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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 […]

Coronavirus Do’s and Don’ts
April 6, 2020

We have been getting more reports from young people that some people are not following the Government’s rules around isolation and social distancing during the current Coronavirus pandemic. We have also been asked by some of our young people if they can have friends to visit or if they can go there…… So to prevent […]

Surviving Isolation
April 1, 2020

We are all currently living in uncertain times and a lot of us have had to completely change our day to day lives due to the recent Coronavirus outbreak. At Silx we understand that this is probably very difficult for some of you and we want you to know we are doing everything we can […]

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October 2019
November 26, 2019

Our October 2019 Magazine is now live! See what we have been up too and what our young people have achieved this month! Very exciting few months ahead with lot’s more events and activities planned. October 2019 Edited  

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Road Safety Campaign
September 26, 2019

Silx have worked very closely with Emma Shields from the NHS and with a group of young people who identified that road safety and technology is an issue for them and others of similar age. The group of 4 young people initially sat and discussed what they would like to deliver and what messages they […]

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Summer work
September 3, 2019

Hello All! We have had so many events going on this summer including trips to Flamingo Land, Rock Climbing, Summer Carnivals, educational trips to Beamish, and much much more. All our trips, events and evening sessions have included free food for our young people as we recognise a lot of young people do not eat […]

Detached Trip to Dynamix…..
November 16, 2017

We have a very successful detached project here at Silx,  our fabulous detached team work on the streets of Blyth every Wednesday and Friday evening with the aim of engaging with hard to reach young people who choose not to access any centre based youth provision. It has been well documented on social media that […]

Dukeshouse Wood 2017
September 8, 2017

We always enjoy giving the young people new experiences here at Silx and during the Summer months we like to arrange trips and residential opportunities outside of Blyth. This Summer we arranged for a group of young people to spend the weekend at Dukeshouse Wood. Dukeshouse wood is an outdoor adventure and activity centre set […]

Paul’s Journey
September 15, 2016

Hi I’m Paul Cozens and I’m a volunteer here at Silx and I have recently just returned from Gothenburg in Sweden where I was a trainee crew member on board the Christian Radich as part of the North Sea Tallships regatta race, I was chosen by Northumberland County Council Youth Service to be a trainee […]

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