News

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Making more space…

We’re busy getting the centre ready for September and a whole “new normal.”

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Lockdown achievements…

It’s been a tough year but we’re very proud of what’s been achieved and the huge progress so many of our young people have made despite the huge challenges brought about by the Covid-19 restrictions.

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Small Charity Week

Celebrating Small Charities Week

Large charities may dominate the news headlines but they are not typical of the UK charity sector. During Small Charities Week we think it’s worth shouting about the amazing work done by small charities who make up 97% of the 163,000 charities registered in the UK and are run and supported by small staff teams (2.7% of the UK workforce) and a staggering 21 million volunteers.

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Young Parents’ new home in Gillingham

We have moved!  Our Gillingham Young Parents’ support group now runs from the Gillingham Youth Club, Cemetery Road (Thursdays from 10-12 noon) and our young families couldn’t be happier with the move to larger premises.

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Yeovil - Press - Comms

Shouting about what we do…

We’re very excited this month to see a fantastic double-page spread in the latest issue of the Yeovil Press, all about the work we do to support young people from Yeovil through ‘our home’ in Sherborne and over to Gillingham and Shaftesbury in North Dorset. 

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Martin joins the board

We are delighted to share the news that Martin Singer has joined our Board of Trustees. 

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Survey finds large number of local young people feeling anxious about restrictions lifting

Photo: Matthew Ball

According to our Spring Snapshots survey while many under 25 year olds in North Dorset and Yeovil were excited to go out and about and meet friends, a quarter of those asked expressed great anxiety about the return to ‘normal life’.

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Thanks to Sherborne shoppers

Photo: Christopher Bill

Thank you to all the lovely Sherborne shoppers who stopped by for a chat during our first street collection since the pandemic began.

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Gillingham Film Crew - Blustery day

Large maps and high winds…

Our film-crew-in-training discover that large maps and high winds do not go together!

One blustery Saturday morning in May saw the first pre-production session of our new film project, “Find Your Way”.

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