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Good at writing proposals? Turn those skills into a local lifesaver

Livewire Youth Music Project provides a vital community service to Saltash and the surrounding areas. Over many years our charity has supported thousands of young people going through the trials and tribulations of growing up. One of these young people may have been you, your child, or your grandchild.  It’s very likely, because we’ve touched […]


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The State of Play

Article by our very own Nigel Follett, appearing in ‘Love Saltash’ magazine, May 2019. Much is said about the decline of medium-sized music venues in and around Plymouth and it’s probably fair to say that it’s not a pretty picture, with seemingly every news report lamenting the impending demise of accessible and affordable gigs for […]


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Allen & Heath – A Brilliant Donation

Livewire Youth Music have received an incredible surprise late Christmas gift from leading pro-audio live sound manufacturers Allen & Heath, with the donation of one of their flagship dLive c3500 live sound mixing desks to be used for gigs and teaching young people live sound in its amazing 250 capacity venue in Saltash, Cornwall. Over […]


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Christmas Came Early…

Christmas came early… …for a lucky few of our young people this weekend. They met the band ‘Enter Shikari’, when they played a gig at Plymouth University on Saturday 8th December – a massive thank you to the band and their management. It wouldn’t be true to say that Livewire can introduce our young members […]


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Anxiety Is a Dirty Ugly Liar!

Article by Andy Rance. First published in Love Saltash – December 2018. Anxiety is that quiet voice that tells you ‘you can’t’ when you can – it tells you you’re ugly, that no one really likes you, that you’re worthless, that you’re unlikeable! Like most liars, once they’ve been found out they usually disappear, so if your […]


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Love Saltash – Nov 2018. Another big side of Livewire

Don’t you just love it when a popular local magazine is so supportive of what we do? Thank you Karen Pilkington and ‘Love Saltash’!    


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Livewire Launches New Mental Health Service For Young People

Saltash, Cornwall. June 9, 2018 Livewire Youth Project’s new mental health service for young people – ‘Heart n’ Soul’, is now up and running. With generous grant funding of £80,000 from Global’s ‘Make Some Noise’, the Saltash Waterside based charity is providing an on-site Mental Health Worker for two years, with the intention of making […]


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HEART SOUTH WEST Surprises Livewire Youth Project With £80,000 From Global’s Make Some Noise

  Saltash, Cornwall. February 13, 2018: Today Heart South West Breakfast show presenters Matt and Victoria surprised Livewire Youth Project with a cheque for £80,000 raised by Global’s Make Some Noise. The charity was hoping for a grant of almost £38,000 but thanks to the generosity of listeners across Global’s radio brands, Global’s Make Some […]


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Mental health worker to be based at the foot of the Tamar Bridge – Plymouth Herald, Katie Timms. March 1st 2018

A specialist mental health professional is being brought in following a series of tragic deaths at the Tamar Bridge. Video interview with Andy Rance here. “The bridge is famous for a lot of things – Brunel, wonderful engineering – but unfortunately it’s also famous for being that place that some people have chosen to end […]


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Discover why Rockstars Love Saltash ‘Livewire’

A state-of-the-art recording studio for the young people of Devon and Cornwall, championed by rock royalty including Pete Townshend of ‘The Who’ and the late Lemmy Kilmister of ‘Motorhead’, will open its doors to the public on Saturday 3 March. Based at Saltash Waterside, Livewire Youth Music incorporates traditional youth work, a youth club and […]


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Recording ‘My Generation’ in Cornwall

Thanks to the amazing kindness of legendary ‘Who’ guitarist, Pete Townshend, Saltash based Livewire Youth Music will be offering local young musicians the chance to use our recording studio, free, and to learn hands-on how to use recording studio equipment. We are delighted to announce that Cornwall Music Education Hub will be financially supporting the […]


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