We were delighted to have won the Social Enterprise of the Year award at the Selnet Awards!


We are very proud to have been shortlisted for 3 awards at the Selnet Awards! 

Most Effective Collaboration with Strawberry Fields

Social Enterprise of the Year

Lancashire’s Social Enterprise Champion 2017 – Deborah Terras

We are very proud to be shortlisted for the Northern Enterprise Awards 2016!


URPotential were delighted to have won the Third Sector of the Year award at the BIBAs Awards, held on 16th September 2016! Alongside this Jake Adams, Chair of Blackpool Youth Voice, won BIBAs Inspirational young person of the year.

See below the video from the night! (Go to minute 23:25 for the best bit!)


Shortlisted for National Diversity Awards for Community Organisation Award for Multi-Strand


URPotential are very proud to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists for the National Diversity Awards. The celebration evening will be on Friday 16th September.

The BIBAs Awards Finalists 2016

BIBAS_FINALISTS_2016_Third Sector Business of the Year

URPotential are very excited about reaching the final stage of the BIBAs 2016. Looking forward to a wonderful celebration evening on 16th September. Feeling very PROUD.

To read more about the BIBAs click here

Investors In People

IIP Award Brand Mark Standard (Standard) Pantone 539URPotential would like to announce that on Friday 20th November we achieved the prestigious award Investors in People. We would like to thank our staff, volunteers and steering group  for your hard work and support that made this dream an achievement.

Selnet Awards 2014


At the Selnet Awards 2014 our admin Ben Mathew won highly commended in the Unsung Hero category!

Britain in Bloom 2014


We were shortlisted for a Britain in Bloom award and went to the awards ceremony on 23rd October. We got a ‘It’s your neighbourhood award’ for level 2: improving! Well done to staff and volunteers who helped out with the project!

Winners of Social Enterprise North West (SENW)small enterprise of year 2014

senw awards

Overall winners of the SENW award in recognition for the work we do with families children and young people underpinned by our social value and enterprise ethos

Winners of the Spirit of Lancashire Children, Young People & Families Award – Spirit of Lancashire 2013

Ur Potential stage (small)

Overall winners of the Spirit of Lancashire awards in recognition of the work done by our young people supporting other young people into volunteering through peer mentoring, youthled groups and citizenship

Regional and National Winner Outstanding contribution to Youth Work VInspired National awards 2013


Linda Markey, URPotential Director, won the award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Youth Work’  at the largest youth volunteering awards in the country, in recognition of her 30 years of youthwork supporting generations of young people in Blackpool Fylde and Wyre to get into volunteering and opening opportunities to reach their potential.

Short listed for SELNET Awards Small Social Enterprise 2012

Short listed for the SELNET small social enterprise company in recognition of the work achieved and growth of the project since 2010.

Winners of Blackpool Council Youth Culture Award  2012

URPotential Drama Group, a group of young people  from diverse backgrounds with a variety of support needs, developed a knife crime educational drama production to deliver to young people with additional needs in Blackpool. Funded by Ben Kinsella fund(Princes Trust).