Permission To Graffiti Walls Required In East Howdon, Wallsend – Pheonix DYP

Walkers & Cyclists travelling through an underpass in East Howdon, Wallsend could be forgiven for thinking the world has gone mad when they come across graffitied walls with a message “seemingly” from a gang calling themselves the Pheonix DYP that other prospective graffiti artists  need to ring a local phone number to get permission to daub the walls in paint !

However when you look into the Pheonix DYP a little deeper you find it is actually a youth project supported by North Tyneside Council.

The Pheonix Detached Youth Project is a local charity which started as far back as the 9th of February 2004 and has successfully delivered detached youthwork in Chirton, Riverside,  East Howdon and Royal Quays estates. These areas have a high level of deprivation with most young people they work with being in the top 1.25% of deprived young people in England … find out more

 

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