Changing Lives Through Sport

Case studies and statistical evidence has found how major investment from Sport England is having an impact on the lifestyles of young people in Manchester. Annie, a 14 year old member from the local area, has been taking part in the project since it began last September. Annie joined The Factory as she liked the sound…


20 years on…

The IRA bomb that shook Manchester in 1996 marks its 20th anniversary on 15th June this year. To mark the anniversary, The Factory Youth Zone is working on a film project that will document the story of the bombing. The project, made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has already seen members of the Youth…


Inclusion Case Study

The A Level Playing Field project has been running for two years at The Factory, focusing on improving the social lives and opportunities available to young people with additional needs. In the past year, the project has increased participation by almost 400% and had a real and lasting effect on young people. Ross, a Senior…