Tag: Young People

Funding in action

Funding in action: LWOOSA and The Bristol Port Company

Be inspired by our video about long-term fundholder The Bristol Port Company and the essential funding they are providing, through Quartet, to support the vital…
Whitewood Family Fund

Whitewood Family Fund

A family fund helping young people through sport. Read about the inspiring story of Ruth and Arthur Whitewood and their legacy of the Whitewood Family…
Three people in colourful costume. To the left a person dressed as the Dr Suess's The Grinch, in the middle a woman dressed as Mrs Claus and to the right, Santa with Hat and full white beard

Giving Santa a helping hand

A local community group braved the weather for three nights in December to help Santa distribute gifts to over 2,500 children across Avonmouth, Shirehampton, Lawrence…
Four African-Caribbean heritage children / teenagers seated on a wooden bench outside in St Paul's Adventure playground

Greening the inner-city

When you drive up the M32 from Bristol City Centre it’s hard to imagine what lies behind the colourful roadside fencing on Newfoundland Road. Yet…
Smiling junior school aged girl stands with a hula hoop at head height, to the left of her another girl is sitting on the grass examining her hula hoop; in the foreground a man in t-shirt looks on

Holiday fun boosts health and wellbeing

“It was really great to be out working face-to-face providing positive activities for those who have, for a long time through the various lockdowns, been…
A learning disabled child on a tricycle on a outdoor track with others - she is wearing a pink coat and crash helmet. She has a look of joy and concentration as she squints into the sun. To her left is a smiling adult carer, also on a tricycle

What’s better than two wheels? Three!

Wheels for All Bath & West received £500 from Bath Half to offer cycling sessions for teenagers with learning difficulties. These sessions offer specially adapted…
Several people sit outside near a ring of stones. It features a school age boy blows onto smoldering sticks and wood, smoke rises from it. Another child in mid foreground holds their nose

Outdoor classroom a new way to learn

“This support is really making a huge difference and Jonny is undoubtedly benefiting. He is calmer, happier, and exhibiting far less anxiety.” – parent of…
Three young people of colour smiling and laughing - they are in conversation with someone who is just out of shot. They are standing in a covered wooden structure with open sides, they are dressed in teeshirts. It is a sunny day. The young man in the middle has one hand on his stomach and one on his heart

Getting Black2Nature

On the first nature camp teenagers aged 12-18 from inner-city Bristol enjoyed two nights in Glastonbury (Camp Avalon). The young people got busy with nature…
Six young people with learning disabilities stand in a line. They are in a classroom and are all wearing white lab coats. They have large magnifying glasses which they are holding up to their eyes. They are laughing

Creating new opportunities for young people

Young people at New Fosseway Special School enjoying an environment themed science club. The ‘Virtual Lab’ programme co-created by disabled young people aims to inspire…
Side of Bristol Citizens Advice Bureau office, showing CAB signage

Grant helps advice charity meet rising costs and growing demand

A £10,000 Coronavirus Recovery and Stabilisation grant helps to keep Bristol advice centre open to digitally excluded clients. It will also help staff and volunteers…

Launching the Alyson Chapman Fund

Philip Chapman and his children are pleased to announce that this month they are launching the Alyson Chapman Fund in loving memory of Alyson, amazing…
Quartet Community Foundation

Raj Soni - capturing the spirit of an amazing young man

When Raj Soni died following a cycling accident aged 16, Raj’s parents were aware that many young people miss out on the opportunities that Raj…

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