Ross Christmas Fayre

We all like a good Christmas fayre and this year lots of us at Ross foyer wanted to be part of the one being held in our town. Partly to let people know what SHYPP are doing locally but also to raise money and get to know more of our neighbours. So we sat down…

Make someone else’s Christmas

Christmas is coming and lots of us are already getting ready for this special season with family and friends.  Please take some time and think about those of us for whom Christmas won’t quite as special.  Make someone else’s Christmas. Thanks to Hugo for all his help in making this film To become a Friend of SHYPP and…

Thank you The Barrels

Back in the summer The Barrels kindly donated £500 so we could buy benches to go in the gardens of 2 of our properties.  We’ve been able to source these from the talented local artists at Forwood Craft. Kendal said  “Its great to have somewhere to sit outside & it feels good that SHYPP are caring…

Hereford Foyer + Growing Local

Hereford foyer have started volunteering with Growing Local, a Herefordshire based organisation that encourages and educates communities to grow and eat local food.  Check out what these guys do by watching the film at the bottom of the page. Rosie, Lyndsay and Cathy went along to Tillington Court farm to help volunteer on Growing Local’s box farm. Cathy said…

Two Kids Lost is live

Two kids lost                Two kids scared               Two kids lonely               No one cared SHYPP’s latest film Two Kids Lost is live. Its been made by young people working with our media project, mediaSHYPP and it was great to work…

Well done Jess

A massive well done to Jess Bytheway our Leominster coordinator who very much deserves this Mentor award from Worcester University in recognition of the work she has done to help support students pursue their social worker career.  Jess was nominated for the award by one of the students working at SHYPP on a social worker placement. Alicia Lawrence,…

Halloween in Ross

  Mellissa wanted to put on a tea party at the SHYPP Ross foyer, so we invited residents and a few handpicked professional and traders from the local community. We planned what decorations and food to have and decided to hold it on Halloween night. Invites were emailed and hand delivered and the preparations began. On the…

Thank you Marks & Spencer

On Saturday Marks and Spencer invited into their Hereford branch to bag pack for their customers.  It was a great opportunity to meet people and speak about what we do at SHYPP.  We would like to say thank you to all the customers who gave so generously, every bit helps and we raised £224.  Your…

Making music with Close House(video)

Early last year whilst shooting “The Story of Mary and Joe” with Close House we had a spare hour, a dark room and some talented musicians.  Here’s the results, 2 music videos, hope you like them.  Original music by Sam Smith and Clean Bandit Stay with me, original track by Sam Smith Rather be, original…

Eyes down for SHYPP Bingo

SHYPP’s north team staff have been working really hard to source support and prizes from local businesses in order to raise money for SHYPP.  A lovely local lady called Bet lister regularly hosts prize bingo nights  to raise money for local good causes in the area and agreed to host and facilitate an evening of…

Wow, we raised £5050 on The Big SHYPP Sleepout!

Watch the film mediashypp made of the event www.vimeo.com/mediashypp/sleep-out Thank you to everyone who has been so generous, we’ve raised £5050. It was a great night sleeping out, 19 of us including the Herefordshire High Sheriff Bill Jackson and Gillian Handley, managed to sleep rough.  We made shelters from cardboard and visited bars and pubs in Hereford to raise donations…

Our sponsors on The Big SHYPP Sleepout

We wanted to say a big thank you to the all our sponsors. You’ve helped to make The Big SHYPP Sleepout happen and you are changing the lives of young people in Herefordshire. A Rule of Tum   www.aruleoftum.com  Hereford Honest food, Seasonal ingredients, Locally sourced. Suppers. Gatherings. Tyrrells Crisps   www.tyrrellscrisps.co.uk  Leominster We’re Tyrrells and we spend our…