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Young People's Groups

Promote Your Group Here!

We invite young people's groups and organisations to share news about upcoming activities, classes, and events on this site, this is the place to get the word out.

Getting more visibility for your group reinforces our shared community mission of nurturing the residents and young people of Ashington. 

Please use the web form below to submit your group's announcements. Let us help spread the word so you can focus on delivering quality programming that will benefit the community.
 

From our website, you can visit other websites by following links to such external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these 3rd party websites. The links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which may have gone 'bad'. To report an issue with any of the links below contact 01670 624520 or email clerk@ashingtontowncouncil.gov.uk



Ashington Assemble!

Ashington Assemble is a new group starting at Ashington Family Hub for 9+ years.

This Youth Led group will take place every Thursday, starting Thursday 8th February, 4pm to 5.30pm.

Parental consent is needed for the first session, after that parents are not required to stay.

Lots of fun activities as well as tea and toast at every session.

 


Ashington Library - Ashington Leisure Centre

Discover Ashington Library's Fun Activities for Kids

Ashington Library has an incredible selection of books to spark every child's imagination. From picture books to chapter books, you'll find the perfect read to nurture a love of reading.

Join us every Saturday from 10am-12pm for Lego Club! Children can let their creativity run wild building amazing Lego creations. No booking required, just drop in. Please note that adult supervision is needed for children under 8 years old.

Little ones will love our Diddy Duplo Club on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30am during term time. It's a great way for younger kids to enjoy building and playing with a variety of Duplo bricks. All are welcome at this free, interactive session.

Ashington Library offers far more than just books. With regular activities to engage children and nurture early learning, it's the perfect place for family fun. We look forward to seeing you there!

 


Mortal Fools

We are children’s charity Mortal Fools - we are based in Ashington (head office) and Tyne Valley but we work across Northumberland, the North East and wider North – we work with children and young people ages 7-19years old.

At Mortal Fools, we believe access to creative interventions and equitable youth spaces are fundamental to unlocking and enabling happy lives, fruitful futures and dynamic employability. Everyone who works with children and young people has a part to play and it’s an urgent and collective responsibility. Together, we can engage, enable and empower young people and join forces in scaffolding a better world to grow up in – one in which they feel safe, empowered, seen and heard.

Click here to see highlights our digital creative work and resources that are available to folks to use and enjoy in their settings.
 


 

Northumberland YMCA

Northumberland YMCA, based in Ashington, provides various activities and a safe place for young people to reach their full potential.

01670 857 167 / www.northumberlandymca.org.uk

Youth Cafe

Join us for a tasty home-cooked meal at our Youth Cafe. ????

Sessions are every Friday 16:00-20:00 at YMCA Northumberland in Ashington, for ages 13-19. No need to sign up, just drop in!

Learn how to cook what YOU like to eat, make healthy, flavoursome food and increase your independence! We love taking suggestions from the group and finding new recipes together. ????????????

No cooking skills needed, just bring your love of good food!

If you'd like to find out more about our youth sessions visit https://ymcanorthumberland.org.uk/youth-sessions/

If you have any questions or would like to talk to a youth worker before attending please contact admin@ymcanorthumberland.org.uk or call 01670 857167

 

Your Space

???? This is your space to relax, meet friends and try new things in our friendly free drop-in sessions. ????

Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 16:00-20:00 for ages 13-19.

Be yourself and share your thoughts; if there is an activity you want to try or a topic you want to chat about, we’re here to listen and make it happen!

We run social games and fun activities to help us get to know each other.

You can also make use of the activities in the youth lounge including console games, board games, a pool table, and a retro arcade machine! ????

To find out more about our youth sessions visit: https://ymcanorthumberland.org.uk/youth-sessions/

If you have any questions or would like to speak to a youth worker before attending please contact admin@ymcanorthumberland.org.uk or call 01670 857167

Create Mondays

Join our relaxed creative club for ages 13-18 on Mondays at YMCA Northumberland in collaboration with Mortal Fools! Bring your ideas and we’ll help you bring them to life. ????

Build your confidence, develop new skills, have fun and show your creative spark with different creative activities each week including drawing, writing, tie dye, zine making and much more! ????????

Sessions are completely FREE and open to anyone; if you're willing to try new things and interested in finding fun ways to express yourself, we want you!

Sign up at ymcanorthumberland.org.uk/youth-sessions

If you have any questions or would like to chat to a youth worker before attending email admin@ymcanorthumberland.org.uk or call 01670 857167




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Local Group Expands Battle to Save Native Red Squirrels

A local conservation group is waging war against an invasive species that threatens to wipe out one of Britain’s most beloved woodland creatures.


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