Olaf!!

OK So you may think in my quiet shy reserved manner that I am TLC, well I am but behind the scenes I have a team of amazing volunteers who help me out, one of them is Steve, who I ...

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The Lighthouse Centre, Exciting times :)

Strictly Towcester- The Mastermind Behind it all!!

I am so going to get into trouble for writing this but........ Who cares!! There is an amazing team who organise all of the Strictlies, which take place locally, all of whom you...

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The Big Birthday Bash!

Well what can I say, this years Big Birthday Bash, organised by The Last Hurdle was again an amazing success!! It was their 5th Birthday, so what else do you do at a 5th Birthda...

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Strictly Towcester - The Date

Well boys and girls after the amazing success of last years Strictly Towcester we are proud to announce that the lovely Viv has nominated us to be the chosen charity for this year ...

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Spring Fayre

Well it's that time again when we are planning our amazing Spring Fayre.  This year will be with a difference as it will be held in the function room of The Pickled Pig Pub in Tow...

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The Last Hurdle

Just a wee post on how amazing the work is that the last hurdle donate to us, all free of charge. Every 2 weeks I have a meeting with Ellie in their offices.  We discussed what...

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We Are Charity of The Year for The Graduate Recruitment

Wooo Hooo following a meeting with Christine Newman from The Graduate Recruitment, she has nominated us as their charity of the year.  This is amazing and will mean a huge differe...

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Kev Brown The Nordic Walker

Kevin Brown, contacted us via the website to enquire about doing a fundraising event for us, after he had followed us on Twitter and saw what it is we do and what a huge impact we ...

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Strictly is over for 2015, but is it?!?!

Well the night has been and it was absolutely amazing.  Everyone looked fantastic, the spray tans, the sparkles, the glitter, the pink and then they all danced their little socks ...

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Strictly Towcester!! It's nearly here!!

Well all you amazing local heroes and dancers, the week is here, and it is Strictly Towcester this Saturday!! I can't believe it has come round so quick, time has flown by! Ther...

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Strictly Towcester The Unsung Heroes!!

Well a little blog from moi about what goes on back stage in organising a huge event like this. It isn't just someone turning up learning to dance and the event happening there is ...

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Strictly Towcester Allen and Barbara

Well we now have 3 weeks left before THE BIG night!!! And here is another of our wonderful couples Allen O'Shea, owner of The Pickled Pig pub in Towcester and Barbara Mitchell is h...

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Strictly Towcester Aaron Williams

Let me now introduce Aaron our amazing compare for the evening. Aaron is no stranger to Strictly, infact he has taken part in Strictly Banbury as a local hero himself not so long ...

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Strictly Towcester Michelle and Cameron!

Well we are now half way through our training, everyone is doing absolutely amazingly well, stepping out of their comfort zone and learning 3 new dances. There are some amazing pic...

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Strictly Towcester

Well practice has started for this amazing event, local heroes stepping out of their comfort zone to learn 3 dances in 6 weeks. They have to learn the ChaChaCha, the waltz and a ji...

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#ThinkPink on 16th October!

We all know October is breast cancer awareness month, meaning lots of PINK. So here at The Lighthouse Centre, we have come up with the amazing fundraising idea of #ThinkPink. ...

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October is Wear it Pink month!!!

Well as October is the month for breast cancer awareness, and as we care for patients (both male and female) who have been touched by breast cancer it seems very apt that our ball ...

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Strictly Towcester

Wooo Hooo it has now been announced that Strictly Towcester, organised by the very amazing Viv Rhymes and her team from Step By Step dance school will this year be to raise funds f...

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Big Birthday Bash

WOW, WOW, and WOW what an amazing event this was! A HUGE total of £1,550 was raised from the kind, caring generous people of Northants with their amazing prizes, gifts, donations ...

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Touched By Angels

So life in the slow lane has continued very much so here for me. The visitors, messages and flowers have been absolutely amazing I really am blessed with such beautiful friends. ...

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Touched By Angels

Well I have now just had my first night at home. Slept like an absolute baby, sleep is not something you get much of in hospital, from poorly patients, monitors bleeping, confused...

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Touched By Angels

So I woke up on Day 4, new ward, not a bad nights sleep and I could open the window too. After breakfast and my morning meds I was allowed my first shower in 5 days, and wow did i...

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Touched By Angels

Day 3 on EAU (I know how poorly I am at this point as I they still want me to stay!!) I wake again to be covered in the dreaded rash, so more IV hydrocortisone, Piriton but than...

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Touched By Angels

I didn't get much sleep, due to needing to use the commode lots, heart monitor, BP cuff, drip, and 2 very poorly patients in the bay, I "woke" about 06:30 feeling very tingly in my...

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Touched By Angels

Well who would have thought this time 3 weeks ago I was a normal fit healthy girl who was non-stop working, running the charity and practising ready to take my Gold Latin medals on...

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Video Email

There I was checking my emails when I had one through being told that the following one would be a special gift for me...... I opened the next email and there it was a video one o...

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Happy Easter

It's the time of year when you are spending time with your family, friends eating lots of chocolate and generally enjoying yourselves. But what about those people among us, who do...

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Black White with a Hint of Pink Fundraising Ball

Drum Roll Please.............................. This years AMAZING Ball has now been booked for 3rd October, at The Holiday Inn, Flore. The theme (amazingly) will be Black, White ...

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Big Birthday Bash

Well, there we were drinking coffee and discussing our next marketing moves when the lovely Jules White in casual conversation pipes up with "Did you know we're donating your marke...

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Holistic Balance Open Day

Well the very lovely Sue Balcon held an open day raising fund for us on 11th March at her treatment room.  A grand total of £35 was raised on this event, which is fantastic and e...

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Holistic Balance Open Day 11th March

The lovely Sue Balcon of Holistic Balance will be holding an open day on 11th March in order to raise valuable funds for us.  She will be offering 15 minute Reflexology or Indian ...

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Amazing Mother's Day Voucher Raffle

Holistic Team Training

WOW, what a fun packed, busy weekend everyone but I had!!!  The girls, Jan, Portia, Wendy and Niki all qualified in Indian Head Massage and Hopi Ear Candling, while I had the plea...

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The Utility Warehouse Community Fundraiser

Marketing Help for The Lighthouse Centre

Event - Swim Northants - 6th September

Video Testimonial - Angie Seelig

Introducing Angie Seelig. Angie is an ex-nurse and has secondary progressive MS (Multiple Sclerosis). Angie spotted The Lighthouse Centre when we appeared in the Chronicle and ...

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Dancing with Charities

Dancing with Charities – The New Fred and Ginger of Northampton! ...

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What is a Hot Stone Massage?

Considering the best treatment or therapy for a patient when they first come to The Lighthouse Centre is essential to ensuring we can help them in the best way possible. O...

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Video Testimonial - Harry Chadwick

Sixteen year old Harry Chadwick has been a patient at The Lighthouse Centre since being diagnosed with adult Carcinoma on Boxing Day last year. The cancer, which begins...

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Dancing with Charities

An evening of glitz, glamour and sparkles will be hitting the town within the next couple of months and our very own Gemma is digging out her favourite pair of heels and taking to ...

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The Lottery People's Millions

We are very proud to announce that we won the lottery people’s millions for Anglia Region West.  This will make a huge difference to what we can offer our patients. Please watch...

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Hashrag are Supporting our Charity

Hashrag are Supporting our CharityLocal firm Hashrag are helping us to raise awareness and valuable funds for our amazing charity! Help us to raise our profile on the social networks by wearing our individually ...

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