Spring has sprung! An update from fundraising.

It’s been a busy few months for team fundraising, with the return of our first Annual Ball since the pandemic raising over £35,000! The theme was ‘Springing back into action’, and what a night we had, our host Pete Pennington certainly put the FUN in Fundraising, with some literal money can’t buy prizes up for […]

Who runs the world? GIRLS!

On Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th March, Wigan Youth Zone celebrated #InternationalWomensDay2022. International Women’s Day is celebrated each year around the world, originating in 1911. Each year, women across the planet join together in solidarity and celebrate their achievements. This day is important, as it is a day to celebrate women, a day to raise […]

Annual Ball fundraiser raises £35,000 for local Children’s Charity!

Thousands of pounds were raised for Wigan Youth Zone at their Annual Charity Ball which returned last weekend, after a hiatus of two years due to Covid-19. Wigan Youth Zone’s Annual Ball has been hailed a success after raising £35,000 for the charity. The event was attended by over 160 people who donned their glad […]

Wigan Youth Zone launches a new safety campaign to support young people.

Wigan Youth Zone launches new safety campaign to support young people  Wigan Youth Zone has launched a new ‘Safety Campaign’ in partnership with Wigan Council and Greater Manchester Police, which is designed to provide its members with more information about personal safety. Wigan Council’s Community Safety Fund, provided personal attack alarms that are to be […]

Wigan Youth Zone, always supporting young people.  

In the heart of Wigan, Wigan Youth Zone is dedicated to combatting the ever-rising Mental Health Issues among young people. The pandemic has had a huge impact on all of our lives, however, for the young people throughout the Wigan and Leigh Borough the lockdown has been devastating. Across the country, more young people than […]

WYZ WEEKLY WOW! Members BANISH their fears!

Young people at Wigan Youth Zone were left feeling great this week after being challenged to get moving by a former professional rugby player, as part of a new 2022 ‘Workout for your Wellbeing’ programme. The brand-new six-week programme is being run by former Leigh Centurion’s player and founder of wellbeing workout app Banish, Jamie […]

WYZ Weekly WOW – It’s time to Health Yo’ Self!

On Saturday 29th January 2022, Wigan Youth Zone hosted their very first “Health Yo-Self” event. The event featured numerous health and wellbeing centred activities, each aimed at promoting positive self-development. The main objective of this event was to provide young people with the tools and knowledge required to improve physical, nutritional and mental health. By […]

A moment with Mentoring Mike

In 2019 we were delighted to be awarded a Children in Need grant to run a mentoring programme that supports young people from Wigan and Leigh. Our mentoring programme is aimed at young people living in the borough aged 8 to 19 years of age.  Our mentoring programme has seen 51 young people access the […]