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FREE Activities and Workshops for Young People in Telford & Wrekin!

At Shropshire Youth Support Trust we are delivering a wide range of new activities and workshops to support young people in Telford & Wrekin who are aged between 16-24. These activities include; Breakfast club – free breakfast for young people, and meet new friends! Photography and art classes Wellbeing and mental health support Level 1 Health & Safety […]

Shropshire based business owner joins SYST as an ambassador of the charity

Toni Williams has recently joined Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) as an Ambassador where she is volunteering her time and knowledge to support the charity. SYST is a registered charity located in Telford, Shropshire, dedicated to offering comprehensive support to young individuals aged 16-30 who are facing challenges in education and employment. Their mission is […]

SYST welcome new ambassador, Gareth JL Williams DL FSA

In a world where youth empowerment and support are crucial for shaping the leaders of tomorrow, the appointment of Gareth JL Williams DL FSA as a volunteer ambassador for the Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) marks a significant stride towards nurturing young talent and fostering entrepreneurship.  Williams, who’s day job is Curator and Head of […]

NEET Engagement Worker

Job Title: NEET Engagement Worker  Location: SYST HQ, Telford Contract: Fixed 12-month contract with a possibility to extend Hours: Full Time, 40 hours per week Salary: Up to £24,000 p.a. dependant on experience. Are you passionate and enthusiastic about empowering young people and helping them overcome barriers to success? Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) is looking […]

Neil Phillips joins SYST as an ambassador of the charity

In a commendable move towards community engagement and philanthropy, Neil Phillips from Phillips Chartered Accountants, based in Telford, has recently assumed the role of an Ambassador for Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) where he is volunteering his time and knowledge to support the charity. SYST is a registered charity located in Telford, Shropshire, dedicated to […]

SYST Awards & Celebration event to be held in March 2024

As we stride into 2024, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new inaugural SYST Awards and Celebration Event, a momentous occasion where we come together to celebrate the achievements of Shropshire Youth Support Trust during the past year, to reward remarkable individuals, and to cast a spotlight on the invaluable work of […]

Lewis Benson joins Shropshire Youth Support Trust as an Ambassador of the charity

In a commendable move towards community engagement and philanthropy, Lewis Benson from Crown Wealth Management, based in Shrewsbury, has recently assumed the role of an Ambassador for Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) where he is volunteering his time and knowledge to support the charity. SYST is a registered charity located in Telford, Shropshire, dedicated to […]

Shropshire Youth Support Trust awarded over £130,000 through NCS grant

Shropshire Youth Support Trust are now delivering a new community experience programme funded by NCS (National Citizen Service) that will support young people across Telford & Wrekin over the next 2 years. The grant is part of a significant £20m funding package that NCS Trust have awarded to organisations across England for the delivery of community-based […]

SYST Ambassadors

Role Description: Volunteer Ambassador for Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) Location: SYST is based in Telford, Shropshire, UK About Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST): Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) is a registered Charity that provides a wide range of support for young people aged between 16 – 30 years who are not in education, employment, […]

Free Photography Sessions for Young People in Telford!

Empowering Shropshire’s Youth Through Photography: SYST’s Free Training Sessions In the heart of Shropshire, a charitable organization is making strides to support young individuals who find themselves outside the realms of education, employment, or training. The Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST), based in Telford, is breaking down barriers and offering an exciting opportunity for young […]

ASYSTED Business – Seller Fayres

ASYSTED Business The High Carrot will be selling at not one but TWO Telford Fayres! The first Fayre will take place on the 30th September at 12:00 in St Johns Village Hall. The second Fayre will take place on the 7th of October at 11:00 in The Wakes.  We highly encourage you to attend! To […]

October Offer

ASYSTED Business Fluff-N-Buff currently has a Halloween offer for October.  This is for a limited time only so please get in touch with Beth on 07932636761.

