The Manchester Ball raises £53,000 for Manchester’s young people

The annual Manchester Ball took place on Friday 8th November, supported by local businesses, and the professional community. The Manchester Ball is an independent fundraising dinner which donates 100% of its proceeds each year to a local charity to help with their excellent work. 2019 marks the 32ndAnniversary of The Manchester Ball, during which time, it... Read more »

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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GCA Altium hosts charity football tournament in support of HideOut Youth Zone

GCA Altium’s Manchester team hosted a 5-a-side football tournament on October 17th to raise funds for HideOut Youth Zone, a brand-new Manchester-based charity the team supports as a Founding Patron. 25 teams from businesses across the North West took part in the tournament and together raised £4000 for HideOut, a state-of-the-art Youth Zone, set to... Read more »

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Manchester business leaders to be quizzed by local young people for new podcast series

Manchester business leaders, including serial entrepreneur Fred Done, are set to reveal their secrets for success and how they have been influenced by the city of Manchester in a new podcast series hosted by local young people. ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ is a brand-new series developed by youngsters who are assisting with the creation of... Read more »

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98 of Manchester’s elite coders test their agile skills in the kanban cup

On Wednesday 11th September, nearshore software development company Godel, which has its headquarters in Manchester, held its second 5-a-side knock-out football tournament – the Kanban Cup – for Manchester’s coding community, in support of HideOut Youth Zone. The annual tournament showcased the wealth of software development talent in the north-west – and their agile skills... Read more »

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Global investment bank GCA Altium invests in Manchester’s young people

  Global investment bank GCA Altium becomes the latest Founder Patron supporter of Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone, a brand-new charity which will provide thousands of young Mancunians with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. Set to open in Gorton in 2020, the new OnSide Youth Zone will provide young people... 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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Young people continue their collaboration with Manchester based Forever Agency

Young people from Manchester have continued their collaboration with award-winning designers, Forever Agency, to create a series of eye-catching hoardings which are situated around the new Youth Zone site in Gorton. After revealing the new name and logo for HideOut Youth Zone earlier this year, their latest collaboration with Forever Agency includes the unveiling their... Read more »

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ANS Group makes incredible pledge to support second Youth Zone in the city

Cloud service provider, ANS Group has pledged to become a Founder Patron of East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone, making it the first company to become a supporter of both Youth Zones in the city. Set to open in Gorton in Spring 2020, HideOut Youth Zone will provide thousands of young people from East Manchester with... Read more »

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