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Back To School

The good old days In September, all the back-to-school ads come back on our TVs. Some young people are returning to school or starting their apprenticeships. We were all complaining summer was over but reminiscing on the past years and when some of the older lots were in school helped us come to grips with…
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A Jam Packed Summer

Staying Closer to Home As we were in a pandemic last year, still quite a triggering word, everybody at CYP was determined to make this a summer to remember. So we’ve done a lot: Cally fest kicked it off, a mindful walk with the girls, the sports activities we did throughout the six weeks and…
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When in wales

Last Friday, CYP went to wales to Water Fall Country! Before Cyp, some of the young people took over the local MacDonalds to get their breakfast muffins. All with half-open eyes and huffing about how tired they were from ‘ having to wake up at ungodly hours ‘. I mean, what do you expect when…
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What goes on behind closed doors.

Trauma-Informed Practices in the Community with CAHMs At CYP we took part in a project for the Islington Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, on Trauma-Informed Practices in the Community (CiTIPs). The video captures CYP’s real experience of training provided by CAMHs on trauma-informed practice and general involvement in the community project. KJ, our Therapeutic…
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Let’s look back on July.

It was another great year at the Cally Festival Youth Stage! On Sunday 4th of July, Cally Festival celebrated its 10th year on the Cally, and we were proud to be part of it. Throughout the day, a wide variety of young talent entertained crowds of all ages on our Youth Stage. Throughout the day,…
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Italy Trip

Last week, we sent three young people to Rome to participate in a fake news workshop. The workshop was split up into three days. First day included getting to know the other young people from countries like Lithuania, Germany and France. They were introduced to a method called theater of the oppressed: which allowed them…
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Good news stories May 2022

  As the Football season draws to an end both the CYP senior team (CYPFC) and CYP u16s have both had productive seasons. CYPFC playing out of the Market Road mid-week league finished in fourth position and are through to the semi finals of the cup so could end the season with some silverware. CYP’s…
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Exciting Charity Partnership News!

In the midst of a busy Easter Holidays, we’ve had exciting news of a different kind. For the past few months’ luxury eye-wear retailer Cubitts have chosen CYP as their charity partner for their eye cleaning cloths. The limited-edition cloth was designed by Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller titled: The sky above Avebury, Wiltshire. All…
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Spring has Sprung at CYP!

It has been a fantastic start to the football season here at CYP. The CYP U16’s boy’s football team has only just entered the new Coram’s League and has already won their first two games. The 8 a-side tournament is played in a league format and will go on to become a knock-out competition for…
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February Half Term: Love may not be in the air, but the party mood definitely was!

The recent half-term was a mixture of both relaxed and fun-filled. Starting it off on Valentine’s day, the young people enjoyed the day with some Mocktails and Karaoke. With our personal mixologist Dray ‘behind the bar’, each young person managed to get a tasty drink decorated to the T. With the centre light turned down,…
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