Ed Balls endorses Youth Association’s work!


Speaking to The Youth Association today after his visit last week, Ed Balls said, “It’s great to see young people having their say in the political process. I met with lots of young people during the campaign who were concerned about jobs and training as well as the environment and feeling safe when they’re out … Continue reading Ed Balls endorses Youth Association’s work!

Ed Balls endorses Youth Association's work!


Speaking to The Youth Association today after his visit last week, Ed Balls said, “It’s great to see young people having their say in the political process. I met with lots of young people during the campaign who were concerned about jobs and training as well as the environment and feeling safe when they’re out … Continue reading Ed Balls endorses Youth Association's work!

Call for better information on parties & their policies


Our ‘Have Your Say’ cards generated a lot of interesting political conversations across the region, particularly about the BNP where opinions seemed polarised. Although many young people picked the BNP as the party they would vote for, youth workers have reported that political discussions soon revealed young people felt they didn’t know enough about politics … Continue reading Call for better information on parties & their policies

Call for better information on parties & their policies


Our ‘Have Your Say’ cards generated a lot of interesting political conversations across the region, particularly about the BNP where opinions seemed polarised. Although many young people picked the BNP as the party they would vote for, youth workers have reported that political discussions soon revealed young people felt they didn’t know enough about politics … Continue reading Call for better information on parties & their policies

Funding news


Kirklees Council Environmental Grant Scheme Community & voluntary groups with ideas to improve the local environment are invited to submit applications to this popular grant scheme. More details: http://bit.ly/9nKnid Sport Unlimited Sport Unlimited is a Sport England initiative, an integral part of the Government’s Physical Education and Sport Strategy for Young People.  It aims to … Continue reading Funding news

Election day – Ed Balls Gets On in Morley


Ed Balls visited one of our mobile buses on election day to meet some of the young people of Morley. Ed engaged in some good natured banter with the group of young people on the bus, discussing further education, career options, Education Maintenance Allowance, helped to promote healthy eating, wore a Uth Association pin badge with pride and………… signed a … Continue reading Election day – Ed Balls Gets On in Morley