News - Welcome to Striding Out! http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/index.php Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:21:59 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Striding Out Support One Billion Rising http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/striding-out-support-one-billion-rising.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/striding-out-support-one-billion-rising.html On 14th February 2013, Striding Out supported Women In Business to host an event at Vale House Vale Park Bandstand to demand an end to violence towards women. Women In Business, Striding Out & friends, WALK OUT, DANCED & ROSE UP! 


Ellen KerrDirector of Women In Business said ‘The afternoon teas in Vale Cafe were delicious and a big thanks to the staff of Vale House, Designated Associates and Striding Out who made this event such a success with their hard work and great choice of boogie music’.


Over £100 was raised in for the One Billion Rising campaign. Pictures can be found on the Women In Business website


The campaign was mentioned on Channel 4 news  - to be a part of such a worthy cause was brilliant. 

 

More information on OBR can be found at  www.onebillionrising.org


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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Wed, 20 Feb 2013 16:51:10 +0000
Proud to support Women In Business & One Billion Rising http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/proud-to-support-women-in-business-one-billion-rising.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/proud-to-support-women-in-business-one-billion-rising.html Striding Out are proud to support Women In Business & One Billion Rising

 

On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14.02.2013, Women In Business & Striding Out are are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the world to see our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity across borders.


What does ONE BILLION look like? On February 14th, 2013, it will look like a REVOLUTION.


ONE BILLION RISING IS:

A global strike
An invitation to dance
A call to men and women to refuse to participate in the status quo until rape and rape culture ends
An act of solidarity, demonstrating to women the commonality of their struggles and their power in numbers
A refusal to accept violence against women and girls as a given
A new time and a new way of being

 

We are supporting 1 Billion Rising by 
DANCING IN VALE PARK! On Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00pm
Just come and dance in the great surroundings of the Bandstand at Vale Park, New Brighton, Wallasey, CH45 1LZ where you will receive a warm welcome and a chance to just dance and chat with like minded people who are making a stand and being part of the One Billion Rising . Everyone welcome :)  PLEASE SHARE THE NEWS! 

 

Full details and event registration here: https://www.facebook.com/events/292035447565629/

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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:50:20 +0000
Community Coaching Programme http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/community-coaching-programme.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/community-coaching-programme.html Have a great idea for helping out in the community and don’t know where to turn?

Striding Out’s Community Coaching Programme is up and running and we want to help individuals between the ages of 13-25 years old make their Community Projects come true. We supply help with funding and work with our partner to provide coaching for the young people throughout the course of their project.

For more details contact our Communications Coordinator Donna Costello on 01512450227 or on donna@stridingout.co.uk

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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:00:13 +0000
Celebrate The One Billion Raising Event! http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/one-billion-raising-event.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/one-billion-raising-event.html

Our partner Women In Business are supporting One Billion Raising

They are hosting an event called DANCING IN VALE PARK! On Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00pm

Just come and dance in the great surroundings of the Bandstand at Vale Park, New Brighton, Wallasey, CH45 1LZ where you will receive a warm welcome and a chance to just dance and chat with like minded people who are making a stand and being part of the One Billion Rising . Everyone welcome :)

 

ABOUT ONE BILLION RISING

ONE IN THREE WOMEN ON THE PLANET WILL BE RAPED OR BEATEN IN HER LIFETIME.
ONE BILLION WOMEN VIOLATED IS AN ATROCITY
ONE BILLION WOMEN DANCING IS A REVOLUTION

On V-Day’s 15th Anniversary, 14.02.2013, we are inviting ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to this violence. ONE BILLION RISING will move the earth, activating women and men across every country. V-Day wants the world to see our collective strength, our numbers, our solidarity across borders.

 

Event Properties

Event date: 14-02-2013 12:00 PM
Event end date: 14-02-2013 01:00 PM
Capacity 100
Cut off date 14-02-2013
Individual Price Free
Location Vale House

SIGN UP TODAY BY VISITING http://onebillionrising.org/page/s/join

 
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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Fri, 11 Jan 2013 09:33:08 +0000
Happy New Year! http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/happy-new-year.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/happy-new-year.html We would like to wish everybody a Happy New Year and to let you know that Striding Out is celebrating it's very first award of the year today!
 
We were awarded with the Think Big Quality Mark for our sucessful work on the community coaching programme.
 
Over the course of the next year we will be supporting more young people to secure funding for their community based ideas. 
 
It looks to be an exciting 2013!
 
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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:02:51 +0000
Merry Christmas http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/merry-christmas.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/merry-christmas.html SO Xmas v2

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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Thu, 13 Dec 2012 16:53:39 +0000
New Arrival http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/new-arrival.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/new-arrival.html We are delighted to congratulate our coach Heather Wilkinson on the birth of her beautiful daughter Lucie Anne!

She was welcomed into the world at 16:45 pm on the 11th Nov, weighing 6.3 lb.

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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Wed, 21 Nov 2012 12:45:08 +0000
Aspire To Lead Course http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/aspire-to-lead-course.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/aspire-to-lead-course.html Are you unemployed and looking to boost your CV with a qualification?

Do you aspire to lead in the workplace?

   

If yes, then join our Aspire to Lead program…. 

 

About

The Aspire to Lead course is designed for new and aspiring team leaders aged 20 and above, and provides an in-depth introduction to the role and responsibilities of a team leader.

