Latest News

Alice: I was brought in to the project because ‘I messed about a lot’.

Alice is 22 years of age and local to the area where the Project operates. She is currently unemployed and lives with her mum and her ‘fella’. She left school at 16 years with 4 or 5 GCSEs… Read More »

A Volunteer’s Journey

I originally resided in Wales. I decided to make changes to my life due to 18 years of chronic substance misuse and the problems that that created. Problems around social isolation, police involvement, disruption to my family, loved… Read More »

Helen Dougan, Assistant Headteacher

The Hollins Technology College has very strong links with Ynot Aspire, and we are very grateful for the excellent input we receive on a regular basis. We have been fortunate enough to host a “Know Fear” prevention and… Read More »

Hyndburn NPT, Springhill/ Scaitcliffe Policing Team

Hyndburn Neighbourhood Policing Team have worked closely with Ynot Aspire from the start. The Springhill/ Scaitcliffe neighbourhood policing team have worked with Ynot Aspire on several successful projects including an area referral 5 years ago, following concerns from… Read More »

Dave, Volunteer

I have given many an hour to volunteer work over the years, but these past 12 months I have given my time as a volunteer to Ynot Aspire. To work alongside people who have the drive and passion… Read More »

August Newsletter 2017

Hello to you all and welcome to our brand-new newsletter. We’ve listened to the feedback that you’ve given us over the last round of consultations and events that we’ve held and aim to keep you up to date… Read More »

Keeping you up to date

Just a quick update from us here at Ynot Aspire.  We’ve updated the site a little to give you some new information about our Prevention and Early Intervention project around young people’s mental health and well-being Your Voice and… Read More »

Ynot Talk About It – The Feedback

Our Ynot Talk About It event on 30th March to get people talking about young people’s mental health was a huge success.  Thank you to everyone involved in the day for sharing your views and helping us to… Read More »

Ynot Talk About It

We’re holding a celebration and consultation event on Thursday 30th March 2017 to look back at the success we’ve had over the last 5 years and look forward to new projects and activities over the next 5 years…. Read More »

Funding from The Big Lottery

We are absolutely thrilled to be able to announce that we have received a further 5 years of funding from The Big Lottery.  We have been awarded a grant of £481,128 to carry on working with young people… Read More »