Category: Development

Linlithgow Young Peoples Project

Schools work

LYPP has established itself as an integral link between the local schools and the wider community for some of the most disengaged young people in Linlithgow and surrounding areas. At Linlithgow Academy we are involved in delivering personal and social education classes with most year groups, exploring issues such as online safety, stress and dealing…
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Foody Fridays

Since April 2016 we have been running ‘Foody Fridays’, a very informal cooking project which aimed to encourage young people to find the confidence to cook and create meals that are tasty, healthy and on a budget. We also created a recipe book filled with the recipes we tried! Recently we have taken a break…
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Tuesday Night Lounge

Each Tuesday night we run a group designed specifically for those in S1 – S6, here in the Lounge youth centre. It runs from 7pm to 9pm and consists of various games, crafts and activities for those attending to get involved in. On top of this we hold discussion evenings on important topics such as friendship, relationships, social…
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Making Memories

Our theme for the summer was ‘Making Memories’ in which we tried to provide the young people with activities that they could look back on saying ‘remember when…’ For some of the young people our programme was their primary source of activity during the 7 weeks of summer holidays. Much of this was made possible…
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25th Anniversary

In 2016 we celebrated 25 years of Bringing Hope to the young people of Linlithgow and its surrounding areas. To mark this milestone, we held a Gala Dinner at Linlithgow Burgh Halls and raised over £3000 for our work. We want to thank everyone who helped make this such a special night and we look…
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Linlithgow Skatepark Appeal

We have been in discussions with the Community Development Trust to continue to lobby the case for a skatepark in Linlithgow. These discussions have been going on for some time (years!) but this time it looks as though real progress has been made and plans are being put in place. More recently a group of…
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Sleep over for Syria

As part of the October holidays we hosted an overnight event in St Johns church in conjunction with St Johns Church and St Michaels churches to raise funds and the young people’s interest and understanding of the plight of refugees.