Spooky Crafts

ASYSTED Business Mindless Doodles has openings for young people to learn all about arts and crafts! This is coming up just in time for Halloween so why not pop down to the center and sign up today! 

Young beneficiary from SYST completes his first project with a local alliance

In the heart of Shropshire, a remarkable tale of talent and transformation is taking place. Lewis Jenkins, a young beneficiary of Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) has recently created a new brand identity with his mentor, for a local alliance that is ‘Unlocking Potential in Telford & Wrekin’ The alliance stands as a beacon of […]

Local Young Entrepreneur Alex Leighton Thrives with Support from Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST)

Hi, I’m Alex, I’m a Wardrobe Assistant in theatre, and run an embroidery business, and this is a little bit of my journey so far! I’ve always loved being creative and working with my hands, and through scouting and being involved in their annual Gang Shows, I quickly figured out I wanted to pursue a […]

Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) Introduce a new Parkour Activity for NEET Youth at Telford Town Park

Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) is taking a bold step towards engaging and empowering the region’s young population by introducing a new Parkour activity in Telford Town Park. Aimed specifically at young individuals aged 16 to 30 who are not in employment, education, or training (NEET), this initiative seeks to provide an opportunity for personal […]

NEW Youth Space at SYST!

We have created a new dedicated space at Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) which is designed to cater to young people aged 16-30 who find themselves not in employment, education, or training. At SYST, we believe in providing a safe and inclusive environment where every young individual has access to the support they need to […]

Kerry and Emma prepare for a daring tandem parachute jump in Shropshire for charities

Kerry Rowley, the business manager at Shropshire Youth Support Trust, and Emma Woodhouse,of Walker Health and Safety services, both hailing from Telford, will take on an exhilaratingchallenge soon on the 24th of August 2023, a tandem parachute jump in Whitchurch, Shropshire.Their courage and determination will not only fulfil their personal dreams but also contribute to […]

Yankee Candle Telford Support SYST

Thank you for supporting SYST! From Monday 17th July 2023 for 4 weeks, Yankee Candle Telford are holding a raffle in store with a prize donated by them worth over £80 of their products! When you are in Telford shopping centre please call in and buy a raffle ticket or two which will be supporting […]

Telford Based Hairdresser Makes Finalist In Beauty Awards

Telford based hairdresser, Eliz Chausheva, has been announced as a finalist at the Official UK Hair and Beauty Awards 2024 in the category of ‘Best for Blonde’. The prestigious awards ceremony celebrates the best hair and beauty professionals from across the UK, and is well attended by over 300 guests per year. Eliz says “It’s […]

Award-Winning Artist Jacob Gourley Empowers Youth through Charcoal Drawing Classes in Support of Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST)

Art has the power to inspire, uplift, and transform lives. It can provide a creative outlet, boost self-confidence, and offer a pathway to personal growth. In the heart of Shropshire, an extraordinary artist, Jacob Gourley, has been making a significant impact by supporting the Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) through his remarkable charcoal drawing classes. […]

Kerry Rowley Promoted to New Business Manager Role at Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST)

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Kerry Rowley to the newly established position of Business Manager at Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST). This promotion reflects Kerry’s exceptional dedication and invaluable contributions as the former Admin Manager at SYST. With this new role, Kerry will play a vital role in driving the organisation forward […]

ASYSTED Business becomes a finalist at HBA Hair and Beauty Awards 2024!

