Category Archives: Children in Need

September snapshot!

Apologies for the lack of posts the last few months, we have had a manic time to say the least. As you will know from previous posts we have just moved our project to a new premises which has taken up a huge amount of effort. We are now  settling in so hopefully we will have more time to keep the blog updated!

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Striking it lucky at Your Ideas!

During half term we took our Spectrum Orange group AND Spectrum Red group to Hollywood Bowl in Rubery to try their luck at a game of bowling.Unknown

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January at Spectrum Orange Club

Two sessions into 2013 and the younger Spectrum Club, funded by Children in Need is in full swing.

We have had several awesome new members join in the last few months and the group has swelled! Continue reading

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Another successful year at Your Ideas Redditch

Firstly we would like to wish you all a belated Happy New Year from all at Your Ideas!

Secondly we would like to share some of our highlights from 2012…

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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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Latest and greatest update!

So it’s been a while since I have had chance to properly update on the day to day going ons at Your Ideas Redditch headquarters in Matchborough, so here is the latest and greatest from the last month…

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Your Ideas Redditch Update

So it’s time for an update on what’s been going on at Your Ideas Redditch headquarters…

-Two of our amazing members applied for and received a grant to work with other local youngsters in a project named ‘Fix Up Look Sharp’. The grant is from the Princes Trust – Ben Kinsella Trust who support youngsters aged 14-25 to set up their own project to help promote anti-gun, knife and gang violence messages to their local community. We are running a series of workshops creating planters and other wooden goodies to be donated to Noahs Ark Nursery in Matchborough.

-On Thursday 2 of our Art Club members went along to the Matchborough Youth Forum meeting to find out more about the group. They visited at the right time as the group were treated to a tour of the town hall – including a question and answer with the Mayor of Redditch Anita Clayton in her parlour! Our members loved it and are planning on getting more involved.
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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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