Scottish Mentoring Network National Recognition Awards 2018

Winners!! 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Achieve-a-Ball 2018

TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Events & Activities 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!

Christmas Hampers

The whole community came together this December to help us support a record number of families with provision of a Christmas Hamper. Thanks to the generosity of many local businesses, churches and community organisations, we were able to deliver nearly 100 Christmas Hampers to families across Tweeddale, to provide a little peace of mind over […]

Coffee Morning

We are hosting a coffee morning on Saturday 18th November, 10am – 12 noon, at Peebles RFC Clubrooms, Eastgate, Peebles, to raise funds towards the Christmas Hampers that we help to pack and deliver each year, to over 70 local families. Entry is £1, please come along to support us on the day! Delicious coffee, […]

Achieve-a-Ball 2018

Save the date! – 28.04.18!  Peeblesshire Youth Trust looks forward to hosting our second Fundraising Ball, Achieve-a-Ball, on 28th April 2018 at Peebles Hydro Hotel.  It promises to be a fantastic night, with lots of fun, dancing, food, drinks and some spectacular auction prizes.  


Our first ever fundraising ball was held on 22 April 2017, at Peebles Hydro. Our event was so successful that we are already planning for 2018. Again we will have hugely exciting raffle prizes and auction items, as well as delicious food and an awesome band, so please watch this space for further news on Achieve-a-Ball 2018!

Golf Day 2017 – May 9

Our tenth annual Costa Golf Day was held on 9th May this year and we were lucky with the weather again! With over 200 people taking part it was a brilliant day of golf, and fundraising, for Peeblesshire Youth Trust. We are now looking forward to organising our Golf Day 2018!

Halloween Havoc

We had an amazing time at Lamancha Hub carving pumpkins and decorating scary halloween biscuits. This kids got stuck into the pumpkins and after a bit of yukiness soon had their hands covered in pumpkin innards scooping out seeds.

Buddy Up Day

This year we are celebrating National Mentoring Day for the first time in Tweeddale. Local schools are taking part in our Buddy Up Day and raising awareness of PYT and mentoring. Each school is asking their pupils to buddy up with someone who they do not normally play with, either in their own year or in a different year.


Summer Fun

We had a great time at our Summer games night, that was obviously held indoors due to the weather. With big thanks to one of our previous mentors Marc, for coming up with some fantastic games for the kids to play

Summer Newsletter

You can read and enjoy our June Newsletter. It is full of information of everything that we have been up to in the last couple of months, and some sad farewells.

Hama Time

Lillia and Natalie, from P5 at Priorsford raised over £60 for Peeblesshire Youth Trust through their ‘Fiver Challenge’ with Young Enterprise

Drumming at Nomad Beat

What an absolutely brilliant time we had on Friday night at Nomad Beat. The brilliant Adam taught the kids a whole routine with various different drums.

Our happy winners

Thanks to the amazing Danny Macaskill we have some brilliant prizes to give away this year. Our first winners were the Lancaster family. The two boys were very chuffed with their signed calendar.

Annual Golf Day

On May 10 this year we will be holding our Annual Golf Day. Sponsored by Costa, this promises to be a fantastic event to raise much needed funds for the charity.

Down on the Farm

“the farm was wonderful I loved holding the little lambs and seeing all the cattle and sheep, my favorite part was when I got to see the little lambs being born it was amazing.”

Generous Donation from Rotary Peebles

Peebles Rotary Club continued their support of Peeblesshire Youth Trust by packing bags in Tesco on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Tunnel Trail Run – October 2016

Okay, picture the scene, it’s Friday night, you’re having a nice glass of something, when your phone pings. It’s a text from a friend saying “Will you run a 10k….”

New Partnerships with local business

Few of you will have failed to notice the new Costa that has opened on Peebles High Street. But did you know how hard Costa is working to help local groups?

Christmas Hampers

Each December, PYT deliver Christmas Hampers to families across Peeblesshire. Over the past 5 years, we have delivered over 150 hampers. Agencies such as social services and health visitors work in partnership with us, so that deliveries go to the families who need it.

Peeblesshire Youth Trust

Friendly Praise for our Volunteers

The Trust deploys 70 volunteers in a number of community support projects, including the Achieve Your Potential Programme for Primary 6 pupils in Peebles and Innerleithen, one-to-one support sessions for secondary school pupils in Peebles and a Christmas…

Scottish Mentoring Awards

Scottish Mentoring Network Awards

The board and staff would like to thank all of the volunteers who have contributed to the success of this project either through mentoring, help with the delivery of our programmes or with ad hoc support in schools. We also thank the funders…

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