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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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Volunteers - We love you!

Amanda Maylin | 5th June 2020

In a small to medium sized charity such as Phase, the help and support of our volunteers is crucial. Phase thrives because of the wonderful work that they do, and it is noticeable that this is felt at all levels and in all areas of the organisation!1st - 7th June is National Volunteers Week and as there are so many volunteers (around 50 at the last

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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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Raffle Winners!

Kieran Murphy | 13th September 2018

Local Young People to Feel the Love from Fair in the Square Hitchin’s youth support charity Phase have been delighted by the response to this year’s Fair in the Square event which was sponsored by local businesses HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors and AZ Autos. The crowd-pleasing event took place in the town’s Market Place, saw cheese eating, strength t

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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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Hitchin Rock Choir

Kieran Murphy | 24th February 2018

Come and enjoy a night for all the family with The Hitchin Rock Choir. An evening of classic rock songs like you’ve never heard them before. This great event is happening on Friday 23rd March, at The Priory School, doors open at 7:15pm with the performance starting at 8pm. Tickets are just £10 each and can be purchased through our Eventbrite page,

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#240in24

Kieran Murphy | 23rd February 2018

They came, they saw, they conquered! We have been raising funds for our work with the young people across the town by arranging a 240km run - completed in just 24hrs, non-stop through the day and night at Archers Gym. The heroic runners from local companies, schools and charities stepped up and actually made 251.8km in the time and have raised hu

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240in24

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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Influences

Kieran Murphy | 4th November 2017

Influence is something that we all have, maybe a little, maybe a lot, but you still have some. Influence is something I am very passionate about, you have the ability to change and impact the life of those around you either for the better or the worse. Let’s assume it’s for the better ;) Martin Luther King Jr, Graham, Granddad, Tim & Richard t

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Big ripples

Kieran Murphy | 13th October 2017

On Friday 6th October Phase and The Priory School held our second mental health wellbeing conference. It was attended by over 160 students and staff from schools across Herts and Beds inspiring them to go back to their communities and bring change. You can read the recent article in the Comet As part of our vision to see young lives changed, Phase

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Fair in the Square

Kieran Murphy | 8th September 2017

On Saturday 23rd September 10am - 2pm we have an exciting event happening in Hitchin - Fair in the Square! There will a whole host of stalls and activities to get involved with. There will be something for all the family - bake stall, great quality second-hand books and DVD's to buy, some physical challenges to pitch yourself against others, bounc

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MAD ;)

Kieran Murphy | 10th February 2017

Something that we are working on is how we can help young people go MAD!! I should probably explain, MAD stands for Make A Difference and it is a project where young people will be able to apply for small amount of seed funding to run their own project or activity to raise money for Phase and a percentage of what they make will be given to another

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Phase team grows!

Kieran Murphy | 28th September 2016

Sasha Austin-Seade and Helen Bainbridge joined Phase in September As the Phase team has grown again this year with Sasha and Helen joining as Wellbeing Development Lead and Schools and Youth Worker respectively, Kieran sat down with them to find out a bit more about the new members of the team, here's what happened: Tell us a little bit about your

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The Core

Kieran Murphy | 5th September 2016

The Core Training conference for all youth and children's workers and is happening Friday 30th September 5pm till Saturday 1st October 4pm. What is The Core? No matter what your calling to youth and children’s ministry might look like, we are praying that ‘THE CORE’ will encourage you, equip you and enable you to grow what you do. The Core is an ev

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Love Always Hopes

Kieran Murphy | 30th August 2016

Love Always Hopes wristbands are in memory of Mary Bacon who sadly died suddenly in May 2016. Mary was heavily involved with Phase in a variety of ways, from helping at Time Trek to being a young leader at our Holding Nothing Back group at Hitchin Girls' School. Mary was full of encouragement for people, especially her peers. In response to her su

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