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Nightsafe News

Paula Kanuik retires

Paula just settling in to the new office

Paula Kaniuk Nightsafe's CEO has recently retired after many years of dedicated service. Paula was instrumental is setting Nightsafe up and has been an inspiration to so many both those in need and others of us who have been at her side. Paula will be missed but leaves a strong legacy and can take pride in having helped so many young people in a time of need and with the knowledge that the organisation she worked so hard to set up will continue to give young people Somewhere to go Somewhere to stay Someone to talk to.



Paula accepting some flowers for her retirement in the Fusebox before the Fusebox moved to the new premises and became Platform 5.

Nightsafe's new Chief Executive is Linda Sharratt who has worked for the organisation for 18 years. Linda has a wide experience in the voluntary sector and housing management and is looking forward to the challenge of taking the organisation into the future.

News Headlines

June 2016

We celebrate our volunteers and the achievements of our young people with two events!

May 2016

"The Bit of a Do" Dinner dance was a great success and raised £4753 everyone...

December 2015

We would like to thank all the dedicated people who across the years have...

April 2015

To celebrate Nightsafe's 25th anniversary we are planning a number of events...

December 2014

Christmas is a time for family gatherings and giving, can you imagine what it is like for homeless young people?

November 2014

A big Thank You to everyone who made the charity Night at the Balti House in Rishton a big Success.

July 2014

Blackburn with Darwen's Young Homeless Tell Their Stories & Experience of Homelessness...

Spring 2014

Great news for Nightsafe Children in Need have agreed to fund...

7th April 2013
Platform 5′s new Cafe open

New Flyer for Cafe, Please come and support us ...

14th November 2012
Platform 5′s new venture

Platform 5 opens it new café on 14th November ...

12th November 2012
Nightsafe Investor in People

Nightsafe has retained its IIP status ...

17th April 2012
Paula Kaniuk retires!

Paula Kaniuk Nightsafe's CEO has recently retired ...

18th November 2011
BBC Children in Need

This years BBC Children in Need is featuring Nightsafe ...