January 6, 2017

Make a Noise for 2017

Phil, Garth and Joe would like to wish all our young musicians a Happy New Year 2017. Sessions are back on in full effect from Tuesday 10th including Turn On Tune Up, one-to-one tuition and Wednesday music sessions at SPACE. Garth says: “2016 was a great year for Noise with too many highlights to mention…. Continue Reading…
December 7, 2016

Support for YP during MYA’s Christmas shutdown

Merseyside Youth Association will be closed from 1pm on the 21st December 2016 until 8am on the 3rd January 2017. If you need support during this time, please see below for a list of services that may be of use; Emergency Contact Details Crisis If you are feeling suicidal or at risk you can ring… Continue Reading…
October 13, 2016

Noise young musicians quiz comeback king Craig David

MYA’s Noise project gave nine aspiring musicians the chance of a lifetime this week to meet pop comeback king Craig David. Sworn to strictest secrecy, the team were approached by BBC 1xtra producers with news of an exclusive opportunity to quiz the Rewind star, as part of their nationwide outreach programme. Staff swung swiftly into… Continue Reading…
January 19, 2016

Calling Grassroots Football People!

MYA Football Grounds Team are looking for your feedback. Please click the link – Take the Survey and tell MYA about your experiences of Jeffrey Humble, Heron Eccles & Simpson grounds. So far we have had a great response with 80% telling us that our pitches compare good or very good to other grassroots pitches. Some… Continue Reading…
December 14, 2015

Talent Match Youth Foodbank coverage goes national!

Further to our food bank launch two weeks ago and an article in the Liverpool Echo (see previous news post to read this again), the food bank and young people it supports has been featured in the Guardian newspaper and then on ITV’s This Morning programme!   This media coverage has highlighted the plight of… Continue Reading…
December 7, 2015

Talent Match Youth Food Bank Launched!

Talent Match have been supported by the Mayors Hope Fund and Fare Share to set up a food bank specifically for young people aged 18-25. The food bank is open from 1-3pm every Wednesday afternoon and young people do not need a referral from any other agency. All that is required is that they turn… Continue Reading…
November 12, 2015

Talent Match “Wonderful Me” Course

Talent Match mentor Nicola Lawler saw a need for confidence boosting sessions with young mums in her client group. She set about bringing together a range of  bespoke activities and speakers together as part of a six week course called “Wonderful Me” to enable the young mums to increase their confidence. Last week saw the… Continue Reading…
November 3, 2015

Room Hire Winter Sale At MYA

We’re currently offering 20% off room hire when you book between 23/11/15-18/11/15. We have several rooms of varying sizes, to suit a range of needs. For more information or to view the rooms please call 0151 702 0700, email us at facilitieshire@mya.org.uk or pop into our headquarters, located on 65-67 Hanover Street, a short walk… Continue Reading…
October 15, 2015

Talent Match Participation Group

Talent Match Liverpool have a very active participation agenda and we are currently recruiting for new young people to get involved. There are three elements to participation within our Talent Match programme, each being Young Champions. The Participation Champions helps to shape the way Talent Match works. Group members get involved with recruitment, help select Innovation… Continue Reading…

Buddy Up!

MYA’s Peer Mentoring and Volunteering (PMV) Project have been working with young mentors from the Sefton Buddy Up Project. Over three days the young mentors underwent training around peer mentoring and volunteering. They considered what these activities looked like and also explored their skills and how they could use these as buddies and mentors. The young people… Continue Reading…