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In October 2021, we hosted our first CSCS course at Silx with the support of Central Training. Since then the project has gone from strength to strength. CSCS cards are needed to allow people access to a construction site and although historically some people were able to work without them, now this is not the […]

Silx Summer of Fun
September 17, 2021

Its hard to believe that summer has been and gone and that the young people have all returned to school.  We know how difficult the past 18 months had been on our young people and we wanted them to have a fantastic summer with us once restrictions were eased so we organised a fun packed […]

Latest Update from Silx
February 3, 2021

We can’t quite believe that we are in February already and that the pandemic has been going on for almost a year. As you all know we are in another national lockdown and we just wanted to clarify what that means for Silx and let you know what we are currently offering. TEEN BAR The […]

The North East is currently on COVID level high which does mean there are a number of things we can and cannot do and we thought with half term looming it would be a good idea to clarify what the rules mean for you, our young people when it comes to socialising. Meeting up with […]

What do the new rules mean for me?
May 18, 2020

Last week the Prime Minster Boris Johnson addressed the nation with new rules regarding Social Distancing. It’s safe to say his rules were not exactly clear and left a lot of us confused about what we can and cannot do and a lot of our young people have been questioning if we are open and […]

Blog post by Young Volunteer: Abbigail Pattison How is the Lockdown effecting Young People? The Lockdown can have many effects on young people. There are different ways that it can affect them. It can affect their mental health, their relationships within their families and their relationships with their friends.  As a Volunteer at Silx I […]

Meet the Team- Sarah
April 24, 2020

Today we will be getting to know Sarah, Sarah has just returned to work following Maternity leave so she may be a new face to some of you but she has actually worked at Silx now for 7 years….. How long have you been a youth worker?  I’ve been a youth worker for 7 years […]

Meet the Team- Kelly
April 21, 2020

Today we are going to be finding out a bit more about youth worker- Kelly: How long have you been a youth worker? Since late 2015, so about 4.5 years! How long have you worked at Silx? You’ve all been stuck with me for over four years now, congratulations Best thing about being a youth […]

Meet the Team: Jackie
April 20, 2020

During these uncertain times we thought it would be fun for you to get to know the staff just that little bit better, so we will be covering a different staff member each day. Today it is the turn of the ‘Boss Lady’, senior youth worker- Jackie. How long have you been a youth worker? […]

When Abbigail interviewed Ian Levy…..
April 17, 2020

Recently our young volunteer Abbigail met up with and interviewed Blyth’s new MP Ian Levy and did a great job, read the full interview below: Question 1: How do you feel about becoming the first conservative MP for Blyth?  I think it is a massive honour, but at the same time as its being an […]

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