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23 10 '19
Comments Off on Wigan Athletic captain Samy Morsy Visits Wigan Youth Zone

Wigan Athletic captain Samy Morsy attended one of Latics’ Premier League Kicks sessions at Wigan Youth Zone. The weekly football session is for young people aged 8-16 who attend Wigan Mosque, with the visit part of the club’s equality and diversity programme Together, and in support of Kick it Out. Latics captain Morsy helped youngsters…

22 10 '19
Comments Off on New funding from The FA to give players in WYZ their first taste of Futsal

Youngsters in Wigan Youth Zone will soon be given the chance to try out Futsal for the first time thanks to funding from The Football Association (The FA). In June, The FA made £300,000 available to County Football Associations, FA-affiliated clubs, youth and adult football leagues who wished to develop either one or two new…

17 10 '19
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone Founder Recognised

Wigan Youth Zone Founder and former Chairman, Martin Ainscough CBE has been recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the prestigious North West Charity Awards 2019. Standish born, Martin received the accolade for his relentless charity work across the North-West and especially for Wigan Youth Zone where he has invested both money and time before…

16 10 '19
Comments Off on Staff From WYZ To Take Part In ‘Tour De Youth Zone’ Next Week

The Tour De Youth Zone Team are getting ready for their epic 500 mile bike ride next week – and you can follow suit for the 1km Family Bike Ride which is to take place on Mesnes Park this Tuesday.  On Tuesday 22nd October, the cyclists will make their way through to Wigan Youth Zone,…

08 10 '19
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone Annual Ball 2019

Wigan Youth Zone’s 2019 Annual Ball raised a staggering £75,000 at the DW Stadium on Saturday night. Back for 2019, after a one year absence, the Annual Ball showcased the very best of Wigan Youth Zone’s young people with special acts throughout the evening. The night was introduced by Wigan Youth Zone’s Chairman of the…

04 10 '19
Comments Off on WYZ Named Greater Manchester CC Charity Partner 2019/20

We are delighted to be chosen as one of ten Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Charity Partners for 2019/20. Each year, Greater Manchester Chamber selects ten charities who share the values of the Chamber who demonstrate positive impact in their community. The Chamber selects one charity in each of the local authority areas, and we…

11 09 '19
Comments Off on WYZ Golf Day Gallery

Wigan Youth Zone’s annual Golf Day took place on Friday 6th September as teams from across the Borough spent their afternoon raising funds for the Youth Zone at Wigan Golf Day  A huge thank you to all who took part: Richard Crayston, Dominic Jones, Natwest, Keytech, One Stop Hire, MJM Foods, Andrew Smith, All Star…

08 09 '19
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone: Disability Confident Committed

We are now recognised as Disability Confident Committed at Wigan Youth Zone.  Through the Department and Work and Pensions, the Disability Confident scheme is working with employers to ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations, and we are delighted to…

03 09 '19
Comments Off on Jigsaw Foundation Grants Funding For Wigan Youth Zone

Jigsaw Foundation, part of the Jigsaw Homes Group, has awarded £25,000 to Wigan Youth Zone. The funding will help the Youth Zone reach out to our residents in Wigan and Leigh, offering a range of targeted services which include counselling, mentoring, employability and enterprise programmes, days out and holiday clubs. The Youth Zone is open…

02 09 '19
Comments Off on Over 50 WYZ Runners for Wigan 10K

Over 50 runners pounded the pavement for Wigan Youth Zone for the annual 10K which took place at the heart of Wigan Town Centre this weekend. The event, which takes place every year saw Wigan Youth Zone represented with over 50 runners crossing the finish line and raising money for the Youth Zone. Part of…

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