Here at North Yorkshire Youth we know that young people are kind, caring and determined.
NYY’s Independent Visitor Scheme was launched in December 2019 to establish a network of volunteers across North Yorkshire who will befriend a looked after young person and make a difference to the
During this period of social isolation that has prevented youth clubs everywhere from opening, North Yorkshire Youth’s weekly clubs have had to develop new ways of contacting and engaging with the
Borrowby Kidz is a lively, traditional youth club run by Sally, every month. It’s a great opportunity for the young people to get together with their friends and chill at the end of the week.
Coronavirus has affected us all, not least our young people! But the students that I work with in Filey are coping pretty well!
With the current situation, North Yorkshire Youth as an organisation are having to adapt from traditional youth clubs and go ‘online’.
Like much of the country, and across the world, normal service has been put on hold due to Coronavirus, so regular youth activities are currently postponed until it is safe to restart them.
In these unprecedented times NYY staff have found themselves like many others, working from home. NYY have gone virtual with meetings and our youth clubs, which has been a learning curve.
Hello from Lockdown!
During this unusual and difficult time we are hosting Virtual Youth Clubs across North Yorkshire.
Greatwood youth club in Skipton love to bake, cook and make food. Here are some of our latest creations……
We’ve been discussing setting up an initiative to aid people experiencing period poverty.
Spectrum Youth Club runs on a Monday evening from The Barn in Tadcaster. The Club Is open for young people aged 14-25 who have special needs.
Filey Youth Club has been meeting out of St Johns Church Hall for just over 12 months now.
Pannal Youth Club had a visit from their local PSCO, Bex Moorhouse, who came in to talk about her job and how young people can keep themselves safe whilst out and about and online.
The Red Box Project is a community-based, not-for-profit initiative, to support young people throughout their periods by providing red boxes filled with free period products.
Hello, my name is Edwina Anderson and I am the new Youth Development Worker for Richmondshire.
Tang Hall Youth Club runs on Wednesday evenings 6-7pm in the Community Centre, which is right in the heart of the community. Between 15-30 young people aged between 11 and 14 attend the Youth Club
Happy New Year from everyone at North Yorkshire Youth! As volunteer co-ordinators we are looking at getting a bit more hands on ourselves in the coming year and we are very excited by the idea!
Once again North Yorkshire Youth have donated sleeping bags, roll mats and travel pillows to homeless charities across North Yorkshire.
Sherburn Youth Club runs on a Monday evening from Sherburn Children’s Centre. Each year the club create a display to showcase to the community in the Library.
Young people in the Craven area got the chance to take part in the Watershed project during November.
Tang Hall Youth Club runs weekly in the local community centre for 11-14 year olds and has been running for almost nine months. At the end of the summer term the number of attendees had risen to 3
These beautiful poppies were made for Remembrance Day by the young people of two NYY member clubs, JAM and COZIE in Easingwold.
On Saturday 26th October we held our Annual General Meeting at Carlton Lodge.
Eastfield Youth Club has been running now for nearly a year. A few weeks in, we found the one thing that always brings everyone together – football.
For those young people in school years 7 to 13 who enjoy strategic thinking, problem solving and a bit of friendly competition, Harrogate Youth Chess Club may be just the thing.
Over the summer our Youth Development Worker, Richie, was kindly lent a tri-golf kit by Richmond Golf Club. This was put to great use at St.
The Youth Development Team (YDT) are busy planning for this year’s AGM / Activity Day.
In July the Deer Shed Festival hosted a schools day. 450+ junior school pupils gathered at Queen Mary’s school in Baldersby, in order to participate in den making, willow weaving, sports, games, c
Filey Youth Club have built great relationships within our community over the last few months. We have had 3 different workshops with Bike About Filey with more planned. These will be funded by t
Last month Rachel and I visited Claro Barracks Youth Club to meet with the young people and volunteers. Claro Barracks is on the outskirts of Ripon and houses several hundred service men and women
National Vegetarian Week at North Yorkshire Youth
The North Yorkshire Youth – Youth Clubs have been treated to some free taster sessions from a new project called Rural Steps.
On Saturday 8th June, Ian, Panda & Vicki attended York Pride 2019.
Last month saw a free activities afternoon being organised for local children and young people from the small rural village of Carlton in Coverdale.
