THE NEW WEB PROJECT FOR AND BY THE YOUNG PEOPLE OF HAVERHILL

 HAVE YOU is for you if you’re 11 – 25 & living in Haverhill!

HAVE YOU will continue to link you to vital support services to help you stay well, active and connected.

HAVE YOU is OPEN for your news stories, creative content, ideas & views!

HAVE YOU will be showcasing your skills and talents & ‘shining a light on the good stuff’ still going on.

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*** Due to coronavirus: there are many changes to activities, events, places to go

Check out our Lockdown >> THINGS TO DO article for info on how to keep busy in these mostly on-line times.

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NEWS BY HAVERHILL’S YOUNG PEOPLE

  • Puddlebrook Pump Track : past & future

    Finley Sisson gives HAVE YOU an insiders view of the track! Finley Sissons, age 12 and involved in the birth of the Puddlebrook Pump Track, spoke to HAVE YOU as part of the Haverhill South Local Conversation event at the Leiston Centre in January of this year. Back in January Finley was looking forward to lighter days and more hours on the track for himself & the local community. Today the track, usually open 24/7, is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless it seemed like a good moment to look back on the creation

  • HAVE YOU got the support you need?

    In case you're feeling wobbly, see below for a few things that might help... * Remember: some things you have no control over, so no need to worry about these things. Enjoy your day & do what you can do to stay well, connected & active : ) Let us know via CONTACT US if you have any helpful tips or links you'd like to share! CORONAVIRUS ADVICE & SUPPORT: The Source have put together an excellent page including information on the coronavirus, activities & support for your mental emotional health and well-being. YOUR

  • Lockdown >> THINGS TO DO

    HAVE YOU brings you a live list of THINGS TO DO when you have to stay in! LEARN NEW THINGS: Make your own video game Signals Colchester have published step-by-step instructions for making your own 'platformer' game in a day. You will need a computer (preferably laptop or desktop) & an internet connection. Join in with their live stream on Wednesday 15th April at 10am (link to follow) & watch. their new video series (coming soon)! Learn how to write, shoot and edit your own film Another FREE Signals workshop - brilliant for you if

  • Introducing UK’s youngest MYP

    Haverhill’s Toby Birch elected to UK Youth Parliament as MYP for West Suffolk! Toby Birch, age 12, was elected as MYP (Member of Youth Parliament) on 5 March, at a special meeting of the Western Assembly of Youth (W.A.Y.). Toby presented his election manifesto alongside two other W.A.Y. representatives at the superbly organised ‘hustings’ at Samuel Ward school. All candidates showed incredible drive and passion to make a difference! Toby, who put young people’s mental health at the top of his agenda, said he was ecstatic to have been elected; “I’ve got to say, when

  • Minor Scale

    Plans for follow up in 2020! Following on from the Minor Scale event which took place at Haverhill Arts Centre in September, plans are afoot to put together the next event for 2020. The event in September was a great success and showcased the musical talents of artists; Iona Griffey, Kinyan, Zac Neill, Jerwin Apiado, Ethan Dobell, Joshua Bryant and Mia Cornelius. The production was entirely put together by young people passionate about getting a platform for their work. All proceeds went to charities Reach Community Projects and Lives Not Knives. Watch this space for news