Working in the City

Young people from The Factory’s employment course have recently been hired by one of Manchester’s newest restaurants. Pho, a Vietnamese restaurant in the refurbished Corn Exchange, has taken on nine young people from the ‘Get a Job’ course in their effort to become part of the Manchester community. Young people were invited to an open day…


Shake it Off Launches!

The Factory’s first Shake it Off event is taking place on Sunday 13th September. It’s open to all girls aged 13 – 21 (up to 25 for those with additional needs). Plus it’s totally free!  This fantastic event is a taster of our new girls only fitness and sports classes that will run every Sunday. More information coming…


Game Changers Visit London

Youth Zone Ambassadors from across the OnSide network came together in London to spread the news that Youth Zones are coming to London! The group, who call themselves the ‘Game Changers’, were able to tell some of the capitals residents that Barking and Dagenham is the first borough in London to get a Youth Zone. The…