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News From August 2016

MYL at the Manchester Caribbean Carnival

Our Youth Engagement was on the loose at the Manchester Caribbean Carnival this weekend.  The two day long festival in Alexandra Park was an amazing show case of the great diversity of people found in Manchester and it was great seeing so many new faces. Hope to see you all again next year! Check out […]

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Lights……Camera…. Action for Project 8 at MMU Birley

A powerful performance from young people attending the Project 8 sessions at MMU Birley on Wednesday 10th August. With the expert guidance of the talented Odd Arts leaders our young people delivered a punchy performance . Definitely stars in the making!   A big thank you to our delivery partners Odd Arts Theatre Company and […]

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National Play Day sees Play Sessions filled

The 4th of August MYL celebrated National Play Day at all our centres. The play sessions was filled to the brim with great activities like treasure hunts, face painting, den building and lots of outdoor games. Manchester Young Lives know the importance of play more than anyone. With multiple play sessions at each centre every […]

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Santander at the Moss Side Adventure Playground

The 4th of August, we had the pleasure of another visit of volunteers from Santander. This time it was the Moss Side Adventure Playground that got an overhaul. After a long day filled with weeding out and gardening the team from Santander also showed that they still knew the value of play! It was overall a […]

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Project 8 brings opportunities to Moss Side

Manchester Young Lives is delivering a new project for 12 weeks this summer. Project 8 is a youth engagement programme that delivers training out of our base at the Powerhouse in Moss Side three times a week. The young people involved will develop skills, build their confidence, gain valuable work experience, get employability skills and […]

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Social Action Project with NCS the Challenge

The 1st of July, our Gorton outreach project, the Parktastic Project, got a visit by volunteers aged 15-17 from NCS the Challenge. It was a great day and the volunteers got the young people at the session involved in sports and various activites including a wild bug hunt. Thank you to all the volunteers and […]

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