This brilliant day organised by Pickering and District Rotary Club had over 500 visitors! It was a fabulous showcase for all things youth in the Pickering area.
I received an email from a gentleman enquiring if I could support him with a new Chess Club in Harrogate. He was already involved with an existing club but had plans to extend the provision to sec
During the Easter Break eleven young people from Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource attended a surfing day at Cayton Bay, Scarborough.
Schools day with the Deer Shed Festival is shaping up to be an amazing day’s volunteering for our young volunteers.
Filey Youth Club have been working hard to make links in the local community. We are also trying to find ways of raising funds to enable us to provide more active and relevant activities i
The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust “GET ON TRACK” programme is now in the third week in Scarborough.
Last month I spoke about partnership work with the libraries. Another successful joint venture has been with The Carer’s Resource. Together with Helen Prince, the Strategy and Planning Lead for Y
Team work makes the dream work…
Colburn DJ’ing Course
North Yorkshire Youth regularly work in partnership with local libraries – supporting projects they have put together themselves, as well as working on bespoke ones, like the new teen space in Knar
Ben is the most highly decorated resident of Lister House which is a claim indeed! Ex-SAS and very unassuming, he remembers everyone’s name, is gentle and kind.
Leyburn Art and Community Centre becomes NYY member
Stop the Inferno.
Young People at Greatwood Youth Club in Skipton have been busy working on a photogrammetry project with the Craven Museum. The 3D images they have created using cameras and computer software will
Panda’s Blog – A night spent ‘homeless’
North Yorkshire Youth works with Rural Arts to offer ‘Ideas on a Shoestring’!
NYY Youth Volunteer Project - Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you can do whilst also enabling you to meet new people, gain skills and experience, and have fun! Ar
‘Stop the Inferno’ is a multi-agency project which we are running at Jennyfields Youth Club in Harrogate, in partnership with North Yorkshire Fire Service, North Yorkshire Police, Fairfax and Bilto
What an exciting start to the new academic year. Ages Together Ripon has begun and we have a high level of excitement all round!
On Thursday 6th September Ian visited Staithes Youth Group, to support a group of young people from their senior youth group to start their North Yorkshire Youth Young Leaders Awards.
Invited to Borrowby Show by Sally from Borrowby Kidz (an NYY member group) Clare, Becca and Panda spent the day in a tent making upcycled fridge magnets with young people!
We had a busy day on Wednesday when we attended Yorkshire day to promote our work and current projects.
Snape Youth Club and St.Gregory’s Youth Club celebrated their final sessions in style before breaking up for summer with a delicious BBQ, snacks and a range of fun team building and sports activiti
17 year old Cameron Osburn’s daily struggle with Cerebral Palsy and his own experience of mainstream football has driven him to set up Adversity United - an inclusive football club where children a
The excitement of the summer holiday is kicking in and lots of young people have been trying to work out what they can do with their time in the holidays that might be a little more productive than
This year has been all go in the Harrogate District with lots of great activities taking place in our youth clubs.
Ebberston/ Allerston Youth Group have just celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a day on the North Bay beach at Scarborough’s.
A new exhibition created by young people from Scribble Zone arts group and Scribble Vision animation club, has now officially opened at Northallerton Library until 15th July.
Young People attending Colburn Youth Project have recently enjoyed a fantastic evening of hand and scrap drumming, led by a professional musician at Colburn Library.
Greatwood Youth Club in Skipton had a Girls Residential weekend at Playaway Eshton Grange, near Gargrave.
Youth Development Workers Vicki, Ian and Panda form the new team bringing LGBT+ rights to the heart of North Yorkshire Youth!
A Youth Club in Richmondshire has gained 22 new member in one session!
North Yorkshire Youth is working under the umbrella of Ex-Forces Support North Yorkshire to bring together Ex- service men and women and local young people to tell each other’s stories…
Bring the past alive! North Yorkshire Youth is proud to be invoved in a new iniatiative by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).
Carlton Lodge Activity Centre asked Lightwater Quarries for their help in providing some gravel.
Over a dozen Youth Clubs re-open under North Yorkshire Youth North Yorkshire Youth, (NYY) based at Carlton Lodge Activity Centre near Thirsk has announced that over a dozen youth clubs in North Yor