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24 Jul 2024
Joining the call for a Child Poverty Strategy
Poverty has a devastating impact on children’s mental health.

We’re backing Centre for Mental Health, Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition and Save the Children UKs call for the Government to deliver on its pledge of a child poverty strategy alongside a cross-government me ...

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19 Jul 2024
School's out for summer!
School's out for summer and our mentors are taking a well earned rest! But before we packed up our pencil cases we were already preparing for next term.

Earlier this month we were delighted to invite our founder, Christopher Spriggs, back to Lifespace, helping us to reset 'The Lifespace Way' with a ...

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01 Jul 2024
Lifespace join call for children and young people to be election priority
Alongside the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC), Lifespace and 58 other organisations have signed a letter to all political leaders demanding the children and young people are prioritised in their election sharing their stark polling findings and asks of the next governmen ...

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25 Jun 2024
Fundraising Curry raises Β£1250
We'd like to thank Mo and the team at Naya in Henley In Arden for hosting a wonderful charity dinner for us last night.

And many thanks to all those loyal Lifespace supporters who came along - we raised a fantastic £1250.

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19 Jun 2024
Are You Who We’re Looking For?
We're looking to develop our team and are excited to be advertising for our next Operations Coordinator (Finance and Impact).

If you want to work for an organisation that's passionate about what we do, friendly and committed to making a real difference for young people, Lifespace could be the pl ...

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26 May 2024
Ben Completes Manchester Half Marathon For Lifespace
HUGE well done to Ben Humphries on completing Manchester Half Marathon with a time of 1:45 this morning.

Ben has been raising funds for Lifespace and is still accepting donations through our BigGive #Kind2Mind campaign. With just two days to go we're at £3,900 towards our goal of £5,000. ...

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21 May 2024
Volunteer Recruitment Evening o
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Do you think young people are amazing? 🀩
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Would you like to find out more about Lifespace and how you could help local children and young people grow in confidence, find their voice?
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Full training, clinical supervision and optional social events throughout the year.
πŸ‘‰πŸ½ Pop along to our ...

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17 May 2024
Tickets Available For Our Fundraising Indian Supper
This is your reminder that you've not had a good curry in a while. Why don't you join us for dinner? We're working with Naya estaurant in Henley-In-Arden to host a three course fundraising dinner. Surely there's no tastier way to raise money for a local charity??

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13 May 2024
Double The Difference With BigGive
We're taking part in BigGive's #Kind2Mind campaign to improve the mental health of children and young people across the UK. Lifespace is one of 150 good causes selected by BigGive to receive match funding towards our target.

From noon on Tuesday 14 until noon on Tuesday 28 May our donations will be D ...

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02 May 2024
Official Launch Of Stratford Youth Collective
Last week marked the official launch of Stratford Youth Collective as we also unveiled the amazing Stratford Youth Hub.Lifespace Trust is one of 5 founding members of the newly formed CIC, together with Escape Arts New Meaning Training Warwickshire ILEAP Charity and Warwickshire Pride - helped into ...

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27 Apr 2024
Lifespace In The Press
We love talking about our work so, when we were asked to speak on Welcombe Radio and to Stratford Herald in a matter of weeks, how could we refuse? Our CEO Lisa Carroll chatted with Pennie throughout her "Connecting Stratford Upon Avon" programme about our work, and our friends with Stratford Youth ...

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21 Apr 2024
Doing Our Bit At Shakespeare Half Marathon
We've had a busy day supporting Stratford's Shakespeare Half Marathon. A team of ten Lifespace volunteers joined the Run Through team to hand out refreshments and medals at the finish line. Well done to all the runners and volunteers.

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26 Mar 2024
Volunteer Shireen Recognised With High Sheriff Award
Shireen, one of our amazing volunteer mentors, received an unsung hero award from High Sheriff of Warwickshire Sophie Hilleary. 

We're so proud of Shireen, and all our team, for the life changing work they do, week after week.
She commented: "The people we saw at Shire Hall, were awarded for thei ...

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07 Feb 2024
Are You Who We’re Looking For?
We're looking to develop our team and are excited to be advertising three roles. 

If you want to work for an organisation that's passionate about what we do, friendly andcommitted to making a real difference for young people, Lifespace could be the place for you.

We've just launched an ambitious ...

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22 Dec 2023
Celebrating our work and preparing for 2024!
Yesterday we finished off the year with a team training day and festive social.

We were joined by Mark Phillips, Systemic Psychotherapist and Chair of Lifeways Charity who launched the day with a keynote speech around youth-centred delivery and the significant impact that this approach has on o ...

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19 Dec 2023
Three Year Business Plan unveiled
This week Lifespace launch our new three year strategy with ambitious plans to be in even more places where young people need us and seen as a beacon of good practice.

We've been working hard behind the scenes over the past few months, gaining feedback from paid and volunteer staff, young people and ...

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16 Nov 2023
Children In Need 2023
Did you spot us on the TV and radio?

Lifespace were delighted to see Ellie share her story as part of #BBCChildrenInNeed2023. You can watch a shortened version here.. Children in Need: Stratford-upon-Avon charity supports young people - BBC News

We couldn't be more proud of Ellie for the co ...

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31 Jul 2023
Introducing our new CEO, Lisa Carroll
I'm Lisa, I grew up in Kenilworth and went to Trinity. I live in Coventry with my husband, three children and a lot of pets!
For the last 17 years I have worked across housing and youth charities in the Midlands. The overarching theme has been about giving participants, and in particular young ...

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14 Jul 2023
Fundraising Dinner raises Β£2,500
What a wonderful night we had at our fundraising supper this week which, after costs, raised an impressive £2,500. 

Thank you to our fabulous hosts Sue and Brian Westmacott fora wonderful meal and to our friends and supporters for your company, conversation and generosity.

We're hugely pass ...

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01 Jun 2023
Youth Advisory Panel - Parent/Carer Consent

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