Easter Holiday offers, Berkshire Maestros Music Courses, HOLD THE DATE- The Kings Coronation at The Waterside and vacancies!

Waterside Centre Newbury’s Easter Holidays Offer

Waterside Centre are running some brilliant activities for young people this Easter, including paddling, climbing and more!

Please click here to learn more and book.

Berkshire Maestros Music Courses at Waterside Centre this Easter

Berkshire Maestros are running some exciting music courses this Easter at The Music Lounge at Waterside Centre, Newbury.

Please click here to learn more and for the QR code for bookings.

HOLD THE DATE! Waterside Centre Coronation celebration, Saturday 6 May

Planning is in full swing for Waterside Centre to be the ‘place to be’ for community celebrations for the Coronation of King Charles III.

You are invited to join us on Saturday 6 May, 10am – 4pm, for a day of activities and entertainment.

Further details to come soon!

Vacancies at Berkshire Youth!

Berkshire Youth are currently recruiting for three positions:
– Youth Worker (West Berkshire)
– Youth Development Worker
– Facilities Assistant (Waterside Centre, Newbury)
Please click here for further information and how to apply.

Waterside Centre Plea!
The screens in Kersey Hall at Waterside Centre in Newbury aren’t behaving! Please can you help?

The Waterside Centre team are looking for a local company or kind individual to donate a new screen / screens to the centre.

The four current screens each measure 55 inches diagonally.

If you can help, please email: waterside@berkshireyouth.co.uk

Berkshire Youth with David Seward & Tom Holmes on Paul Presents

Paul Presents | Berkshire Youth with David Seward and Tom Holmes
Paul Presents | Berkshire Youth with David Seward and Tom Holme David Seward first updates us on what has been happening at The Waterside Centre and with Berkshire Youth, before Paul speaks to Berkshire Youth’s Charity Ambassador, Tom Holmes, a first team player from from Reading Football Club.

Berkshire Youth with David Seward | Tom Holmes as Berkshire Youth’s Charity Ambassador

This year marks a year since Tom Holmes, popular 22-year-old Reading FC first team player, became Berkshire Youth’s Charity Ambassador.

Everyone at Berkshire Youth was very excited when Tom came on board, and what a fantastic year it’s been!

Tom has been a great champion for the charity, helping to raise awareness of their important work supporting, empowering and inspiring Berkshire’s young people.

Aware of the benefits of bringing quality activities and experiences to young people, Tom arranged for a group of young people to take part in the half time penalty shoot-out at Reading FC’s 150th anniversary match in February, and they absolutely loved it!

He has also delighted young fans by popping along to some events, including a couple of football training sessions at a local club, where he took part in mini matches and presented awards to those who had raised the most money for Berkshire Youth this season.

Tom has reflected on his year with Berkshire Youth: “When Berkshire Youth first got in touch with Reading and Reading came to me about the idea of becoming Berkshire Youth ambassador it was a bit of a no brainer for me really.

Growing up in Reading and coming through at RFC, such an important part of the community, I have always felt it is my responsibility to give back and appreciate the community and area that has done so much for me and many others whilst growing up.

Becoming part of the team at Berkshire Youth was the perfect way in which I could do that. I have really enjoyed working alongside the brilliant staff and it is clear to see what such a fantastic job they are doing with Berkshire’s ‘next generation’.

I hope that this year is the first of many for the relationship between Reading FC and Berkshire Youth and it has been an honour to be the first ever Charity Ambassador to come from RFC to help bridge that gap between two such important cornerstones in the Berkshire area.”

Julie MacLean, Berkshire Youth Marketing Manager, said: “We are thrilled to work with Tom.

He’s a local lad and really genuine guy who the young people we work with respond really well to.

Tom has shown huge enthusiasm for our work, is a great role model, and has been brilliant at amplifying our key messages about the importance of investing in our young people.

We couldn’t ask for a better Charity Ambassador!”

Berkshire Youth with David Seward

Free Sports Sessions in Our Local Parks

Working with The Waterside Centre and MNR Coaching, Berkshire Youth are running free sports session for children and young people aged 8+ in parks across Tilehurst this summer. There’s no need to book, just turn up!

Berkshire Youth

Berkshire Youth

West Berkshire Youth Community Larder

West Berkshire Youth are delighted to launch the Waterside Community Larder, in partnership with Sofea and Fareshare. The community larder will help to tackle food waste and food insecurity in the local area.

Berkshire Youth

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