Scottish Mentoring Network National Recognition Awards 2018

Delighted to be presented with two awards at the Scottish Mentoring Network National Recognition Awards;
‘Youth Project of the Year 2018’ for our ‘Achieve Your Potential’ programme,
and for our valued mentor Anne, the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Mentoring 2018’ award for the amazing 1-to-1 work Anne does with her mentee.

Christmas Hamper Programme

We are very grateful to Tesco Bags of Help – and to everyone who voted for our programme with blue tokens in store – we have now received £4000 to fund our Christmas Hamper programme this year, meaning that many more local families can benefit from receiving a Christmas Hamper during the Festive period.


Tweed Valley Male Voices Summer Concert

Support Peeblesshire Youth Trust and Tweeddale Youth Action whilst enjoying an entertaining evening of music with Tweed Valley Male Voices and Kingsland Primary School Choir – Friday 28th Sept 2018.


Fundraising was Achieve-a-Ball!!

Our fundraising event, Achieve-a-Ball, was a huge success at the Hydro on Saturday, raising a massive £7675!

This will go a long way to enable PYT to keep working with more children than ever before, to boost confidence and self-esteem during the years of transition from primary to secondary school in Tweeddale.

Enormous thanks to all who supported Achieve-a-Ball, though sponsorship, donations, or joining us on the night; it is very much appreciated by us at PYT and all of the young people that we support.


Programme for Achieve-a-Ball

Not long now!…….

We look forward to welcoming guests to Achieve-a-Ball this Saturday evening at Peebles Hydro;

our Programme for the night is:

6.15pm Welcome Drink

7.00pm Welcome and Dinner

8.00pm The Back Green Band

9.30pm Auction, Raffle and Disco

10.30pm The Back Green Band

12am Close



It’s nearly time for Achieve-a-Ball 2018!

The raffle prizes are lined up, the auction lots are drawing publicity…..

Advance Bids now being taken for our auction lots; please get in touch if you’d like to bid for:

Scotland rugby shirt signed by the 2018 Calcutta Cup winners team

Ally McGrath of Osso, and The Great British Menu, to cook for four in your own home

Champagne Dinner for Two at Prestonfield House

Salmon Fishing on the River Tweed

OMGrass Platinum package to tend to your grass this summer

Four Peebles Rugby players to “use as you choose”

Celtic Park Tour for Four

Red Cat Handmade local view in felt

Session for Four at Peebles Bowling Club


Raffle tickets also now on sale for £10; loads of top prizes including £100 voucher for Osso, so don’t miss out even if you’re missing the Ball! Get in touch for your raffle tickets today!

Loving Our Volunteers Award

Delighted to see our lovely volunteer mentor, Tricia, presented with her Adult Volunteer – Runner Up certificate this week, following the Loving Our Volunteers Award Ceremony in Kelso last month, which Tricia was unable to attend.

Congratulations to Tricia again from all at PYT; this award is very well-deserved, recognising the amazing work that Tricia has done over recent years with her mentee.


Loving our Volunteers Awards

Everyone at Peeblesshire Youth Trust is delighted that one of our valued mentors, Tricia Brown, received “Runner-up Adult Volunteer Award 2018”, at the recent Loving Our Volunteers Award Ceremony in Kelso.

Congratulations to Tricia for well-deserved recognition of great work as an inspiring mentor!




Localities Bid Fund

Across Scottish Borders Council region, the Localities Bid Fund is now open for voting! Anybody who lives, works or studies in Tweeddale is eligible to vote.

In Tweeddale, Peeblesshire Youth Trust have joined with Tweeddale Youth Action to bid for an amazing project to support local children during transition to Peebles High School.

Voting is open 1st – 28th February 2018, and we need your votes!

It takes less than a minute of your time! Please vote now – choose Tweeddale Youth Action!




Achieve-a-Ball 2018


Our next fundraising event, Achieve-a-Ball 2018 will be held at Peebles Hydro on Saturday 28th April;

be sure to clear your diary and get your friends together!