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Travelling to our Youth Zone Safely

Young people at The Way Youth Zone took part in a training session with National Express West Midlands and Transport for West Midlands to help them to travel more independently. This training not only promotes independence and life skills, it increases the confidence in young people and helps them feel safer in their communities. Eight…
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The Way Youth Zone to Provide Free Entry and Hot Meals for Wolverhampton’s Young People

The Way Youth Zone, a state-of-the-art facility for young people aged 8-18 in Wolverhampton is pleased to announce that it will be providing free entry and free hot meals for young people throughout the winter, thanks to funding from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund. Currently with…
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A Healthy Boost from JG Physique

A huge thank you to JG Physique and JG Foundation for supporting The Way Youth Zone. James Gough, the founder and owner of JG Physique, an online health and fitness coaching company, held an inaugural charity event at The Belfry for JG Foundation. The event raised over £7,740.00 with the sole desire and mission of…
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Equipment Donation is Music to our Ears!

Budding musicians are hitting the right note in our Youth Zone with a bumper donation of instruments and music equipment from Maped Helix 1% for Education Fund. Stationery giant Maped Helix delivered over £5,000 worth of music equipment to The Way Youth Zone last week, including four electric guitars, four acoustic guitars, a drum kit…
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Youth Zone Receives Football Equipment Boost from Local Businessman

Local businessman and Youth Zone Trustee, Ash Raju, donated football equipment to The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton. This equipment not only supports the young people who have a passion for the sport, but can also be used in a variety of other activities to keep the Youth Zone members active and engaged. The equipment…
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£5,000 raised by Collins Aerospace to support Wolverhampton’s young people at The Way Youth Zone

Keen golfers from Collins Aerospace and other Midlands businesses raised an incredible £5,000 for The Way Youth Zone at a charity golf tournament at Oxley Park Golf Club. The tournament, which was held on Friday 8th September, saw 88 golfers take to the greens in support of the Youth Zone, which provides a safe and…
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Young people with mental health issues will receive help and support at Wolverhampton’s The Way thanks to Staffordshire Freemasons

Hundreds of young people who regularly attend the evening sessions at The Way Youth Zone in Wolverhampton will be able to access mental health “first aid”, thanks to a grant of £35,000 from Staffordshire Freemasons. The Way’s ‘Time to Talk’ project is designed as an early intervention programme to identify young people in need, to…
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The Way Youth Zone celebrates after receiving £245,417 in National Lottery Funding

The Way Youth Zone based in Wolverhampton is celebrating today after being awarded £245,417 over three years from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. The Way will use their funding to intensively support 30 young people per year aged 8 – 18 in care, leaving care or…
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The Way Youth Zone Teen Inspires with New Novel About Sustainability

Mattat Salmon, an 18-year-old homeschooled student, has released her first novel, “Breath,” on Amazon. The novel is an inspiring story about a family of friends making a treacherous journey through a world ruined by pollution, to make it into an eco city where they can finally breathe without a gas mask. The story explores themes…
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NIS – A New Patron for our Youth Zone

We are really excited to welcome National Infrastructure Solutions (NIS) as our new Patron! NIS is a Wolverhampton-based training specialist that thrives on getting disadvantaged people back into employment. The company will help us to build on our crucial work in supporting Wolverhampton’s young people and it has also encouraged its 40-strong workforce to volunteer,…
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