Tag: young people

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 »

4th December #fyzadvent

During Sunday’s OnSide Ball, which other youth zones and patrons attended, No Youth, made up of two talented FYZ members, performed their latest music during pre-dinner drinks. Both Hannah and Lee have been attending the Factory since it opened nearly 6 years ago. If you would like to support Hannah and Sketch and their amazing,… Read more »

3rd December #fyzadvent

Having been with The Factory since it opened (5 years ago!) Nicole is aged 18 and has been a member of The Factory Youth Zone for 5 years.  She has recently completed the ‘Get a Job’ course funded by Accenture and moved into her first ever job at Wagamama. Congratulations Nicole! #22DaysToGo

2nd December #fyzadvent

One of our junior members, Liam Fogg aged 8, won his first ever trophy last night for being Man of the Match our football competition! #23DaysToGo

1st December #fyzadvent

Get your locksmiths at the ready as there are a lot of doors to open this month. Behind door one in #FYZadvent we meet Lucas Achaffrath, a young person who deserves a hug ‘congratulations’. After being unemployed for approximately one year, Lucas joined our ‘Get a Job’ course in August – a course available to… Read more »


Hello, my name is Katlyn and I have participated in the Learn2Lead programme. It was a fantastic opportunity for myself and a plethora of other individuals to boost their confidence whilst achieving numerous awards by being involved in a variety of different activities and classes. These activities consisted of gaining a first aid certificate during… Read more »