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An Award for SMASH!

Well done SMASH!  On Tuesday 5th December,  SMASH was awarded the prestigious Kids Count Highly Commended Award for inspiring the House of Commons.  Here are Helen and Clare with Justin Tomlinson MP,  proudly accepting the award in Parliament on behalf of all volunteers, children and young people, past and present, who have been supported by …

Charlie Paradise joins SMASH as a Trustee

Hi my name is Charlie and I am really looking forward to becoming part of the SMASH family and really helping to make a difference. I currently work for the council in the Community Health and Wellbeing team, supporting local people of all ages to overcome their challenge/ barriers to leading a healthier and sometimes …

SMASH Is Recruiting! Do you have what it takes?

We are currently recruiting for a new Case Manager – please read the attached Job Description – Case Manager SMASH – Nov 2017 To apply for this role, please email your C.V. to admin@smashyouthproject.co.uk. If you have any questions then email martinaatsmash@gmail.com. Closing date for Curriculum Vitaes is 5pm on Friday 22nd December 2017. In line with our …

Trustees Needed At SMASH

We are seeking volunteers to join us on our Board of Trustees which currently meets on a monthly basis for a couple of hours. There would also be a need to commit a few additional hours each month to undertake board related duties. Currently, we have two specific vacancies to fill –  the role of Secretary and …

Panto Tickets for SMASH!

The Wrde Up Highworth Music Festival Committee has awarded SMASH £240 to fund the purchase of theatre tickets. This will enable young people that SMASH are involved with to experience Panto this year. What wonderful news! Going to the Theatre is an experience many of the children we work with would normally miss out on …

Charity Of The Year Awards – Just Giving

The Just Giving Awards are back in November 2017 and voting is now open for Charity of the Year. Could SMASH as one of the nominees be this year‘s winner? With your support, yes it could be! Charity of the Year is an opportunity to showcase the amazing things SMASH does in the community, and a chance to celebrate the hard work of everyone …

Friends of SMASH – update

Our Friends of SMASH group’s  recent fundraiser, a “Night At The Dogs!” which took place at the end of September at Blunsdon Stadium raised £280 for SMASH.  Thank you to all those who supported this event.

There are lots of ways you can support SMASH – here is what has happened recently….

To those of you that took the time to vote for SMASH in the recent MCF Community Awards – we have been awarded a grant of £4,000 and we thank you for this support.   One of our  Trustees and a SMASH Mentee went to Salisbury on the 5th October to collect the award on behalf of SMASH. …

Memory Makers Summer Activity – 14th August

Earlier this month, SMASH  organised its annual Memory Makers Summer Activity. We had 15 highly excitable young people aged 9-12 who had the whole of the swimming pool at Dorcan Recreation Complex all to themselves!  Thank you to GLL who manage the complex for providing the facilities and lifeguards for free. Our young people had a great time splashing around, …

Your Space, Your Say Exhibition taking place on 21st September 2017

Please click on the attached link to find out more about this Exhibition which is due to take place on Thursday 21st September from 6 to 8 pm at the STEAM Museum, Swindon. Young people associated with SMASH have been involved with this project over the past 6 months and their hard work is being …