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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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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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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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Local company put Phase in the driving seat

Kieran Murphy | 24th May 2017

Local car sales and service business AZ Autos recently took on an exciting challenge to support young people and give two local students an opportunity to experience business in the driving seat. AZ Autos donated a car for Luke and Tom, two students from The Priory School to renovate, source parts, prepare for sale and then sell the car, with all

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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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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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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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Volunteering is good for you

Kieran Murphy | 13th June 2016

There was a great article on the BBC News website this morning about the positive impact of volunteering for individuals and for organisations. You can read the article here. Do you have some time and some skills that you could offer to Phase? Could you organise and run a fundraising event - cake sale, sponsored run or something else? To find out

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Inspire

Kieran Murphy | 1st June 2016

On Saturday 18th June we are asking people to come along and hear about how they can get involved with planning and running fundraising activities for Phase. As the work of Phase grows, there is a need to increase our fundraising so that we can continue to support more and more young people through our programmes and projects. If you think you coul

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