Monthly Archives: October 2012

Reason to celebrate at Your Ideas!

For those who haven’t been hearing every 2 minutes on our twitter (@your_ideas), we have been successful with our Big Lottery Reaching Communities bid!!! This is to develop the Spectrum club – our work with young people with Aspergers Syndrome for the next 5 years and we are so pleased. Continue reading

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Prevention is better than cure!

 

We were recently visited by Dr Simon Murphy who is a candidate for the new Police and Crime Commissioner for West Midlands and Local Labour Councillor John Fisher.

They found out about our lovely little project and how offering positive activities to youngsters in a setting like ours can help reduce the chances of becoming disengaged and at risk of offending, which can be a cheaper and more effective solution in the long run.

 

To read the full article and laugh at the cheesy photo check out the link below…

 

 

Read more: Pledge to put more police on the streets | Redditch Standard

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Extreme Makeover – Your Ideas Redditch Website Edition

As mentioned in previous posts we have had big changes at Your Ideas this summer/autumn due to projects finishing and new projects on the horizon so we have had a makeover on our website to reflect this. It is up to date, easier to navigate and looks even better than before.

It won’t replace the blog as we think they compliment each other, with the website being more information based and the blog great for day to day updates.

If you want more information about the project then check it out – http://www.yourideas.org.uk/

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Children in Need donations making a difference in Redditch

It’s that time of year again when people start raising funds for the much publicized annual Children in Need campaign. Our project is no different and this year our Spectrum Club members are planning a Halloween party fundraiser.

We have been incredibly fortunate as a project to have benefited financially from this campaign when we received 3 year funding for our ever popular Spectrum Club. Continue reading
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