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Mentoring gets Approved Provider Standard

We're over the moon to have been awarded the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation's Approved Provider Standard.  We're just one year into formally offering our mentoring programme and we're so pleased to have had the quality and effectiveness of our mentoring confirmed by the national mentoring organisation.  A great achievement by the team and especially Bridget (pictured), our mentoring co-ordinator. We have 14 mentors busy in the scheme at the moment, with 7 more about to be trained.  The demand is huge though and we're looking for more people who are prepared to volunteer their time to … [Read More...]

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Southway Basketball

Basketball training and games for all abilities.  If you’re 11-18 and live near the Basketball court on Southway, then come down on Fridays from 5:00-6:30pm and have a go.  Our Goldhawks coach and youth worker are there to help join in. As well as basketball, we’re there for a chat or if you need to […]

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Think Big

We’re delighted to be a partner with Think Big, a social action programme from O2 Telefonica, in conjunction with the National Youth Agency and UKYouth.  If you’ve got a great idea and want to apply for some cash and support, get in contact with WVYP and as local partners we’ll support you. What is Think […]

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StepUp Grants for Tabby and Darci

  Tabby Goulty (age 15) and Darci Goulty (age 12) from Windlesham have both been awarded StepUp grants to help develop their wakeboarding skills.  Here’s what the sisters had to say about the award: ’Both of us started wakeboarding a few years ago but it is in the last two years that we chose to take […]

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StepUp Update from Zoe Taylor

Zoe Taylor, a young rower who used her StepUp grant from WVYP to purchase a video camera to help with her training, has been busy on the water.  Have a read of her update: ‘Everything has been very exciting at the moment. At the end of the Easter break I raced in a pair at […]

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Trip to Farnborough International Airshow 2014

Take a look at Frank Allison’s blog of our trip with young people from the Youth Council and other groups to the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 on Surrey Heath Residents Network

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Crabtree Relaunch Jam Photos

Surrey Heath Youth Council’s project to improve Crabtree Skatepark was completed on Sat 5th April when they held a Relaunch Jam. The ribbon was cut by Deputy Mayor Bob Paton. It was great seeing ex-youth councillor and originator of the project Ope back to join in the celebrations.

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