Rainbows filled the streets of Wigan as equality and diversity were celebrated.

Rainbows filled the streets of Wigan as equality and diversity were celebrated. Wigan Youth Zone was given a splash of colour over the weekend as the town’s WiganPride event celebrated equality and diversity. The celebrations started at the WiganPride parade, which took place in Wigan Town Centre with a family-friendly fiesta of live entertainment, parade, […]

Summer with Saifeldeen

They say that learning is a treasure that follows its owner everywhere… It is only recently that I came to understand that statement this summer. The 25th of July marked the day where I have noticeably used what I’ve learned through experience from the past two years at Wigan Youth Zone and Onside Network. We […]

OnSide Ambassadors Blog

Our OnSide Ambassadors are back at it again!! Saif, Kai and Gemma have been back down to the Big Smoke as part of the Onside Young Ambassador exchange between the Grimsby YZ and a Youth Club from Boston U.S.A.  “We had the opportunity to meet a group from America as part of an exchange programme, […]

Meet our Head of Operations

1. Introduce yourself : Hi, I am Sikander Ali, a.k.a Siky and I am Head of Operations at Wigan Youth Zone Tell us a little bit about yourself outside of Youth Work : Outside of work I am a family man, I have been married to my wife Farrah for 13 years and we have […]

An update from fundraising

An update from the Head of Fundraising!  Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Wigan Youth Zone’s Patron update, we hope you are well and have been enjoying this gorgeous sunshine we have been having, long may it continue. It’s been a fun packed few months in FUNdraising at Wigan Youth Zone. It’s been […]

WYZ WEEKLY WOW – Young Wigner’s raise £2000 for Wigan Youth Zone.

Young Wigner’s raise £2000 for Wigan Youth Zone. A team of 8 young people have joined forces to raise money for Wigan Youth Zone by putting the FUN into Fundraising. The Junior Fundraising Teams’ first fundraiser was a huge success after challenging local entrepreneurs and businesses to a ‘Are you Smarter than a Junior Quiz’ […]

Wigan Youth Zone supports Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter

Wigan Youth Zone is incredibly proud to announce that we have become a supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter. The Good Employment charter’s goal is to raise employment standards throughout the city region and contribute to a thriving & productive economy. Wigan Youth Zone will be working hard to become a Member of […]

Altruisk Risk Management pledges support for Wigan Youth Zone

Renowned Health and Safety training Providers, Altruisk Risk Management, have recently announced that they will be partnering with Wigan Youth Zone and helping to raise much-needed funds for young people throughout Wigan and Leigh. Throughout the year, funds raised by Altruisk will provide crucial services for young people around the borough. From providing life-changing opportunities […]

WYZ WEEKLY WOW – Wigan Youth Zone celebrates Volunteers

Volunteers Week is an annual celebration to highlight the incredible work that volunteers put in throughout the UK. From 1st June to 7th June, we focused on the fantastic contributions our volunteers make to our centre each and every day. Whether it’s providing a listening ear for our young people or helping to ensure our […]

Wigan Youth Zone celebrates 9th Birthday

Wigan Youth Zone welcomes you to the jungle! Wigan Youth Zone is celebrating their 9th Birthday by putting the finishing touches on their Wild Birthday Celebration taking place on Saturday, the 18th of June. This free community event will feature live music and family fun with local flair in the heart of Wigan Town Centre. […]