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The DragonFishers Hub is a partnership of four childcare providers in York city. The Hub comprises three early years settings: at St Georges RC Primary School, Fishergate Primary School and Ducklings Nursery, along with FunFishers - a breakfast, day and afterschool provider attached to Fishergate Primary School.Read More
Sheringham Hub is based within Sheringham Nursery School and Children’s Centre in Newham and reaches out to a growing network of providers which currently includes 7 early years’ settings, 7 local primary schools and a network of more than 20 childminders.Read More
Wooler is located in rural Northumberland. The Hub’s catchment area encompasses a 10 mile radius of Wooler and members include primary schools, a children’s centre, a playgroup and two childminders. Prior to the set-up of the Hub, many of the existing providers were part of the Local Authority’s Early Years Network.Read More
Susan Brett won the South East of England Family Hero in 2013 for her commitment to Open Kitchen which is now called Food Share.Read More
Nicola Graham won the National Family Hero in 2013 for her commitment and dedication to her charity Reuben’s Retreat.Read More
Tia Hutchinson won the East of England Family Hero in 2013 for her constant support to best friend Demi, who suffers from Retinoblastoma. Tia set up ‘Tia’s Treasures’, where she sells jewellery that she has made to raise money not only for Demi but also for the cancer charities that supported Demi throughout her battle. We caught up with Tia to see what winning a Family Hero meant to her.Read More
Jean Wilson won the West Midlands Family Hero in 2013 for her commitment and dedication to her charity New Hope. New Hope is an organisation, set up by Jean, which provides Saturday and holiday clubs for disabled children aged 6-19 together with continual support for parents and carers. We caught up with Jean to find out what winning a Family Hero meant to her.Read More
The young people at RAF Wytom & Brampton inititaited a graffiti art competition to transform the youth club in to a welcoming space that feel like it belongs to them.Read More
Young people at Project Tuesday initiated and completed a litter pick activity to fund their offsite trips. The litter pick itsef has generated positive outcomes for the community as well as team work and risk assessment skills for the young people.Read More
An example of how Airplay is fulfilling the aims and objectives it set out to achieve. The Station Youth Worker supports a 16 year old in unfamiliar surroundings. We were able to give her responsibility and opportunities by making her a young leader, which would have gave her a sense of purpose and achievement by the end of the summer. Her involvement in Airplay developed her as a young person and helped her settle positively into life at RAF Valley.Read More