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Success Stories

Hayley Lawson

Hayley Lawson, of vintage clothing business Janet’s Attic, was referred to the Manchester’s Rising Stars Grant Fund by her mentor at a Manchester Youth Market event earlier this year…

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Mariajacky is a very bright young Mancunian, battling through huge obstacles to fulfil her ambition. After many disruptions in her education, Mariajacky had to leave her family home and moved into The Contact…

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Nick Clarke

Before starting on the My Futures programme, I had only worked in service-based jobs, starting at a hotel then progressing to bartending. It was always on or near minimum wage, but more importantly the…

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Bradley is a shining example of a talented and ambitious young Mancunian determined to succeed. He is a creative and talented young man who has overcome the odds to achieve his dreams of…

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The Sir Howard Bernstein Fund proudly supports Manchester Young lives to deliver their extended work experience programme. Phidel was referred to Manchester Young Lives in need of intensive support…

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Libby McIntyre

Libby McIntyre was only 12 when she traded at the Manchester Youth Market Celebration event on the 23rd June 2018, selling her homemade wish bracelets. Manchester Youth Market and Manchester…

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What a pleasure and honour for the We Love Manchester team to see one of our very own Manchester Rising Stars in action! We went along to see the inspirational Rachael swim at Wright…

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Megan Jones

Manchester Youth Markets began in January 2016 and had supported over 30 young entrepreneurs to start and grow their small businesses making and selling items such as cakes, jewellery…

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Leeland was referred to the We Love Manchester summer school programme after leaving school. Although he wanted to follow a technical and vocational pathway in engineering, he had very…

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