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Success at Muck and Magic Awards!

Success at Muck and Magic Awards!

Learners, volunteers, and staff at Futureworks NY brought home two awards at the annual Muck and Magic awards. The first award was the Gold Medal for “Most Cared for Small Community or Neighbourhood 2015” won by our work on the Grand Project.  Our young learners won the “Young Person’s Cup” for their work with community gardens at Futureworks.  The awards ceremony held at The Spa was attended by staff, volunteers and learners from Futureworks NY.

Our Interview on Yorkshire Coast Radio

Futureworks NY was interviewed by Yorkshire Coast Radio in July.  Here are segments from the interview for those who are interested in what we do and want to hear the experiences of our learners.

The Grand Project Opening Event!

The Grand Project Opening Event!

  We are holding an open event to celebrate the work of our learners and volunteers on our gardening project at The Grand Hotel!   Join us on Tuesday 11th August at 1:30pm at Evelyn’s Border just below the Grand Hotel. You can contact us via telephone or email about this event.  

Sarah is running the York 10k!

Sarah is running the York 10K on Sun 2nd August for Macmillan Cancer Support, Please sponsor her where it says ‘Sponsor Sarah!’ below to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Sponsor Sarah!

We’re on the radio!

We’re on the radio!

Catch Sarah, Michelle, David and Rachel on Yorkshire Coast Radio talking about who we are and what we do, on Friday at 6pm!

Thankyou!

We would like to extend our thanks to some local businesses that have donated money to help Futureworks NY continue its work within the local community. So many thanks to W Boyes & Co, UPM Raflatac, Deep Sea Electronics, and J H Sinclair & Co

Michelle’s doing the race for life!

Michelle’s doing the race for life!

Michelle’s raising money for cancer research, doing the race for life, Pretty Muddy. Help raise money in memory of those who have lost their fight to cancer and everyone effected by it. Thank you. You can donate on the link below! Sponsor Michelle!

“Your Choice, Your Vote” funding bid videos

UPDATE – Thanks to everyone who voted for us! We got the funding for the sewing machine and an ipad!! Our learners and volunteers made these videos as a part of our funding bid with Yorkshire Coast Homes’ “Your Choice, Your Vote” initiative. Additionally, the acting talents of Bob, a Tutor; and some editing by Amber, our administrator, helped the production. Your Voice, Your Vote is a community project funding initiative organised by Yorkshire Coast Homes. Projects cover a wide swathe of ideas beneficial to the community. These are voted upon by the resisdents of Yorkshire Coast Homes and the […]

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