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LYST Partners with For Common Cause

LYST Partners with For Common Cause

The London Youth Support Trust is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the online platform, For Common Cause. Since LYST was established in 2001, we have committed ourselves to helping young people from disadvantaged backgrounds find financial independence…

Triibal LDN hosts pop-up shop at La Belle of London

Triibal LDN hosts pop-up shop at La Belle of London

Triibal LDN, the 639 Enterprise Centre’s sophisticated and elegant independent label, will be hosting a pop-up shop at Marylebone’s La Belle of London.   The brainchild of Chris Mills, Triibal London was established 2009 and is now stocked in two…

LYST’s Hackney and Deptford Centres Close

LYST’s Hackney and Deptford Centres Close

 After a number of years at both premises, in recent weeks LYST has closed its centres in Hackney and Deptford. Situated in a now thriving creative community, LYST’s centre in Hackney hosted young entrepreneurs from a range of industries which included…

639 Centre celebrates 1 year on

639 Centre celebrates 1 year on

Tottenham residents and LYST businesses were joined by Haringey Mayor Sheila Peacock to celebrate the 639 Centre’s first anniversary. On Wednesday 28 May, LYST’s newest enterprise centre held its 1 Year On celebration, highlighting and reflecting on how the centre…

£35,000 awarded to young startups in LYST and Southwark Council project

£35,000 awarded to young startups in LYST and Southwark Council project

  From designer T-shirts to creative photography – eight final fledgling businesses have been awarded £5000 each to kick start their business. The Mind Your Own Business scheme, in partnership with SouthwarkiCouncil, offers young people the chance to pitch their business ideas to a…

Celebrating the last LBE workshop in style…

Celebrating the last LBE workshop in style…

Yesterday, participants of the last Loughborough Be Enterprising creative workshop showed off their hard work at a market and fashion show. The market, hosted by Lambeth College, saw a range of brand new jewellery-makers and clothes-designers fresh out of the LBE creative workshops….

Become an award-winning business

Become an award-winning business

Winning awards for your business is a great way to rise above your competitors – it gives you the reconigition you deserve and adds those little 'award-winning' words that look so good on your company website.  There's also the fantastic…

Ready! Steady! Cook! Competition with Levi Roots

Ready! Steady! Cook! Competition with Levi Roots

Emilie Delavoix, left who took part in the competition, and Levi Roots and London Youth Support Trust Business Mentor Nadia Jones, who mentored Levi in his early start-up days.       Last month, our friends over at the Peter Jones…

639 Enterprise Centre supports Citizen UK’s City Safe Haven Scheme

639 Enterprise Centre supports Citizen UK’s City Safe Haven Scheme

Our largest enterprise centre in Tottenham has joined a community of over 600 City Safe Haven buildings that offer a place of refuge for young people feeling unsafe. The 639 staff and volunteers with Ledley King, Yvonne Lawson, and the…

London Assembly members impressed with 639 Enterprise Centre

London Assembly members impressed with 639 Enterprise Centre

Last week, politicians visited our 639 Enterprise Centre, as well as several other Regeneration projects in Tottenham, to see how the area was doing after the 2011 riots.  Local councillor and supporter of LYST Alan Strickland kick-started the visit with an…