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News and Events

Merry christmas!!!

December 2019

 New team members (welcome Jem!), amazing events, and an incredible Christmas party. An incredible month!


Inspirational words

November 2019

One of our amazing young people who we have been working with for about five years said this incredible sentence to our youth worker Mike in November 2019.
This young person has been mentored and supported with finding employment, and now they are in full time work with one of the organisations which we refer into.

Well earned awards

October 2019

This month was all about the Jack Petchey awards trips - such a privilege to be able to reward our incredible young people with such fun events!

Back at it

September 2019

The summer has ended, and we’re back to our weekly life changing stuff...

nyam & jam 2019 

August 2019

An evening of fun, food, music, dancing, awards and truly celebrating the amazing young people involved in our recent Baller Camp, Jack Petchey Foundation Awards, and this year's Peer Leaders...



Summer 2019

Trips, endless basketball, trips, climbing the O2, and more awesome trips. We had A LOT of fun...



Mayor of London's sport and youth violence steering group

July 2019

So great that we were able to be at the launch of the Mayor of London’s sport and youth violence steering group, with one of our incredible young people as part of the influential group...



Girls trip to the theatre

May 2019

We attended the great theatre performance “Yvette” yesterday, with some of our amazing young girls...



October 2018

We are delighted that Ignite has been awarded a grant as part of the Jack Petchey Foundations 18th birthday Open grants programme. This grant recognises those organisations that are helping young people aged 18-25 transition into adulthood. We would like to express our gratitude to the Jack Petchey Foundation for awarding us this grant which will enable us to deliver our mentoring project for young men.


premier christian radio interview 

April 2018

Our Director Lynne Burke was invited to speak on Premier Christian Radio about escalating knife crime in London and the work that Ignite is doing to combat this! Follow the link to listen to the full interview....



St George’s 'Charity of the Year'

February 2018

We are delighted to announce that St George's shopping centre have chosen Ignite as their Charity of the Year for 2018! St George's has been at the centre of the Harrow community for many years and is a popular venue for young people. We are excited to begin our partnership and look forward to the coming year! Keep updated with developments on our social media and St George's website!