Podcast: What Manchester Taught Me with Bruntwood

The latest ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ podcast is now live with special guest Kate Vokes, Director of Social Impact at Bruntwood. ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ is a youth-led podcast series which allows listeners to get to know the charity’s supporters, delve deeper into their ties to Manchester, uncover their tips and tricks for success and... Read more »

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East Manchester’s £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone edges closer to completion

Over the past twelve months work has progressed well on-site of East Manchester’s brand-new Youth Zone, with construction of the £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone on schedule to complete this Spring.  Located on Hyde Road in Belle Vue, HideOut Youth Zone will offer young people aged 8-19, and up to 25 for those with additional needs, somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk... Read more »

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Theo Paphitis supports HideOut Youth Zone

Theo Paphitis has pledged to become a Founder Patron of East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone, via the Theo Paphitis Charitable Trust, giving back to the local community where he grew up. Set to open in Gorton in Spring 2020, HideOut Youth Zone will provide thousands of young people from East Manchester with somewhere to go,... Read more »

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This Is Manchester Award ambassadors discuss what makes Manchester special on new youth-led podcast series

This Is Manchester Awards Founder Ziara Siddique, TV host Jenny Powell and The Social PR agency owner Scott Thomas are the latest guests to be interviewed by young people on HideOut Youth Zone’s new podcast series ‘What Manchester Taught Me’. On the brand-new episode, Ziara, Jenny and Scott discuss their favourite places in Manchester, their... Read more »

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Supporters enjoy sneak peek inside East Manchester’s new £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone

Wednesday 6th November saw funders and supporters of East Manchester’s new HideOut Youth Zone gather to see the progress on-site of the £6.6million facility. Located on Hyde Road in East Manchester, HideOut Youth Zone is a brand-new charity set to inspire Manchester’s young people to lead healthier, happier, more aspirational lives through quality activities and... Read more »

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The only way is up as HideOut Youth Zone takes shape


The only way is up for East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone as work continues on the £6.6million Youth Zone steel superstructure. Located on Hyde Road in Gorton, HideOut Youth Zone is a brand-new charity which will provide thousands of young Mancunians with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Developed in... Read more »

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Supporters celebrate the start of construction at East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone

On Friday 17th May, funders and supporters of HideOut Youth Zone gathered on-site to see the progress of East Manchester’s new £6.6million Youth Zone. Located on Hyde Road in Gorton, the event provided guests with the opportunity to celebrate the construction progress, to see the building’s development and learn more about the project timeline, as... Read more »

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‘HideOut’ revealed as the official name for East Manchester’s £6.6million Youth Zone

HideOut Youth Zone was revealed as the official name for East Manchester’s £6.6million Youth Zone by young people at a brand reveal on Thursday 21st February. Working in partnership with Manchester based ForeverAgency, local young people created the name, logo and brand identity East Manchester’s new Youth Zone, set to open in Gorton in Spring... Read more »

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CEO appointed at East Manchester Youth Zone

Adam Farricker, former Head of Youth Strategy and Engagement at Manchester City Council, has been appointed Chief Executive of young people’s charity, East Manchester Youth Zone. 

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Fred Done unveiled as £6million donor to East Manchester Youth Zone

Fred Done has made a personal donation of £6million to create a brand-new Youth Zone in East Manchester.

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