WATCH: Take a sneak peek inside HideOut Youth Zone

We were delighted to welcome the young people’s development group to HideOut on Friday 7th August to show them the finished Youth Zone for the very first time. From branding to staff interviews, the young people’s development group have played a vital role in the Youth Zone’s development over the past 2 years. Become a... Read more »

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First member visits HideOut!

Namyla was the very first person to become a member of HideOut after signing up earlier this year. Today we welcomed Namyla & her brother Armaan to HideOut for a special sneak peek tour. Following the tour, Namyla said “I’m really excited for the Youth Zone to open. I can’t wait to try climbing, sports... Read more »

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Update: Resident’s Open Day

Due to changes to Government guidance regarding COVID-19, we have taken the decision to postpone the local resident’s open day due to take place on Saturday 8th August. Protecting the health and wellbeing of young people, employees, volunteers and the wider community is our primary focus. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will be... Read more »

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Gorton firefighters raising funds for HideOut Youth Zone

A group of firefighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) are training for a gruelling charity event on September 17 and 18, 2020. The famous Fan Dance Challenge will see Gorton White Watch take on the 24KM route in South Wales carrying 20KG Bergen backpacks, and will include them completing the route covered... Read more »

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Could you be one of ‘The Thousand?’

HideOut Youth Zone is proud to reveal its brand-new fundraising campaign ‘The Thousand‘. HideOut Youth Zone is a new charity based in Manchester. Our aim is support thousands of young Mancunians by providing them with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to – but we can’t do it alone. Located in... Read more »

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HideOut Youth Zone Project Update

A new opening plan has been unveiled for the ‘HideOut’, East Manchester’s new £6.6million OnSide Youth Zone. Construction was recently completed on the state-of-the-art facility, which is located in on the border of Gorton and Longsight, Manchester. The Youth Zone had originally planned an official opening day celebration this Spring with hundreds of local young... Read more »

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Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

HideOut Youth Zone was scheduled to officially open this Spring (June 2020) however we have decided to adapt our opening plan in light of the latest Coronavirus best practice measures and detailed discussions with Manchester City Council, local partners and other stakeholders. The wellbeing of young people, employees and the local community is our absolute priority... Read more »

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“HideOut Youth Zone is absolutely fantastic” says Theo Paphitis

On Tuesday 10 March, Theo Paphitis visited HideOut Youth Zone for the first time since announcing his Founder Patron support for the charity. Theo, who has fond memories of growing up in Gorton, said the tour left him feeling ‘inspired’ and is now calling on the Manchester business community to come together in support of... Read more »

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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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