Month: November 2017


Some of our young leaders and the Junior members that they help celebrate #iwillweek by sharing why it is they volunteer and the Junior members let us know why they love their young leaders so much! One young leader age 15 had this to say: “I enjoy volunteering for FYZ because it’s good experience for… Read more »

Introducing the FYZ Christmas Countdown…

This Christmas we have sent our ‘mince spies’ out around the Factory and we are going to shout about the achievements they find. Every day, we will open The Factory’s door to a new story and new achievement.   The advent calendar of stories and celebrations will be available to view on our #fyzadvent blog,… Read more »

Thank you for a wonderful day, Debdale Outdoor Activity Club

The Factory would like to say a big thank you to Debdale Outdoor Activity Centre who donated a full day of paddling activities to 10 of our Senior members. Despite the cold weather, the young people had a great morning canoeing and a fantastic afternoon kayaking!  

The Trophy Passes Hands in Annual Reds v. Blues Charity Football Match

It was tense, it was exciting, and it was an evening where dreams came true… particularly for team Reds. After a 3:2 defeat, the Blues were forced to hand over last year’s trophy with its new red accessories. From all of us here at The Factory Youth Zone, we would like to say thanks to… Read more »

There will be no Sunday session this week

The family friendly Sunday session this Sunday 19th November has been cancelled. Instead, there is a super fun trip to Salford Watersports Centre! There are places remaining for this trip, so if you are interested in going please contact or call up on 0161 203 5333  

The Return of FAC5

The last FAC5 course of 2017 starts today! Activities for young children age 6-9yrs // school years 2, 3 & 4 Choose between football, dance, guitar lessons and multisports.  

Congratulations, Learn2Lead :)

This year Learn2lead attended The Manchester City Council Youth Buzz awards 2017 and were extremely honoured to be nominated and runner up for the most effective youth group award.   To be recognised for this award was very motivating for us because it enabled us to understand the importance of all the different projects we… Read more »

MCFC Stadium Tour

Some of our Junior and Inclusion members were identified for both good behaviour and those who had a keen interest in football. We got tickets donated to us to take the group on a guided tour of the stadium, which included a behind the scenes look at the changing rooms, press rooms, and also pitch… Read more »