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Bristol City Council and 1625 Independent People are creating new homes for young people

05 Mar 2024

Bristol City Council and youth homelessness charity 1625 Independent People (1625) are coming together to create more new homes for young people in the city. Co-designed with young people, the council and 1625 are partnering to create 8-10 new affordable homes for young people who are ready to live independently. The new homes are a […]

Career Progression Stories: Hannah Green

01 Mar 2024

At 1625, we are passionately dedicated to fostering the growth and development of our colleagues, empowering them to excel in their careers. Explore Hannah Green’s (Building Futures Team Leader) journey in our latest instalment of ‘Career Progression Stories.’ “When I first applied for a maternity cover position at 1625, I saw it as a chance […]

Reboot West – Helping young people leaving care to progress in education and work

26 Feb 2024

Confidence – Skills – Fulfilling lives “I have goals and ambitions – I actually feel like I can do it now” “The support I have received has been more than just a step to a career path. My work with my Reboot West Coach has been substantial to me understanding that I am capable and […]

Insight into the social history of Kingsley Hall – Emma Collins

23 Feb 2024

Explore the vibrant social history of Kingsley Hall in this latest blog, written by Heritage Youth Board Member Emma Collins. Since the 19th Century, Kingsley Hall has been a hub for trade union activity. A trade union is an organisation which represents the rights – such as pay, working conditions and job stability – of […]

Career Progression Stories: Kim Pengilly

20 Feb 2024

At 1625, we are passionately dedicated to fostering the growth and development of our colleagues, empowering them to excel in their careers. Explore Kim Pengilly’s (People Advisor) journey in our latest instalment of ‘Career Progression Stories.’ “I joined 1625 Independent People in August 2021, stepping into a role that was entirely new to me but […]

Reflection on the Heritage Project by Kiki

10 Jan 2024

In celebration of the National Lottery Heritage Fund #HeritageTreasures Day, I am reflecting on what the last couple of months have been like as 1625 Independent People’s (1625) Heritage Project Trainee. No two days have looked the same whilst working on the development stage of this challenging and eclectic project. The Heritage Project is a […]

Meet Ayanna

21 Dec 2023

Introducing Ayanna Miles, Young Person’s Rough Sleeper Navigator at Bristol Youth MAPS. In this blog, she sheds light on her role, shares insights into her interactions with young people, and addresses the challenges they may face, including the stigmas associated with rough sleeping. My name is Ayanna Miles and I am the Young Person’s Rough […]

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