Warrington Youth Zone is open!

Warrington Youth Zone is officially open! The charity held a huge community open day and party on Saturday, welcoming over 1,400 people to mark the momentous occasion, which also saw the Youth Zone fire through the 1,000 member mark. The day started with a parade from the Town Hall and through the town centre before... Read more »

50 days to go!

The countdown is on to the grand opening of Warrington’s state-of-the-art OnSide Youth Zone – with just 50 days to go! The charity has today announced it will officially open its doors on Saturday 2nd July with a huge party planned and the whole town invited. Construction on the £6.9million centre was completed in the... Read more »

First look inside Warrington Youth Zone

Warrington’s young people were given a first look inside of their state-of-the-art OnSide Youth Zone as construction edges closer to completion. The group, which included members of the Young People’s Development Group, were joined by the Youth Zone’s supporters as they were given a guided tour of the building and were able to see the... Read more »

Blog: The challenge of safeguarding on a digital platform for young people

As a children and young people’s organisation safeguarding is our primary focus and most of our discussions, planning and considerations incorporate a focus on safeguarding. This is like organisations across the country who support children, young people and families. We are so consumed by the issue that we often assume that organisations in other sectors... Read more »

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Blog: The success of YOOF is based on the success of the partnerships

YOOF is a digital platform for children, young people and young adults from across Cheshire to view and share digital content. The concept was born out of the pandemic when agencies supporting children and young people were forced to take all their services online and use zoom, teams and google hangouts. As with the whole... Read more »

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WARRINGTON YOUTH ZONE CELEBRATES ACQUISITION OF SITE BY REVEALING ITS NEW LOGO

Young people from Warrington have unveiled the logo for their new OnSide Youth Zone to supporters, as they celebrated obtaining the land on which it will be built.  More than 7,700 young people had their say on the design, which was developed by the Youth Zone’s Young People’s Development Group, supported by digital agency Carpe... Read more »

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EPIC CANOE CHALLENGE RAISES OVER £80K FOR WARRINGTON YOUTH ZONE

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that 28 participants from the Collaborative Learning Circle, have raised over £80K for the new Warrington Youth Zone, by taking part in the Caledonian Canoe Trip; Sixty miles of rowing from Fort William to Inverness, Scotland! The brave team which comprised of 28 seasoned highways industry professionals made the 60-mile trip,... Read more »

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PLANS APPROVED FOR NEW WARRINGTON YOUTH ZONE

Proposals for the development of a new £6.5million OnSide Youth Zone, supporting thousands of young people across Warrington, have moved a step closer as a planning application has been approved by Warrington Borough Council. The joint venture between national young people’s charity OnSide and Warrington Borough Council will see a purpose-built facility which will raise... Read more »

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GREEN LIGHT GIVEN FOR NEW £6M WARRINGTON YOUTH ZONE DEVELOPMENT

Proposals for the development of a new £6million OnSide Youth Zone, supporting thousands of young people across the borough, have been given the green light by Warrington Borough Council’s Executive Board. The joint venture between the council, national young people’s charity OnSide and Warrington Youth Club will see a purpose-built facility which will raise aspirations,... Read more »

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