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Working with the local community

Kieran Murphy | 25th January 2021

Since 2002 Phase has been a key part of the Hitchin community with our focus being building the wellbeing and resilience of children and young people – our vision is to see them thrive! We may be the ones doing the face-to-face work however there are many others across Hitchin who support Phase to keep making a difference. They range from individua

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Christmas giving

Kieran Murphy | 1st December 2020

As we begin December, we have had Black Friday, Cyber Monday, but now we get to the most exciting day - Giving Tuesday! As we approach Christmas and you and I prepare to give presents, I wanted to encourage you to think about other ways you could give this year that would mean we could make a difference to children and young people in Hitchin and b

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Our Amazing Fundraisers!

Amanda Maylin | 9th November 2020

Three of our wonderful fundraisers tell us a little bit about themselves and why they decided to do some fund raising for Phase…Ellie Scott - going the distance…Can you tell me a little about yourself?I am currently a secondary school music teacher, working in Hitchin. I spent more than 10 years as a youngster singing as a chorister in my church ch

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An Enchanted Evening of Song

Rebekah K Bacon | 28th February 2019

Saturday 23rd March, 7.30pm-10pm at Walsworth Baptist Church Come and join us for ‘An Enchanted Evening of Song’ to raise money for Phase, bringing well-being, hope and transformation across Hitchin. On Saturday 23rd March, 7.30pm at Walsworth Baptist Church, you are cordially invited to join us for a concert from the Felici Opera, with songs both

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Charity Film Awards

Donna Wade | 28th November 2018

This year Phase has entered one of its “Let Talk” Films into the Charity Film Awards. What are these? I hear you say… The Charity Film Awards are for charities who have created videos which have the power to move, to warm hearts, to inspire, to engage…. to change the world: to do good. The Charity Film Awards are designed to celebrate those qualit

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London Marathon

Kieran Murphy | 27th February 2018

Meet David Alvarez, Director of AZ Autos and who is using our Charity place in the London Marathon to fundraise for Phase as well as the Barcelona Ironman*. We asked David a few questions and here are his replies: Tells us something about yourself. My passion is improvement. I try and achieve this through my business and my hobby which is triathlo

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Kieran Murphy | 8th February 2018

10am Friday 16th February will see a team of people including Kieran Murphy, Director of Phase are taking on a huge challenge of running 240KM in 24hrs! It will all be happening at Archers Gym, in Hitchin. Why such a challenge I hear you ask? It is all to raise money to continue and grow the work of Phase. Almost everything Phase delivers is free

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Amanda goes the distance

Kieran Murphy | 28th April 2017

You may or may not know that Amanda, our office manager has taken on a huge challenge in aid of Phase. Kieran took a few moments in between Amanda's busy schedule to find out what she is doing and why. In the year that I turn 50 I've decided to finally go the distance & run a Marathon! Training started in January (I’ve now run over 350 miles i

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Diana smashes her target!

Kieran Murphy | 5th August 2016

Back in May Diana Seller took on a personal challenge in memory of her son Mark and raised a whooping £2286 for the work of Phase! Diana's original hope was to hopefully reach £1000, but has been blown away by peoples support. This money will enable Phase to deliver four support courses for young people struggling with difficulties such as self-har

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Diana's challenge

Kieran Murphy | 24th March 2016

On Saturday 23rd April one of our Phase Partners Diana Seller will begin a 140 mile walk from to Todds Green in Hertfordshire to Lugg Green in Herefordshire raising money for Phase and all in memory of her son Mark who would have turned 30 this year. Diana said 'It will be Mark’s 30th birthday on May 9th and in his memory I will be doing a sponsor

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LV= Supporting RISE

Kieran Murphy | 24th March 2016

Masks created by students showing that there is more to them than others see. Phase received £200 from locally based LV= in support of our RISE project, this came from their community support committee. Over the past academic year hundreds of students across Hitchin have been through our 4 week course looking at key topics of relationships, identi

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Hitchin Youth Trust

Kieran Murphy | 15th March 2016

We are very pleased to announce that Phase has recently received a grant for over £2000 from the Hitchin Youth Trust in relation to our Creative Space project. The support from Hitchin Youth Trust will enable Phase to provide all the equipment, resources and materials needed to deliver Creative Space project for this year. Creative Space is provid

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