CYZ Board Succession

Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) extends a warm welcome to Professor Julie Mennell DL as new Trustee and Chair Designate as part of Board succession planning at the Charity. The role of Chair at CYZ has been held by Chris Holmes DL since 2013, during which time the Charity has reached in excess of 11,500 young... Read more »

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CYZ Welcomes new CEO

Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) are delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Taylor-Beswick as their new Chief Executive. Caroline, who holds professional qualifications in youth work and social work, joins the charity from UNICEF UK, where she held the role of Programme Manager, with responsibility for supporting cities and communities across the north of England... Read more »

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Vacancy: Bank Staff for Holidays, Evenings and Weekends

Applications for this position are now closed We are looking for passionate, inspiring, and highly motivated new Team Members who are available during the evenings, weekends and school holidays to join our awesome Youth Work team to support the delivery of our Club sessions, including holiday clubs. If you are passionate about working with young... Read more »

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Covid-19 Update – 23 March 2020

Covid-19 Statement 23 March 2020 Due to the Covid-19 outbreak our building will be closed from 3pm Monday 23rd March 2020. Despite this we remain totally committed to Carlisle’s young people. They can message us on any of our social media platforms or our email address (see website) and we will be in touch as... Read more »

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NEW for Wednesdays!!!! PROJECT NIGHT

New Project Night – Launching Wednesday 19th February All members wishing to attend need to sign up to a project in advance, which will run for 6 weeks. The aim is to enable progression in the activities. Junior Club will still be running as open sessions on Monday, Thursday and Saturdays Junior Club open sessions... Read more »

CYZ hosts New Year Honours

Forget the New Year’s honours list, a city youth zone has set up its own honours to celebrate the tireless work of their patrons and supporters. The inaugural Carlisle Youth Zone honours list has recognised four patrons who have each brought something different to the work of the youth zone and the lives of the young people... Read more »

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CYZ choir perform at the Tithe Barn

AN EVENT held by Armstrong Watson to thank clients for their support over the last 12 months has been hailed a success. The annual event held at the Tithe Barn in Carlisle on December 19 saw more than 120 people join together for festive drinks as well as entertainment from Carlisle Youth Zone’s choir. Stephen McCullough, business development... Read more »

Monday 6th January 2020

We will be open on Monday 6th January 2020 for Holiday Club only – Junior Club will be closed for staff training. All other clubs will run as usual from Tuesday 7th January onwards. Club Reminders: Junior Club – Ages 7-12 (School Year 7 and below) Senior Club – Ages 12-18 (School Year 8+) Inclusion... Read more »

Beauty and the Beast – Info for bookings

This information is only relevant to members booked onto the Beauty and the Beast trip, Monday 23rd December 2019. Any members not booked on – please note that CYZ is CLOSED on Monday 23rd, so no Junior session will be running! Drop Off Members need to be dropped off at CYZ (Victoria Place, CA1 1LR)... Read more »

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Junior Club Christmas


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