Dates of Board of Trustee Meetings for 2016

Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw celebrating 20 years, 1996 – 2016

Thursday 22nd September

Thursday 8th December

Dates for 2017

Thursday February 2nd

Thursday March 30th

Thursday May 11th

AGM July 6th

Thursday 28th September

Thursday 7th December

Applications requesting funding should be submitted at least 10 working days before the above date.

Latest News

Interview Skills Workshop

Monday 3rd October 2016 2pm- 4pm

See attached poster for further details; interview skills flyer

After School Art & Craft Club

CSL Shrewsbury Road Community Centre from Monday 19th September

See attached poster for further details; Poster for Art Craft Club

After School Health & Fitness Club

CSL Shrewsbury Road Community Centre from Thursday 22nd September

See attached poster for further details;Poster for Health Fitness Club

Worksops Got Talent

Will take place on Friday 11th November 2016 at North Notts Arena, Worksop 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm

For further details please visit the website or click on the poster link       WGT Final Poster

Tickets can be purchased  from

Nottinghamshire Youth Commission

We are currently recruiting young people to join the Nottinghamshire Youth Commission on Police and Crime – an exciting initiative in partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner, Paddy Tipping.

The Nottinghamshire Youth Commission allows young people to support, challenge and inform the work of the Police & Crime Commissioner and Nottinghamshire. The Youth Commission will explore urgent issues affecting young people in Nottinghamshire, such as reducing offending and re-offending, improving the relationship with the police, and anti-social behaviour.

The Youth Commission is aimed at young people aged 14-25 years who want to make a difference to their community.  We’re looking for a diverse group of young people from different backgrounds and life experiences to take part, including those who have direct experience of the criminal justice system.

This is brilliant opportunity for young people to gain new knowledge, skills and experiences. Members of the Youth Commission will play an important role in helping to run consultation events and gather the opinions of other young people about police and crime.

All documents needed to apply for this opportunity are attached below;

Notts YC Application form1

Notts YC Application Guidance Notes1

Notts YC Consent form 20161

You can also download the application documents from the link below:

Bassetlaw Youth Council

Young people aged 13 to 18 are encouraged to get involved in Bassetlaw Youth Council, to have their say how their council is run and champion causes for the benefit of their generation. To ensure that all young people can access the Bassetlaw Youth Council events, transport can be arranged for young people, using the email link below.

Young people can contact us for more information :-



“Bassetlaw Youth Council is a great opportunity to meet new friends and get your voice heard. You don’t have to have knowledge of politics; you just have to be passionate about your area and the issues that affect you, from anything such as public transport to apprenticeships. If you don’t speak up, you won’t get heard”

Cllr Sarah Farncombe

Community Mini Bus For Hire

Carlton Youth Centre now have a community mini bus for hire. The cost is £1.00 per mile (a minimum of £20.00 per hire) All drivers must have the relevant driving licence.
If you are interested please contact;

Steve Scotthorne, Carlton Youth Centre, Costhorpe, Worksop. Notts. S81 9LB.

Telephone: 07805791799   Email:


Annual Quiz Night

The annual Quiz Night held last week was another success for the charity raising £1300 which will go to supporting the Grant Giving Trust. Thirty four teams of four had a thoroughly enjoyable time in Retford Oaks Academy. The winning team was Scrambled Egg Heads.

The date for next years Quiz Night will follow in the New Year.

For further details please contact 01909 531504 or email

Sewhat 2016

The annual event was another huge success for the charity. It was held on the 23rd March 2016 in the North Notts Community Arena. Involved in the show were over 200 young people from 14 different organisations.

Those involved made from the drawing board or customised charity shop garments.  Also shown down the cat walk were masks, decorated capes, printed T shirts and lots more . An appreciated audience of over 400 thoroughly enjoyed the event and funds raised through ticket sales will go to supporting the grant giving trust of the charity.

The date set for Sewhat 2017 is 22nd March 2017 at North Notts Community Arena. Further details will follow early in the New Year.

For further details please contact 01909 531504 or email

Annual Fun Run

The 2016 Fun Run took place on Sunday 8th  May. The weather was a little to warm for both runners and walkers, the first person over the line was Steve Maddock in 37.50 minutes. The event was supported by 270 participants. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the morning covering the distance of 10k (6 miles) through the magnificent Welbeck Estate. Some young people raised funds for their clubs through sponsorship and the charity gained much needed funds for the grant giving trust. This year the event was kindly sponsored by the Rotary Club of Worksop and the Worksop Dukeries Rotary Club. Support to the event was also given by staff from A1 Housing Services who helped with registration and the Worksop Army Cadets who took care of the comfort points on route. Everyone finished received a medal and trophies were given to the winner and runner up Junior and Senior Boy and Girl.

It is hoped that the Fun Run/Walk will take place again in 2017, a date will be confirmed later in the year.

For any further information please contact FoYPiB on either 01909 531504 or email

Kilton Golf Day

The 2016 Kilton Golf Day took place on Saturday 14th May which saw perfect weather conditions for a round of golf. The charity hosted a stableford competition at Kilton Forest Golf Course and received much support from many organisations within the area through entering a team, sponsoring a hole or providing refreshments for the half way house. All the prizes were kindly donated by local golf clubs and businesses. The winning team was from Transdek who won a round of golf at Lindrick followed by a close second from Thomas Richardson and his team.  All the funds raised on the day, including hole sponsorship go to supporting the grant giving trust. FoYPiB would like to thank volunteers who helped and all involved who made this day a success.

For further details please contact 01909 531504 or email

Worksop Golf Day

This year Worksop Golf Club kindly invited FoYPiB to host a Charity Golf Day at their Club. This was held on Friday 24th June 2016 with the sun shinning. Eleven teams from many organisations and local businesses took part in a stableford competition. The winning team was Mark Burrell and his team who won a round of golf for four at Worksop Golf Club. Second was a team from Transdek followed in third by a team from A1 Housing. All funds raised on the day will go to supporting the grant giving trust. FoYPiB would like to thank all who helped make the day such a success.

For further details please contact 01909 531504 or email

Serlby Park Golf Day

Our Serlby Park Golf Day 2015 was a great success for the charity, 18 teams took part in the Stableford competition and we raised over £1,500 to support the grant giving trust. The winning team was from Tuxford Academy, all our golfing friends thoroughly enjoyed the day and are already looking forward to the 2016 competition.

The 2016 Serlby Golf Day will take place on Friday 23rd  September

For  further details contact 01909 531504 or email

Photographs show students from Elizabethan Academy and Worksop Post 16 in the 2014 competition.

For further details please contact FoYPiB on 01909 531504 or email

The Charity is keen to encourage people in all of the above events if you would like further details of any of them please contact FoYPiB on 01909 531504 or email

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