15 December 2017
We finished off a great year of youth work on Wednesday night with the annual Urban Hope Christmas Party, where Hopefuls and their families plus volunteers and the Urban Hope team get together for an evening of games, crafts and eating!
This year's party featured the first ever performance by the newly-formed Hopeful Voices choir, who've been practising hard these past few weeks to prepare. Special thanks go to Rachel Lindley for leading the choir, and to all our amazing volunteers for helping out on the night itself and throughout the whole year.
URBAN HOPE WILL BE CLOSED FROM 16th DECEMBER, REOPENING ON TUESDAY 2ND JANUARY. MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM EVERYONE AT URBAN HOPE.
18 November 2017
Back in the spring, we wrote a blog post about a Nearly New sale that Urban Hope Girls Club hosted to raise money for causes they wanted to support in the local community. The sale raised nearly £700, which the girls decided they wanted to use to contribute to the work of Solace Women's Aid, a charity supporting women and children affected by domestic violence. Solace specified that they most needed children's duvet covers and board games. They also asked for toiletries, which the girls wrapped up in welcome parcels to be given out to women arriving at the refuge.
We are really proud of all the thought, effort and time that the girls have put into making a positive difference in their community this year.
20 July 2017
On Monday we're launching our 2017 Summer Programme of activities to keep young people busy and active over the summer. From 24th July, our weekly timetable looks like this:
Monday 6pm-8pm – Tennis at Rosemary Gardens
Tuesday afternoon – Trip
Wednesday 6.30-8pm – Junior Club (8-12s)
Thursday 3-5pm - Sports taster sessions (11-18s)
Friday 4-6pm - Tennis at Rosemary Gardens
ALL ACTIVITIES ARE FREE TO TAKE PART IN - COME ALONG AND SAY HELLO!
17 March 2017
The thing we most want for Urban Hopefuls is that they grow up to fulfilled adults who have good relationships, and are able to play a positive role in their own community. So we are especially proud of our Girls' Club who are organising a Nearly New Sale at Urban Hope to raise money for some community events they'd like to make happen in the coming year.
This is their poster for the sale - we'd love it if lots of people came along to support them. And if you're not able to come on the day but have some clothes you would like to donate, please email Tanya@urbanhope.co.uk