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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.  

Achieve-a-Ball

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.

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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.

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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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