“Youth work has changed my life; now I hope to inspire others.” My Dad died when I was two years old. When I was 11, my Auntie committed suicide and my Mum began to drink, and rapidly became an alcoholic. As a result I had to look after myself from a young age. We had weeks […]
There has been a worrying increase in knife crime in South West London recently. Over the past few months we have seen several incidents shake the communities that we live and work in. This month within a period of 16 days 11 Londoners were stabbed to death and official statistics released in April showed a 20% increase in the rate of knife attacks in the capital. […]
Dinner and a show for our ladies. On Tuesday, 25 January we had a fantastic opportunity – thanks to Bradford Cinderella Club – to take 16 girls out for the evening to enjoy a Nando’s meal followed by a performance of Peter Pan at the Alhambra Theatre. For many of the girls this was their first […]
Upcoming fundraising event. Be sure to put Friday 24th March in your diary for a day of fun, food and fundraising. We look forward to seeing you there!
Wow what a summer! For the first time FAST London was able to run a full summer programme of activities. As well as weekly drop-ins and sports, with support from Battersea Summer Scheme, we ran discounted trips taking the young people off the estate for fun and adventure. These trips included kayaking, Adventure Island, Water […]
“All the training and early get ups were well worth it!” A big thank you and well done to Emily who raised over £600 for e:merge taking on a 100 mile bike ride through London. “Ride London was an amazing day. I felt incredibly intimidated by the 100 mile distance as this was my first […]
Xsport is a 3 days sports camp in Bradford with 70 young people attending this year. There are two coaching sessions each day, a set of team challenges and some thought provoking and fun meetings based on the Olympic theme of Live your Passion. Xsport is a safe an positive environment for a really broad […]
ParkLife is a week long event in Bowling Park, Bradford when we run a broad range of inclusive and fun activities from 11am to 4pm every day with amazing support from the Friends of Bowling Park. This year we had over 320 people attend across the week with over 200 coming for the BBQ on Friday. […]