Race Night

Race Night at The Haxby Sports Bar

Looking for something to do on Saturday 4 May? Well, our friend and supporter Catherine Adamson will be hosting a Race Night at the Haxby Sports Bar to raise money for two charities, including The Island, York. The Race Night will offer an evening of great fun for everyone to get involved in and there will […]

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Acoustic and Folk Mini-Fest – 31 March

We’re delighted to announce that we have been chosen as York’s Little Festival of Live Music’s charity for their upcoming Acoustic and Folk Mini-Fest which will take place at The Black Swan Inn on Saturday 31 March. We are thrilled to be part of this great event which showcases the work of musicians and bands […]

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The Island Training – MAY 2018…

The Islands Training is back on offer again for potential Volunteers wanting to support one of our provisions. The dates are Thursday 10th/17th and 24th May 2018 all from 17:30pm – 20:30pm at 32 Priory Street, York, YO1 6EX. The training we offer is FREE however accreditation’s for both the training and volunteer hours  completed are […]

External Training Opportunity

Hello all Brightsparks organisation have been successful in gaining funding to run another 3-day Essential Skills for Working with Children and Young People course again. This free three-day course will provide an introduction to working with children and young people and will cover: Understanding the children’s workforce Managing challenging behaviour Dealing with trauma and attachment issues […]