Category Archives: Local

Santa Dash 2018!

It’s never too early to start getting excited for Christmas, right? Because here at KidsOut we cannot wait for this year’s annual Santa Dash in Leighton Buzzard! Organised in collaboration with the Leighton Fun Runners, the Fun Run, which sees hundreds of people make their way through the town dressed as Father Christmas, will take … Continue reading Santa Dash 2018!

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2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

Here at KidsOut HQ, Jack Harrison, star of upcoming band The Verse has been undertaking a 2 week work experience placement at the office, to find out what it’s like to work within the charity sector. Here’s what he had to say about his two weeks here!   On Monday the 16th April I began … Continue reading 2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

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Leighton Buzzard Question of Trivia Another Success!

  On Friday the 6th October 2017, KidsOut held their annual Question of Trivia evening for the fourth consecutive year. The local scaled- down version of our larger corporate events was held again in Leighton Buzzard Rugby Football Club, where over 60 guests came to enjoy a fun-filled evening in aid of disadvantaged children. The … Continue reading Leighton Buzzard Question of Trivia Another Success!

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Oak Bank School – Toys Out feedback

Oak Bank School caters for young people with complex social, emotional and mental needs (SEMH). In the past we have run badminton sessions for some of their students to boost their confidence and just have fun! During our “Toys Out” scheme, Ms Foster from Oak Bank school collected lots of toys including lego, trucks, furniture, … Continue reading Oak Bank School – Toys Out feedback

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KidsOut Office-ial Tough Mudder

KidsOut staff members have decided to set the example this year and take part in their own sponsored event. Team KidsOut consists of six members of staff and three friends and family, who will be taking on the Henley-on-Thames Tough Mudder on the 7th May 2017. The group has a combined fundraising target of £2,500 … Continue reading KidsOut Office-ial Tough Mudder

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MK Dons – Another Fantastic Football Day

On the 11th of March, MK Dons and Rochdale AFC met in the middle with a fantastic overall score of 2-2. The football match, held at MK Dons Stadium, was very entertaining, with a total of 36 children and 20 adults attending the fun filled day. The day was perfect for children and their families, … Continue reading MK Dons – Another Fantastic Football Day

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The Oakbank Badminton Champions!

The Badminton England Associaton kindly helped us arranged private badminton sessions for some students of Oak Bank School in Leighton Buzzard, who have learning and behavioural difficulties. This was a great way for them to get active outside of the school with the rackets! The sessions were run by professional badminton coach Herman Fung and … Continue reading The Oakbank Badminton Champions!

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Phyzzpod Opens in Milton Keynes

The Rotary Club of Wolverton & Stony Stratford and KidsOut have together worked on a project to fund and provide a sensory room for Walnuts Care, a registered charity based in Galley Hill, Stony Stratford. Jerry Aldous, Manager of Walnuts Care, welcomed guests at the official Phyzzpod opening on 16th January 2017, with Milton Keynes Councillor Zoe … Continue reading Phyzzpod Opens in Milton Keynes

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Dedicated fundraising from Diverze Print

Diverze Print are based in Leighton Buzzard, offering a range of different graphics services to local businesses, including printed paper and other substrates, promotional items and corporate gifts, graphic design and digital services. Through their love of sport, and more specifically running and cycling, Diverze have expanded their portfolio to offer bespoke sportswear to local … Continue reading Dedicated fundraising from Diverze Print

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Children from refuge visit Santa’s Grotto!

From the 2nd until the 4th of December, KidsOut had their very own Santa’s Grotto where children were able to meet and greet with Santa, as well as receive a Christmas present. This was open to the general public and so children from Leighton Buzzard were also able to see the Grotto. However, KidsOut offered … Continue reading Children from refuge visit Santa’s Grotto!

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