Category: News

From GCA to Harpurhey

On Thursday we organised a trip for our wonderful new supporters, GCA Altium, to send 23 of their staff to visit us here at The Factory Youth Zone. We supplied the party with pick ‘n’ mix for their journey from their office in Manchester City Centre to Harpurhey, which went down a treat. CEO Richard… Read more »

Recycling Poster Competition Winner… Announced

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Congratulations to one of our Junior members, Lexie, who won first prize in our recent competition with her beautiful poster. “Love the world? Recycle paper to save the trees!”

Happy Valentines Day, Factory Youth Zone!

This video was filmed and sent out to our sponsors on Valentine’s Day. It was filmed by young leader Jake Lindley, who joined us age 10 in 2012. Thanks Jake!  

6-4 to FYZ

Our Senior boy’s football team won 6 – 4 yesterday against Active Communities. Nice one lads!  

Thanks to our visitors from Ukraine!

Thank you to Katherine, a youth worker at the Lviv Regional Youth Centre, and her mum, who came and visited The Factory all the way from Ukraine to find out more about what we do. We are glad you were impressed and hope to cross paths again one day!

Michael John’s Dance Competition Team

Based on the success of the last workshop, Michael John (ex-FYZ member and Britain’s Got Talent choreographer) wants to get a new dance group together of our Senior members in order to enter competitions all across Manchester! Trials start on Wednesday 17th 6.30-9.30pm this week. Let’s go!

21st December #fyzadvent

At the Factory, we are proud of our inclusion and our work with young people with additional needs. We work extremely hard to ensure that the needs of all young people are met: in order that they can grow, express themselves and flourish in our care. We provide specialist, adapted activities and highly trained staff… Read more »

20th December #fyzadvent

Today we had a festive family fun day organised by GMP and boy, oh boy, what fun it was! Thank you to all involved and all that came. Only #5DaysToGo can you believe it?!