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Salford Lads and girls trip

       On Saturday 25th May a party of lads club members set off for the clubs 108th camp to Aberystwyth. The first camp in 1904 was at Llanddulas in Wales and the club camps have taken place in many different locations including, Bridlington on the Yorkshire Coast, Ramsey on the Isle of Man, Kettleshulme in Derbyshire and Hoylake on the Wirral. The Salford Youth Alliance joined our own volunteer team to set up the campsite earlier in the…...
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Youth Activity Day

What a great day lots of hard work and planning went into the day in such a short time. We tried to showcase what the alliance has done for youth activity and Sparky over the last year with regards to what sessions we have put on for the young people but also supporting the sessions with providing sports coach volunteers to assist staff in delivery too. The alliance are very proud of our volunteers, keep up the good work guys.…...
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Christmas Event

Salford Youth Alliance volunteers supported the annual Christmas Festival at Clarendon Leisure Centre in partnership with the SAYO/SPARKY Project. Over 300 people attended the event from the local community. The event had an excellent festive atmosphere with some fantastic low cost activities for the whole family to enjoy.    (more…)...
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Volunteer completes youth leaders programme.

Sheldon, has been taking part in our Inspiring Youth Leaders programme. He has been participating in the programme for 5 months. For his project he decided he wanted to gain coaching experience in boxing. The sport has been a hobby of his for some time, but now he wants to develop his skills. We caught up with Sheldon at Eccles Boxing School to see how he was getting on in his coaching sessions… Sheldon is teaching a group of 8-14years…...
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Volunteer Journey

Today our media volunteer Rhys Blanchard caught up with Salford Youth Alliance's first Volunteer Lewis Gregory. Lewis sat down with Rhys to answer some questions about the journey he has been on with the Project. Through Salford Youth Alliance Lewis has contributed over 50 hours of volunteering to his local community and also gained a National Pool Lifeguard qualification, Dodgeball Level 2 and a handling conflict well qualification. Lewis is doing fantastic and has secured a casual sports coach position…...
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NHS health and well being

Mental health and wellbeing Good mental health, or emotional wellbeing, involves feeling confident about ourselves and happy with who we are. It's about having a sense of self-worth and being able to cope with life's ups and downs. Mental wellbeing is important because it influences not only how we think and feel about ourselves, but also how we think and feel about other people. Our mental health can affect how we deal with everyday life and the stresses and challenges…...
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