A massive welldone to ASYSTED business Eliz Hair & Beauty. Eliz Chuasheva who started her business in Telford offers her clients excellent customer service, great products, high-quality hairdressing, beauty skills and unique colouring techniques. Speaking about receiving this certificate of recognition Eliz says “Everyone who has been so supportive through my education and helped me to […]

Funding granted for community focused videographer

Amy Hill was captured with Katie Morris from Morris & Company, one of the Asystors for Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST), who presented her Certificate of Recognition from the charity which supports young people with their business ventures. The Asystors are a group of Shropshire businesses committed to helping young people to kick start their […]

Shropshire Youth Support Trust are providing a brighter future for young people in Shropshire with new funding from Nationwide Building Society

Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) has received a grant of £48,000 from Nationwide Building Society as part of their Community Grants programme, which brings their members and colleagues together to help tackle the housing crisis. The funding will enable Shropshire Youth Support Trust to fund a Full-time Project Co-ordinator and Full-time Youth Development Lead, which […]

Congratulations to SYST Beneficiary for NEW book launch

Congratulations to Harry Matthews for his most recent publication “Awaken in Seascape”  available to purchase now on AMAZON and further congratulations for his recent magazine feature. Voraka Magazine – Download/Order The Latest Issue Harry is a published poet and artist. His portfolio can be found on his website  here: www.HarryArtGallery.com

Junior Youth Football league Supports SYST

In an inspiring display of community spirit, the Telford Junior Youth Football League has pledged its support to the Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST), a local charity dedicated to empowering young people in Shropshire. The Telford Junior Youth Football League has long been a pillar of the local community, nurturing talent and instilling values of […]

Volunteering opportunities with Energize

We currently have an opportunity for supporting young people aged 16-24 into 30hrs of volunteering linked to physical activity/wellbeing. We are working with Energize to get young people into these opportunities. The actual activity would need to be linked to physical activity/wellbeing, for example supporting marketing/comms for an event that includes an activity. Some of […]

ABCs of Podcasting

Thursday 1st June (10am – 3pm) All levels are welcome to this podcasting workshop aimed at 14-18-year-olds. Join Mark Woodyatt from the Mark and Me Podcast to develop skills in recording, producing and editing your very own podcast by the time you leave! There will even be a chance to assist with sound recording at […]

ESP Media Warrior Raises funds

ASYSTED Business ‘ESP Media Warrior‘ is helping organise and put on a fundraiser for guide dogs in aid of Guide Dogs UK. ESP Media Warrior is helmed by visually impaired photographer, Romilly Esp. The event is being held on Saturday 20th May 2023 from 08:00-16:00 at Chambers Harley. The suggested donation is £5 per dog.

How Richard’s History of Anxiety Is Helping Today’s Anxious Youth | EP 9 Richard Nuttall

Get ready for a heartfelt and eye-opening chat with Richard Nuttall, the guy behind Shropshire Youth Support Trust. We dive deep into what it takes to run a charity that’s all about helping young folks in Shropshire find their way in the job market or kickstart their own businesses. Richard spills the beans on the […]

LyfBar Wins Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award

LyfBar, a Shropshire-based small business, has recently been named the winner of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award for the whole of West Midlands. This is a fantastic achievement for the business, and it highlights the hard work and dedication of its owners, Alex Archibald and Bethany Tomlinson. The […]

All Together Now January 2023

Oil Painting Success!

Jacob Gourley, an award-winning painter, has shown his support for the Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) by providing them with an opportunity to put on an Oil Painting Masterclass for their Safer Stronger Communities project. The 6-week workshop was beneficial for the young beneficiaries of SYST and allowed them to learn and develop new skills […]

SYST at Telford’s Apprentice Show

The Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) recently attended The Apprentice Show, which took place at the International Centre in Telford. This was a fantastic opportunity for the charity to engage with young people and inform them about the work that they do. At the event, SYST had the chance to speak to lots of young […]

Shropshire Youth Support Trust host celebration event at the Flaxmill in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) recently hosted a highly successful event at the Flaxmill in Shrewsbury, which celebrated the charity’s achievements over the past year and outlined its plans for the future.  The event was held in the Turned Wood Cafe and attracted over 50 guests, including local people, businesses, SYST staff, and volunteers. The […]

My Workwear supports Shropshire Youth Support Trust

My Workwear, a leading workwear supplier based in Telford, has recently announced its support for the Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST) a charity that provides guidance and support to young people in the county. As part of its support, My Workwear will be providing complimentary branded clothing for the SYST team to wear, helping to […]

