News and Blog

New Chair of Trustees Appointed

We are delighted to announce that after a rigorous selection process we appointed Danni Malone as Chair of Trustees at Rise:61 on 16th May 2024. "We are so excited to have Danni joining the board at this time. She brings with her a wealth of experience at both a...

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Building a Youth Hub

Building a Youth Hub

Throughout our 13 years of living and doing youth work on the estate young people have been saying there's 'nowhere for them to go' and 'nothing for them to do'. Through all our work to date we’ve been hiring and using community facilities across Bemerton Heath,...

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Could you be the next Rise:61 Chair of Trustees?

Rise:61 is seeking to appoint a new Chair of Trustees in February 2024 due to the current Chair stepping back from the role because of work commitments. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual to have a real impact on the lives of young people in...

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Big Bash on Bemerton 2023

Big Bash on Bemerton 2023

Every year we take the opportunity to bring the community together and showcase what support is on offer for young people in our community.  This year's Big Bash on Bemerton was on 23rd September. We made this short video to share some of the highlights of the day and...

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Easter Party 2023

Easter Party 2023

On 25th March 2023 we held our annual Rise:61 Easter Party at the Community Garden. There was a great turnout who enjoyed the games, food, easter egg hunt, face painting and more. Check out our highlights video to capture a flavour of the day. It was such a treat to...

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