Blue sky and enough wind is all we need today for our members to enjoy their lessons. Exciting: our first group of Cycle proficiency finish today and we get to find out who has achieved Bikability level two. Certainly a good start to our safety awareness program. If any one knows of a good first [...]
What happens when you have a shed full of scrap wood and want to teach members Stool weaving? Thanks to a generous donor we are now able to convert our scrap into stools using our new circular saw bench and planer/ thickenesser. Our new crafts class will now be making stools once again. When [...]
With a little bit of glue and a few matchstick, one 12 year old has learnt that with a bit of patience so much can be done. The smile on his face as he took his craft home was worth a thousand dollars. Now that's called confidence building.
With more and more people riding bikes, Youthdirect have managed to partner with Hackney Council and have started to get our communities young children trained to ride safely and securely.Our first session started this Friday. A special thanks to Steve Ells from West Reservior and Pat Gannon from Hackney council for helping this project happen.
All the staff at Youthdirect would like to congratulate Jamie on making the list. We knew he had the capabilities and are just surprised he did not make place no 1. Mazal Tov Jamie and thanks for all the years you helped build our Charity.
All All our Kayaking groups for 2015 are full, we currently have a limited amount of place in our other classes.
With the starting date of our spring groups looming, all places in the Kayaking group are booked. There are a few places in our sailing groups and Cycling proficiency classes.
Cycling courses will be taking place in April with instructors coming from Hackney council. It has been a few years since this was possible.
This week we are proud to announce we have been awarded a Silver Level London Youth Quality Mark, a quality assurance scheme, a programme accredited by City and Guilds.