‘A Place to be Proud’ Awards 2016

So if the BVA Mentoring Programme wasn’t success enough with getting 8 of our young people to climb Mount Snowdon, completely smashing the target set out to raise money for Basingstoke Young Carers, and not only being nominated for the ‘A Place to be Proud’ Awards, to make it to the three finalists and win […]

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It’s Volunteer Week

That’s right everyone, its officially Volunteer Week!! We have reached that time of year where we take a moment to appreciate and celebrate all the amazing contributions from our unsung heroes and the back bone of many projects; the volunteers. Volunteer week this year is running from the 1st -12th of June and during these […]

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Reshuffled, Refreshed and Ready!

Reshuffled, Refreshed and Ready If you haven’t already heard, we in the BVA Youth Team office have all had a slight reshuffle and we are now refreshed, settled and ready to rock another year of Youth Work. So let’s talk about who’s where and what they will now be doing. Plus if your new to […]

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Happy Easter from the BVA Youth Team

New Season New Beginnings Easter represents the rebirth of nature and with spring just around the corner we will begin to witness a season of new beginnings. Just like how a new flower blossoms, the BVA Youth Team are undergoing new growth, with new idea’s & projects being thrown around the office with an overwhelming […]

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Hampshire’s young carers win big

Young carers across the Hampshire are set to see their support services extended and enhanced thanks to one of the largest single grants by The Big Lottery Fund being awarded to a consortium of voluntary sector groups across the county. The consortium, made up of representatives from Young Carers Projects across Hampshire in Andover, Winchester, […]

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Project Linus

Project Linus UK Jane Sloggett from Project Linus UK contacted Basingstoke Young Carers to provide new home made patchwork quilts and knitted/crocheted blankets for the young people. Their aim is to provide a sense of security and comfort for children and teenagers through their provision and give volunteers across the UK the opportunity to contribute to their […]

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Respite Youth Clubs Relocated

BASINGSTOKE YOUNG CARERS RESPITE YOUTH CLUBS HAVE RELOCATED TO THE BASINGSTOKE HOCKEY CLUB!! Due to the increased numbers for Young Carers in the Basingstoke and Deane area, and the recent facility at The Orchard currently undergoing a transformation from a youth suite to a modern café,  Basingstoke Young Carers needed a new location. Jan Neighbour, […]

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Respite Youth Clubs Relocated

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Happy New Year

Firstly, from all of us here at the BVA Youth Team, would like to wish you all a Happy New Year. With 2016 gracing us with its presence, we would like to take this opportunity to discuss with you all the services we are going to be providing over the next few months and also […]

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Basingstoke Young Carers Mountain Centre & Gala Evening

Basingstoke Young Carers took 9 Young Carers to The Mountain Centre in the Brecon Beacons in August. They achieved many challenges during this trip by Caving, Abseiling, Canoeing, and Gorge Walking. They accomplished a number of things including team building, self confidence and self-esteem. To celebrate their achievements of this week, a Gala Evening was […]

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