Our film for About Face Theatre

We love working with the guys from About Face Theatre, and mediaSHYPP have had the opportunity to make a short film that explores how being a part of About Face has an impact on the lives of the actors.  It was great fun making the film, take a look and see what they do. About Face…

A successful golf tournament for SHYPP

What a fantastic day of playing golf, raising awareness of youth homelessness in Herefordshire and raising funds to support the work that SHYPP do. The event was held at Burghill Valley Golf Club which was the perfect location, with beautiful views, an amazing course and hospitable staff. The club helped with making sure the day went…

Young people ensure their voice is heard!

Young people from SHYPP and Close House have been ensuring that their voice is heard and their talents are seen, over a busy period of award ceremonies and live performances that have received both local and national recognition. Young people from SHYPP stood in front of a crowd of over 100 people packed into The…

Visitors to Leominster Foyer

Over the last few weeks we have held exciting and productive events, with a couple of visitors coming to Leominster Foyer! First we had PSCO Maddox come to talk to the residents about his job, the dangers of carrying knifes and drug use. Then we held afternoon tea for North Herefordshire MP Bill Wiggin, he watched SHYPP’s…

Job club at Ross Foyer

Sometimes the young people that we support need to claim job related benefits.  We realised that some were getting confused and ending up with sanctions in their benefits through missed appointments, unfilled job match cards and accounts.  These sanctions can then lead to problems in paying rent meaning that the young people can build up large debts….

My Voice Project – Big Lottery Funded

My Voice is a new SHYPP project, funded by the Big Lottery Fund, working with Toni Cook- freelance director/creative arts practitioner. The idea behind the project is to offer all young people who SHYPP work with an opportunity for a creative outlet for their thoughts, experiences and ideas culminating in a sharing event. Since September…

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…