Transitions UK – Supporting disadvantaged youth at risk aged 14 to 25 yrs

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Jun 17

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Stevie Hardingham

We are delighted to have welcomed Stevie Hardingham as our new Project Manager on our exciting Achieve project. Stevie is already stamping her own personality and expertise on the project to help take it forward and is a great addition to the team.   We are currently planning our summer programme and looking at our […]

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May 17

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Billy Schwer appointed Transitions UK Patron

  Transitions UK are delighted to announce the appointment of Billy Schwer, former British Commonwealth and European Lightweight Boxing Champion and IBO World Light Welterweight champion, as Charity Patron.   Billy was born and brought up in Luton, where the charity is based, and is keen to be involved in helping to change ...

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May 17

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UHY Hacker Young Golf Day for Transitions UK is amazing!!

Pavenham Golf Club – 7th April Wow, what a fantastic day we had. Our massive thanks to UHY Hacker Young for their sponsorship and support for the event – and a huge THANKYOU to Adam Fernandes who brought the event together and did an amazing job of recruiting teams and organising the day. In all […]

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Dec 16

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Adam: Why I enjoy coming to Transitions

Many thanks to Adam for sharing this with us! A great testament to him and all the fantastic work that our volunteers and support staff do. “I enjoy coming to Transitions every week because it gives me the chance to learn new skills such as cooking, arts and crafts, and communicating with other people. While […]

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Nov 16

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Team YBC breaks free!!

Wow!! What a fabulous fundraising event!! Very many thanks to Ted Wigzell and the team from Your Business Community for all their support and fundraising for Transitions UK. Almost £2,000 was raised in all – and we had a lot of fun too!!   Thanks too to the amazing team at the Courthouse Hotel in […]

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Nov 16

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Inspire FM Radio

Check out this interview with Inspire FM on Friday 4th November and especially about our Luton Achieve Project – now supporting 40 young people every week and all year round with special needs and disabilities. The project emphasises inclusion and relational support through volunteer-based  mentoring and befriending.   ...

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Oct 16

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Convicts at large in Stevenage!!

Many thanks to Neil Ewer of Infologic IT and to Mohsen Hafeez and Chris Palmer for agreeing to  be locked up in jail for the day to raise funds for Transitions UK. They wont get out until they have each raised £500. Lots of fun but serious money for us as a charity. We receive […]

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Aug 16

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Such a good time at “camp independence”

It was great to take a few of our young people camping with their support volunteers. Most of the young beneficiaries had never camped before – and neither had one or two volunteers. Weather was great and our young people gained so much from travelling independently to get there, planning menus and cooking (on a […]

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Aug 16

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The Great Escape!!

Thanks so much to Marcus Tomlinson of Black Sheep Revolution, Aisha Ejaz of Zenith Street and Simon Arnold of Business Line Insurance Services for sharing the stunning venue at the Shoreditch Old Courthouse Hotel – thanks to Marcus – and raising over £1800 for Transitions UK and the work we do with young people with […]

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Aug 16

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Achieving great things

Its inspirational watching our Olympic athletes achieving so much – even when they can’t quite compete. There are inspirational lessons for us all – both personally and in work. Here are some of our achievers using the adapted bikes at Stockwood park in Luton as a summer activity and friendship builder. Young people ...

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