Leisure Strategy – West Berkshire Council is asking people that live and visit West Berkshire to tell them about the leisure activities they do, what they’d like to do and what stops them from doing more. Are you able to help? If so, follow this link to complete the survey.
Clubs and Classes in West Berkshire – Take a look to see what clubs and classes for kids are available in your local area; from sports clubs and amazing music classes to fun dance lessons and even arts and crafts for those budding Picassos!
Waterside Centre – BoxWise boxing programme. Please click here for further information.
Waterside Centre – Climbing Club. Please click here for further details of the sessions available. Come and join us for a free trial! Please contact us to book your places by email or by phoning us on 01635 018500.
Waterside Centre – Educafe fitness classes. Please click here for further information.
Waterside Centre – Sport in Mind are running FREE social cricket and football for young people aged 13 – 16 experiencing difficulties with their mental health. These sessions are free, fun and interactive opportunities for young people; a great way to help build confidence, support self-esteem and meet new people. Please click here to see the full poster. Please book places by emailing Sport in Mind.
Waterside Centre – Thames Valley ABC are running boxing taster sessions at the Waterside on Saturday 6 November and Saturday 11 December – just £3 per session! Please view the poster here for further details of the classes available. Please contact us to book your places by email or by phoning us on 01635 018500.
Waterside Centre – VoxFresh Newbury singing classes. Please click here for further information.
Young Carers Project (West Berkshire) – Young carers are children and young people under 18 who take on caring tasks and responsibilities within their family that most of us only do as adults. The person you care for could be a parent, grandparent, a brother, sister or a family friend. The person you look after may have a physical disability, a progressive disease, a mental health difficulty or a substance misuse problem.
It can be rewarding to care and help your family cope but you should still be able to relax and have some fun, which is what West Berkshire’s Young Carers Project is all about.
Careers, Employment & Volunteering
DWP Youth Hub – young jobseekers (under the age of 25) can access extra support at the DWP Youth Hub, based at the Waterside Centre. They aim to be available from Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, but recommend contacting them in advance to avoid disappointment. Please email Rene or phone 07827 223631.
Kooth – A new online support network has been launched to help children and young people struggling with mental health difficulties.
Time to Talk West Berkshire – is an independent charity providing FREE confidential counselling services to young people in need, aged 11 to 25