As part of Wallsend Boys Club young volunteers programme, Our young volunteers work together as a group to plan social action, this involves helping out in their local community. Last summer they done a variety of things from volunteering in Richardson Dees park, hosting activities at the discovery museum to hosting their own free coffee morning.
Wallsend Boys Club youth provision, youth focus and Age uk came together as a group to take part in an inter-generational project, this involved planning, organising and delivering an event around well being. The event took place in Richardson Dees Park and was a huge success, over 600 people took part in the event,
North East music legend Sting has put his hand in his own pocket to help fund Wallsend Boys Club. Sting lived in Station Road, which in those times also housed Wallsend Boys Club. Born the son of a Wallsend milkman and hairdresser, he was a bright kid with a natural love of sport. http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/sting-putting-something-back-hometown-8886544
Christmas Fair – 12th of December Group of young people put together a plan to deliver a Christmas fair to raise money for a little boy with cerebal Palsy. One Young person suggested raising money for a little boy he knew, all young people agreed it was great idea and contributed their own ideas and together prepared all their resources; this included a letter to local businesses kindly asking for donations (which was a great success) a poster advertising the event and a variety of activities for local people to enjoy while doing something for a good cause. The young... Read More
Our volunteers, planned, prepared and deliver amazing stalls to raise funds for Wallsend Boys Club Youth Provision. They decided to have Name the Teddy, Pull the Ribbon, Lucky Dip and Tombola. On the day of the event, we even run out of stock and had to buy more prizes. As the stalls were in demand!! The young people made a grand total of £273!!! Big well done to all the volunteers for making this possible.
On Monday the 27th Oct four of our very own budding young fishers went along to the River Ouesburn to try their hand and luck against other young fishers from both West Moor Youth Project and Denton Youth Project. The young people had attended several sessions before hand with Get Hooked on Fishing in conjunction with NCYP and had enjoyed it so much they wanted to have a go in a real competition. Through out the afternoon there was plenty caught despite there being a high tide and strong currents, the young people caught a wide variety of ell, crabs... Read More
Over 109 years in the making:…the incredible history of Wallsend Boys’ Club Wallsend Boys Club has a fascinating and colourful 109 year history. Founded by the Swan Hunter Shipbuilders in 1904 on Station Road, Wallsend to help educate apprentices and develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacity. The club has survived fires, and weather damage over the years and despite the building being burnt damaged and demolished the soul and heart of the boys club has lived on. Rigorously compiled, researched and written over the last decade. Recollections of Founder Members Archive documents from the Club’s rich heritage Images of... Read More