Supporting the next generation of the workforce 

Empower Youth Zones appoints two apprentices to support the future growth of the organisation.  In October 2023, Empower Youth Zones appointed two new apprentices to join the Communications Team to support of the growth of the organisaiton.   The two apprentices will support Empower manage the communications of HideOut Youth Zone located in Gorton, East Manchester […]

Drill Music on Trial

HideOut Youth Zone’s Deputy Head of Youth Work and Partnerships speaks up on the role of the drill music in criminal youth cases. Deputy Head of Youth Work and Partnerships, Kerin Morris, headed to Liverpool on the 9th October to serve as a panellist at the Society of Labour Lawyers conference on “Drill Music and […]

Going global with JD Foundation 

The JD Foundation launch their internal podcast to staff across the globe with help from host from HideOut Youth Zone. On Wednesday 22nd November the JD Foundation visited HideOut Youth Zone to premier  the first episode of their brand-new internal podcast which was hosted by Senior Club member, Aliyah. Aliyah was invited to The JD […]

A trip to the Teenage Markets!

HideOut young people head to local community markets for enterprise project. On Sunday 29th October, eight of our Senior Club members headed to the stalls of the Teenage Markets in Gorton, as part of an ongoing, collaborative enterprise project. This project was designed to give young people an opportunity to manage all areas of enterprise […]

1 Year of Free Meals at HideOut!

HideOut Youth Zone celebrates providing young people with free hot meals for a year. In October 2022, HideOut began providing free meals for all members on all sessions throughout its provision. Due to the increased pressures put on local communities, families and young people by the cost-of-living crisis, the decision was made that it was […]

HideOut turns three! 

HideOut Youth Zone celebrates its third year of operations with its local community and supporters. Tuesday 26th September 2023, saw HideOut Youth Zone officially turn three years old! As part of celebrating this exciting milestone, HideOut once again invited the community of Manchester through the balloon archway to join in the festivities. With fun-filled activities […]


Young people across Salford have voted and the new Youth Zone name is revealed for the first time. Nearly 1,000 young people across Salford have determined the name of the city’s new Youth Zone. The name of the Youth Zone was revealed in an exclusive ceremony at Ordsall Hall on Wednesday 1st November, following a […]

HideOut gets Street wise 

HideOut teams up with national charity, Street Doctors, to empower young people to keep themselves safe on the streets.  HideOut Youth Zone teamed up with national charity, Street Doctors, to deliver a short-term project for young people.  The project was created to empower young people to become part of the solution to street violence through […]


Salford Youth Zone is set to begin development after securing planning approval from Salford City Council. The new Salford Youth Zone has been granted planning permission by Salford City Council and is set to begin development in winter 2023, with the opening of the Youth Zone estimated for early 2025. The Youth Zone will be […]