The programme will give you skills and knowledge in the following areas:-

  • The core skills to lead a team successfully
  • Motivation techniques to get the best from people
  • The confidence to tackle difficult issues, like underperformance
  • Tools to develop as a leader


When

The course begins on Monday 19th November between 10.30am -3.00pm and will be delivered two days a week for four weeks. 

 

The program consists of a half day induction session, 9.5 day course and 2hrs of one to one mentoring, to help you achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Team Leading, accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management. www.i-l-m.com

 

 

Delivery Team

The course is being delivered by professionally qualified coaches who also have substantial experience as team leaders. Their approach is to make the course practical, fun, and engaging.

 

Expectations of Participants 

All participants need to be committed to achieving the qualification. This requires full attendance on the

training and tutorial sessions and completion of a workbook of reflective activities to complete the necessary assignments to achieve the qualification.

Eligibility to Attend

This course is open and free to individuals who meet ALL of the following eligibility criteria. Please note a copy of necessary evidence will be required on the day by the trainers.

  • Aged 20 or above
  • Resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years (evidence: can include a UK birth certificate or British passport with a relevant residents permit if necessary)
  • Unemployed and claiming Job Seekers Allowance (evidence: A letter from your JCP adviser will be required to demonstrate you are currently claiming Job Seekers Allowance)
  • Not currently participating in any other training course.

Where

The course is being held at Vale House, Vale Park, New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside CH45 1LZ


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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:27:49 +0000
New Management at Striding Out http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/new-management-at-striding-out.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/new-management-at-striding-out.html We are delighted to announce that Elaine Owen has taken on the role as the new CEO at Striding Out CIC, as of the 1st October 2012. 

Elaine will be supported by her dedicated delivery and support team to continue Striding Out's coaching and training services on a national scale to help individual's stride out to success. 

Elaine takes over from Heather Black (nee Wilkinson), who founded Striding Out CIC in 2005. Since it's launch the organisation has helped over 13,000 individuals, especially young people aged 18-30, develop new confidence and skills, delivering over £2.5m worth of contracts for education, third and public sector organisations across the UK.

Heather Black has now taken on the role of spinning out Economic Change as a seperate CIC, previously operating as the consultancy arm of Striding Out CIC. Economic Change specialises in delivering consultancy support in the areas of business strategy, social impact measurement and implementation of salesforce operational systems. Clients include: third sector organisations, social businesses, educational establishments and public bodies. Find out more at www.economicchange.co.uk 

elaineowenAbout Elaine Owen

Elaine Owen is a multi award winning entrepreneur, coach mentor and business consultant with a very strong passion and an impressive track record of managing and delivering hiqh quality coaching and training services. She has run a commercial B2B training and coaching company for the last 18 years, and Striding Out will be the social enterprise that complements her existing organisation, with a focus on supporting young people and disadvantaged groups to achieve success. 

She has a passion for doing good whilst doing good business and is a technical expert in digital marketing & learning and development, working with leading organisation's including Google. 

Elaine regularly writes for The Edge business magazine. She is a business panel expert for BBC Radio Merseyside and Elaine has been the subject of two television business documentaries. 

Her awards include;
UK Business Mentor of the Year 2008
Business Person of the year 2009
Women on their way awards 2010 for outstanding contribution to Women's learning and development
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts & Commerce 2009

Elaine has been working with Striding Out over the last year, and is excited about the opportunity to continue and grow the good work of the organisation across the UK.

If you would like to contact Elaine about new business development opportunities please email elaine@stridingout.co.uk.

If you are interested in being supported or engaged in Striding Out services please contact Donna Costello, Client Services Manager at Donna@stridingout.co.uk 

All the best
The Striding Out Team 

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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Tue, 02 Oct 2012 08:24:16 +0000
Business start up support in Liverpool http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/business-start-up-support-in-liverpool.html http://www.stridingout.co.uk/latest-news/business-start-up-support-in-liverpool.html

Striding Out is excited to announce a new fully funded support programme for young people aged 18-30 in Liverpool who are:-

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  • Exploring self employment as a career option
  • Already planning to start their own business
  • Are ready to launch their own business

Check out the Striding Out Enterprise Club offer below...

Start Up Funding

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Striding Out can offer start-up funding of up to £2800 to young people aged 18-25 who are starting a business, which positively supports their their local community.

For example we have provided start-up funding to 1) a personal trainer to buy equipment who was running exercise sessions for disabled children and 2) a events organiser who is running events to showcase talented youth.

To access the funding your idea must match the above criteria and you should be ready to market test your business idea and/or start your business. You must also be eligible and ready to take up our Training and One to One Business Support Package detailed below.

Exploring Self Employment Course

A half day workshop to explore what running a business entails, the pro's and con's of self employment and how to assess the potential of your business idea. Find out more and register here

Business Start Up Course

A two day course covering all the essentials of planning your business, from market research, marketing, financial planning to leadership skills. Find out more and register here

One to One Business Support Package

We can offer a tailored 12hr one to one support package with a range of expert advisers to help skill you up and handle the many aspects of of starting a business. The support is focussed on young people who are ready to launch their business and other eligibility conditions do apply. If you are therefore interested in this support please click here to apply so we can assess your suitability and eligibility for the programme.

This new  support package is kindly funded and supported by

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info@stridingout.co.uk (Heather Wilkinson) Latest News Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:21:48 +0000