Queen Consort Visits Telford

We are hugely proud of our Shropshire Youth Support Trust team today, as we were presented to HRH the Queen Consort on her visit to Telford. The whole event was fabulous and seeing *such* incredible organisations made us realise that we live in a very special corner of the country indeed. Thanks to our CEO […]

Why Business Owners Are Losing Sleep: The Ultimate Prescription To Fix It

Seminar: Why Business Owners Are Losing Sleep: The Ultimate Prescription To Fix It The seminar teaches (and entertains) business owners to grow and protect their business using both coaching and financial techniques The ideal audience: Limited Company directors, self-employed, partners and aspiring partners  Presenters: Jack Fallows – Financial Adviser from Herald Wealth Management, based in […]

Charity embraces International Women’s Day 2023 campaign theme: #EmbraceEquity

International Women’s Day is an important day to celebrate the achievements of women, and also to recognise the challenges they still face in achieving gender equity. The #EmbraceEquity campaign theme is particularly relevant, as it highlights the need for everyone to come together and work towards creating a more equitable world for women. Charities can […]

Make a change 11 – 18

Project information and criteriaThe initiative aims to get young people in Telford and Wrekin thinking about what they could do to make positive changes within their communities. We would like you to develop a project that you would like to deliver and tell us about it. You could win £2000 to make your project happen! […]

Win a trip to Centre Parcs

An opportunity with Twincl to win a trip to Centre Parcs!We need your help so we can continue to offer and even expand our service.Thank you for your support and good luck! Enter here: TWINCL

Why Business Owners Are Losing Sleep: The Ultimate Prescription To Fix It

I’m working with Business Growth Specialist and Coach, Richard Charles, to deliver the right treatment for your business! We’ll be covering the 3 silent killers of businesses…❌  Time, Team & Money We’ll take you through: – The symptoms to watch out for? – The causes and how they spread? – The treatment to get you […]

LyfBar – Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 Finalists

A massive welldone to ASYSTED business LyfBar for becoming the Young entrepreneur finalists of the Year. You can view more information about Lyfbar on our page here: LYFBAR  

The Hive, Shrewsbury (HMM Arts Ltd) seeks a new Chair of Trustees.

A rewarding opportunity to apply your expertise to support a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of children, young people, and young adults.The Hive is a community charity organisation working primarily across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin, and with a venue in Shrewsbury town centre. Our work has a wellbeing focus and […]

Congratulations to Beth Francis

Congratulations to Beth Francis who has received her Pet First Aid Certificate. Beth who runs Fluff ‘n’ Buff Professional Dog Grooming services has recently attended our Panel session and has been awarded funds to help her start up her business.  We are thrilled to see how far she is progressing in the short space and […]

Careers with words

CAIR4YOUTH – Final Conference and the future of Youth Work

From left to right Marina Desir, Jason Fullwood, Ramon Rantsus, David Powell, Manny Athwal, Clare Norton and Selina Bougan The final conference for CAIR4YOUTH took place at School of Coding’s premises and all partners Robootika, Shropshire Youth Support Trust (SYST), Cij Sud Coopérative Jeunes, Elderberry AB, and School of Coding attended to participate in providing insight into […]

Brookside Community Centre Event

One of our ASYSTED businesses Mindless Doodles (which is run by the incredibly talented Isabelle Langford) is hosting a mixed arts and crafts event at Brookside Community Centre on the 24th of January at 15:30 – 14:30 If you have an interest in the arts and are free then please support her by popping in and […]

ASYSTED Master Colour Expert

A huge well done for ASYSTED business extraordinaire Eliz Chausheva for completing her Master Colour Expert Wella Course.  Eliz has been working tremendously hard to achieve this goal and her ambition has driven her to succeed in accomplishing her dream.  We are overjoyed to have received this news for the start of our New year […]

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