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09 Apr

How The Wave Project is Transforming Young Lives Through Surf Therapy

We can only help 2,500 people a year nationally but will be able to do so much more with your help Article By Olivier Vergnault Senior Reporter at Cornwall Live

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09 Apr

How The Wave Project is Transforming Young Lives Through Surf Therapy

Ramon first arrived in the UK in 2001 where he started working providing stage security management at concerts for Madonna, U2 or the Rolling Stones in places like Hyde Park or Earl’s Court. He moved to the UK permanently a year later, working in [...]

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13 Jul
Cornwall

CEO Joe Taylor to discuss benefits of surf therapy at children’s mental health event

The Wave Project’s CEO Joe Taylor will be sharing how surf therapy supports improvements in young people’s mental health at an event hosted by the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health this Thursday, 15 July.

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12 Jul
Beach School

Beach School consultation finishes

We’re excited to announce that the consultation phase is now finished and we are preparing to submit our planning application to build our new Beach School at Gwithian Towans.

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07 Jul
Cornwall

The Wave Project welcomes people from across the UK to annual Summer Surf Challenge

The Wave Project welcomed people with disabilities from across the UK to its 2021 Summer Surf Challenge this weekend, offering the chance to experience a unique day of adaptive surfing, for free, at Watergate Bay in Newquay.

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25 Jun
Cornwall

Summer Surf Challenge returns for 2021!

The Summer Surf Challenge for 2021 will take place on 3rd July at Watergate Bay. We’re really excited to be welcoming people back to this celebration of inclusive surfing, after sadly being unable to host it last year due to Covid-19.

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08 Jun
National

Tickets available for the ISTO European Conference

The Wave Project is delighted to host the inaugural European International Surf Therapy Conference. The conference will include a day of free surfing lessons for people with disabilities, followed by three days of talks, training, and seminars at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel.

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25 May
Cornwall

Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP visits The Wave Project to see what surf therapy is all about

We had a very special guest at our surf therapy session in Newquay yesterday – none other than Heath Secretary Matt Hancock!  As a big advocate of social prescribing, Matt joined in the session to learn more about how surf therapy helps improve children and young people’s mental health.

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01 May
Cornwall, Mid Cornwall, West Cornwall

Beach School plans revealed

The Wave Project, has announced plans to build the world’s first purpose-built Beach School to support vulnerable local children who struggle to engage with traditional school lessons and are at risk of permanent exclusion. The new facility is planned for a site in close proximity to Gwithian Towans beach, in Hayle, Cornwall. Truro-based architects Lavigne Lonsdale have been briefed to lead the design of the facility, with a public consultation on the project to take place on May 15th from 10am to 5pm at Sunset Surf, Gwithian Towans, Cornwall.

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15 Mar
Scotland

Surf therapy project set to help children in university town thanks to students

Students from St Andrews University have raised over £20,000 to bring a surf therapy programme to the town to support vulnerable children.

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12 Feb
Cornwall

Win a 3 night stay at The Cornish Place

Want the chance to win a 3-night stay at The Cornish Place’s luxury cottages for up to 10 people? Head over to our Instagram @waveprojectuk to enter! Deadline for entries is Friday 19th Feb Please click the link below for the full terms and conditions Good luck!

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14 Nov
North Cornwall

Skyler surfs onto Children In Need

Surf therapy student Skyler was featured on BBC1’s Children In Need this week. Skyler opened the annual telethon which went on to raise a whopping £37 million for charities across the UK. Find out more about his inspiring story by watching the video.

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11 Nov
Brighton, Cornwall, Dorset

Wellbeing Catch Ups throughout lockdown

Wellbeing Catch-up sessions for children affected by Covid-19 will continue throughout the lockdown in England 👍 Our Wellbeing Catch-up courses, delivered in partnership with Barnardos are an essential part of children’s reintegration into education.

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02 Nov
London

Wave Project London has been shortlisted for the Southwark Business Excellence Awards

Wave Project London has been shortlisted for the 2020 Southwark Business Excellence Awards in the Best Charity and Social Enterprise category 🌟 Funded by Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, and Spirit of 2012 this project supports 180 children and young people.

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