Month: May 2017

President’s Cup

Congratulations to the Factory Youth Zone who won the Inclusion Cup at OnSide’s annual President’s Cup in Carlisle!   Our day started at 6.40am and boy, was it an adventure! Everyone who took part had a great time and did exceptionally well in all of the sports. The young people worked so  hard in fact… Read more »

Someone to talk to at the Factory

The Factory Youth Zone is open this week from 2.00-5.00 for young people, parents and carers to come and speak to someone about the events that happened last week. It is a free service, delivered by One Education and The Factory Youth Zone and you can drop in between these times. If you have any further… Read more »

Ready, Set, Go Ride!

The Factory has now run two Go-Ride events in January and February with almost 50 young people taking part in mountain biking activities! The latest event took place on Saturday 27th February and saw 25 young people aged 8–16 take part in a coaching session, time trial and group races where they had the chance… Read more »

Design and Innovate

Young people from The Factory and other Youth Zones recently took part in the Youth Innovate challenge to have their products turned into a reality and stocked in outlets throughout the UK. Teams from each Youth Zone were given a £100 start-up grant to develop a new product concept and the top three teams were selected… Read more »