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  • Waterside’s 2nd Birthday!

    Today, we are celebrating the second anniversary of Waterside Centre reopening.

    3 August 2023

  • Duck Race

    Our friends at the Rotary Club of Reading Abbey have asked us to share news of the charity fundraising event they’re running at The Oracle on Saturday 9 September.

    31 July 2023

  • Tilehurst Youth Club

    Thank you to youth worker Jessica for this update!

    31 July 2023

  • Waterside – July 2023

    Kelly told us: “The summer months bring a range of activity to Waterside Centre.

    31 July 2023

  • The Wayz – July 2023

    A real summer of fun at The Ways; the month started brilliantly with the Community Fun Day and Bracknell Together Walk.

    31 July 2023

  • Britwell – July 2023

    Britwell Youth and Community Project’s Summer Holiday Club is running from Monday 24 July– Friday 18 August (daily Monday – Friday), 11am – 3pm.

    31 July 2023

  • Updates from our Flagship Youth Clubs

    Please click on the links below for the latest updates from our flagship youth clubs in Slough, Bracknell and Newbury.

    31 July 2023

  • Youth Development and Community Engagement Update

    The school holidays are now upon us and our summer programmes are in full swing.

    31 July 2023

  • Training News

    Here are our upcoming training courses, including posters.

    31 July 2023

  • Staff Spotlight

    In the last update, we caught up with Abbas, who was celebrating his first year of working at Berkshire Youth.

    31 July 2023

Training Opportunities

30 November 2022

The new annual training plan will be shared soon but, in the meantime, here are the courses currently available to be booked in January and February 2023:

Universal Safeguarding Children and Young People – 19 January – 6.30 – 9.30pm. Watlington House, Reading. £30*

Emergency First Aid at Work – 28 January – 9am – 5pm. Watlington House, Reading. £60*

This is a level 3 assessed qualification and is valid for three years. Please note: to successfully complete the qualification students will need to complete a number of practical activities while kneeling.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – 9 February – 6.30 – 9.30pm. Watlington House, Reading. £30*

Youth Mental Health First Aid – 25 February – 9am – 5pm. Watlington House, Reading. £60*

This six-hour level 2 qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. There is a short assessment paper towards the end of the course.

* for costs for clubs fully affiliated to Berkshire Youth please contact

For more information please contact us by email or phone 0118 909 0927, and check out our ‘What We Do’ webpage.

If you or your team have other training needs or are interested in the other courses outlined on the webpage for adults or young people, please email

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