Monthly Archives: April 2012

Breaking News – Firefit Eggstravaganza Final Total

Our Fire Fit Health Challenge on March 9th was a raging success as you will know if you have been following our blog (see links below).

As you may know we received generous donations from local shops, residents and well wishers on the day of which every penny is to be used at Your Ideas to fund our work with the local community.

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About Me – Nathan Russell

It’s about time we introduced you to another one of our amazing members who help make Your Ideas Redditch great! Nathan is our second member to answer a few questions about what he thinks of Your Ideas.

Hello my name is Nathan and I am 13 years old and I live in Redditch and have been coming to Your Ideas since it opened.

What I have done here – I have done loads of art work here, like a model head and spray painting and painting canvasses. 

What I like about Your Ideas – You help the community and its fun and you get to go on trips. 

Why I come here – Its fun and you get to do loads of different activities.

If I could change something about Your Ideas it would be -Nothing I wouldn’t change nothing. 

As he is a man of few words I have dug out photographs of Nathan since he started with us so you can see a snapshot of what he has been a part of with us. Enjoy!

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Core to the way we work is listening to the people we work with and those we help. We believe everyone should have a voice so its great when we get a piece to put on the Blog. But remember the opinions here are those of the person and they don’t necessarily reflect Your Ideas’s policies or views.

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Easter Art Club Bonanza

So we are back in the centre after the madness of our Easter holiday art sessions, after a big tidy and sort out we are back to some sort of normality!

Our Easter art sessions comprised of 3 consecutive days of art activities with local youngsters to create masterpieces for our upcoming display as funded by Grants for Arts.

Artist Rich Inwood shared his graffiti skills with the youngsters by constructing a huge mural using 4 large boards, copious amounts of paint and lots of time.

As you can imagine the centre looked like it had been hit by a colourful tornado by the end of the week and we had created some incredible work. Over 300 photos were taken as the camera was passed around the centre over the 3 days, check out the slideshow below to see what we got up to…

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Spectrum Club Snapshot in Photos

We thought we would treat you to an insight into our Spectrum Club world using photographs from a session on March 29th.

The Spectrum Club is currently funded by Children In Need (big thank you to anyone who donates) and is for youngsters diagnosed with Aspergers. On the surface it is merely a youth club session for those with Aspergers, but for the members and their families it is much more .

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