Month: December 2017

14th December #fyzadvent

Last night FYZ staff members Jermane and James took two of our young leaders, Jack and Jak, to watch the United match in the Knights Box after the prize was kindly donated by Tony Cahill from City Glass. The lads had a great time and really appreciate it – thank you Tony. #11DaysToChristmas

13th December #fyzadvent

Rebecca has recently completed the ‘Get A Job’ programme, on which she gained 100% attendance. Upon completion of the course Rebecca had a successful work trial with Wagamama and will be working in their kitchen team training as a chef which has always been a dream job of hers. We are all really proud of… Read more »

12th December #fyzadvent

We’re all ready and excited to welcome Vestacare, our lovely most regular customers, to The Factory Brew for their private Christmas party. Merry Christmas Vestacare, from everyone at The Factory!

11th December #fyzadvent

Today we are celebrating yet another successful round of FAC5! FAC5 is 5 week targeted programme for Years 2- 4 to give them a flavour of the sessions and activities offered here at The Factory. #fyzadvent #14DaysToGo The next round of FAC5 will start on Monday 8th January. See you there!  

10th December #fyzadvent

This year on International Women’s Day, some of our Senior members let us know what they were thinking about. They are here to inspire the next generation!   #15DaysToGo  

9th December #fyzadvent

Today we are celebrating all of our young leaders in general. Since the start of Learn2Lead, there are have been over 1,200 volunteering attendances by young people! They have been at The Factory, the National Football Museum, and a number of off-site trips and events. Congratulations to all of you, you are absolute stars and… Read more »

8th December #fyzadvent

18 year old Jaymee, has recently completed the ‘Get a Job’ course and is looking to start a career in the technology industry. She has been invited for an interview with one of our founder patrons ANS this Friday.  Wish her luck #FYZadvent #17DaysToGo

7th December #fyzadvent #tbt

My HOBY Residential Leadership Programme Lancaster University, April 2017 My time at HOBY was so fulfilling! Since I was the oldest it felt odd at the beginning but through the programme I actually became close with my team. At some point we were all crying and then laughing again – I think these were the moments… Read more »

6th December #fyzadvent

Hannah has been coming to The Factory for nearly 6 years and regularly speaks out about how it has helped shape her future. Recently Hannah was invited to speak at an event in London with The Lord Mayor where over 350 people were in attendance. After the event The Lord Mayor then sent Hannah a… Read more »

5th December #fyzadvent

On Sunday 3rd December myself and 3 other volunteers attended the Hilton Hotel in Manchester, this was an amazing event that showed people what Onside Youth Zones do, I was welcoming people on the stairs while they were walking up to the event. This was also a grate chance for myself to meet other Youth… Read more »