Burgess Hill Youth held an event yesterday for young carers aged 6-11 years at Fairfield Community Centre.
29 young carers enjoyed lots of activities including cake decorating, arts and crafts, flower planting, circus skills, plus a DJ workshop.
The Mustard Seed Café generously provided lunch for all attendees. Everyone had a great time particularly the pancakes at the end of the afternoon!
For details on future young carers activities please contact Jennifer at the Town Council by email email@example.com or telephone 01444 238207 (9-3 daily).
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53 Young Carers enjoyed 4 free activities this summer holiday:-
- Chessington World of Adventures
- Forest School Fun
- Horse Riding
- A day at Blacklands Farm
These activities are led by Burgess Hill Youth with support from Burgess Hill Town Council. The activities were funded by a grant from Hall and Woodhouse. The next event will be our 50th Young Carers event to be held in October.
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Please contact Jennifer at the Town Council if you know of a young person that would like to attend the event: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Myles celebrates his 70th Birthday on 20th May!
Everyone would like to wish him all the very best birthday wishes.
Many thanks to him for all his hard work and dedication over many years at Burgess Hill Youth.
The children and committee sang Happy Birthday and presented him with gifts including his own blue plaque! Town Councillor Steve Hansford- representative on Burgess Hill Youth – enjoyed the celebration and commented on how nice it was to see the club in action with 5 adult volunteers supporting the junior club night.
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To borrow from Star Trek, it could be said that the Club’s Prime Directive is Nurturing Growth, which just happens to be the tag-line of this website.
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The BHY Committee and volunteers had their Xmas meal the other day. A good excuse for wearing silly hats and lovely festive jumpers 😉
A highlight of the evening was the donation of a cheque for BHY funds by Steve Willis Training.
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In its early days, Burgess Hill Boys’ Club started a scrapbook of news clippings and hand-written reports of the Club’s events. The contents of the scrapbook have been photographed and work is in progress on a version that can be viewed online or downloaded.
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