Basingstoke Young Carers Gala Evening

Basingstoke Young Carers were proud to hold their Christmas/Gala Evening at Hampshire Court Hotel celebrating their achievements over the year.  This was celebrated with a total of 163 young carers, their families’, and distinguished guests celebrated with a dinner, disco and a fundraising raffle. Amongst our guests were the Trustees of Basingstoke Voluntary Action, staff […]

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‘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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BVA Ski Instructor Academy

Although we are heading into the summer months we are beginning our BVA Ski Instructor Academy in collaboration with the Skiplex and Snow Sports England. You may be thinking ‘Skiing in the summer?’ well have no fear because this academy could provide you a Level 1 Instructor Award issued by Snow Sports England passing all […]

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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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Alive and Kicking

BOOM! We are completely back in action and up and running as per normal. We are so happy to big up the move from Monday evenings to Thursday evenings as not only have we seen the familiar faces of our BYC Champions, but we’ve also seen a handful of newbies who are settling in great. […]

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Inspiration of the Week

We Thank You Our Basingstoke Young Carers are extremely lucky and grateful for all the donations we receive throughout the year. These donations all contribute to our club activities, trips and let’s not forget the cheeky tuck shop which is loved by all. However, we would like to dedicate this blog post to an extremely […]

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Bramley Youth Club News

Well well well, it’s been another epic month for the Bramley Youth Club (BYC). Not only has the club seen and arrival of a new youth worker, partied at the St Georges day festival held at Clift Meadow but we have also switched nights from a Monday to a Thursday. For those of you who […]

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BVA’s Music Jamming Session is Back!

That’s right everyone, you’ve heard correct. The Music Jam is back and bigger than ever. After a brief holiday the Music Jam has been redesigned and re-established for you all, and it’s going to be AMAZING!  Let’s talk details 😀 First and most important the Music Jamming session will now be held on a Monday […]

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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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Our Trip to Snowdon

‘Unlocking potential to enable young people to believe & achieve in their capabilities’ After 12 weeks, The BVA Mentoring Team and our young participants have officially completed the programme, we climbed and conquered Mount Snowdon and provided the young people with the opportunity to show adversity and determination to succeed in their goals. Our Aim […]

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