Month: December 2017

24th December #fyzadvent

It’s time to let our ‘mince spies’ retire for a year – but first we have our final advent door. Yesterday @ANSgroup brought lots of Christmas presents to give out to our young people. Thank you so much for your generosity – they really appreciated it! #FYZadvent

23rd December #fyzadvent

A group of three young leaders visited Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre and taught some of the older generation how to use their smart phones. No one managed to escape without a selfie and a snapchat filter!     #2DaysToGo  

22nd December #fyzadvent

Our ‘mince spies’ were greeted by AO whose employees have been super generous in donating presents for our young people. Thank you so much! #3DaysToGo

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?!

19th December #fyzadvent

Jermane and James took four Junior members and four young leaders to Disneyland Paris – 10 first class flights and tickets to Disneyland Paris donated by British Airways and Disneyland. The young people went with families affected by the attack earlier this year and a host of celebrities including the cast of Hollyoaks and comedian… Read more »

18th December #fyzadvent

Dragos is one of our young people and here he is playing bass guitar at a Sing City event, held at the Royal Northern College of Music. He started playing bass less than 12 months ago with Phil, the music tutor here. Great work Dragos   #7DaysToGo #FYZadvent

18th December #fyzadvent

Having never climbed before, Braedan plucked up the courage to try our climbing wall and made it all the way to the top. Massive well done Braedan, we are all really proud! #8DaysToGo #FYZadvent

16th December #fyzadvent

Some our young people taking part in the Smart Futures Project attended a career evening at The Lowry Theatre yesterday to gain an insight in to their working world. They explored how they can get work in the industry along with routes for progression and the different opportunities available. What do the young people gain… Read more »

15th December #fyzadvent

Yesterday was the final session of a 10 week programme for Junior Choices – a 10 week programme that uses sports, arts and adventures to instil confidence, self-worth, leadership skills and positive role models in the lives of young people. These young people have worked really hard on each session and as a reward, were… Read more »