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Press Releases

This area is for members of the media looking for news about Fixers.

 

We have an enormous resource of stories about young people doing amazing things from all around the UK.  We can supply Fixers to talk articulately about a huge range of issues affecting young people – from tough subjects like abuse, drugs and crime, to things that are relevant to all of us such as the environment, healthy living and employment.

Here you can find our latest press releases.  Elsewhere on this site you can meet Fixers, read about the projects they’ve undertaken, and see the resources they’ve created.

 

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Care sisters appeal for attitude change section

Care sisters appeal for attitude change

Three sisters from Banbury who grew up in care have all gone on to higher education. They want to change people's attitudes towards care leavers and have made a poster to challenge stereotypes.

Date: 29th Mar 2018    Download PDF

Welshpool man makes film to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis  section

Welshpool man makes film to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis

A young man who cares for his mother full time has made a film with Fixers to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis (MS). David Lloyd-Morgan, 21, from Welshpool, has cared for his mother, Gina, since she was diagnosed with the condition 10 years ago.

Date: 28th Mar 2018    Download PDF

Children's book tackles hate section

Children's book tackles hate

A group of Welsh young people have written a children’s story book in a bid to end discrimination.

Date: 23rd Mar 2018    Download PDF

Hengoed woman creates film to show the importance of youth clubs and prevent closures section

Hengoed woman creates film to show the importance of youth clubs and prevent closures

Shauna Webb and her team want to make sure youth clubs stay open

Date: 19th Mar 2018    Download PDF

Kenilworth woman launches campaign to help young people cope with loss section

Kenilworth woman launches campaign to help young people cope with loss

Twenty two year old Raveena Nandra, a student from Kenilworth, has made a film with Fixers to raise awareness about bereavement after the loss of her father.

Date: 15th Mar 2018    Download PDF

Model calls for people with disabilities to be given a chance. section

Model calls for people with disabilities to be given a chance.

Nineteen year old Kate Grant, from Cookstown in County Tyrone, has Down Syndrome and is fed up with the barriers she faces in the fashion industry.

Date: 14th Mar 2018    Download PDF

Preston student launches powerful film to educate teachers about life as a young carer section

Preston student launches powerful film to educate teachers about life as a young carer

Thirza Walton has created a film to show what life is like for a young carer

Date: 8th Mar 2018    Download PDF

Croydon woman wants people to talk about mental health section

Croydon woman wants people to talk about mental health

Robyn Wimble, 23, from Croydon, has created an animation to encourage people to talk about their mental health.

Date: 2nd Mar 2018    Download PDF

A group of young people from Rhondda Valley are challenging the way they say they are often viewed by the older generation in their community.   section

A group of young people from Rhondda Valley are challenging the way they say they are often viewed by the older generation in their community.

Lisa Cook, 20, is one of a group of young people that attend Ferndale Youth Club, who wants to show adults not all teenagers are troublemakers.

Date: 27th Feb 2018    Download PDF

Monmouth student, who has battled with anxiety since she was 11, is helping others combat stress at school by creating a self-help booklet.  section

Monmouth student, who has battled with anxiety since she was 11, is helping others combat stress at school by creating a self-help booklet.

Breaghanna McMahon is helping young people to better deal with school stress.

Date: 14th Feb 2018    Download PDF

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