Youth Work Works!


With the national media moaning and groaning about wasted public money, it’s nice to think sometimes money is well spent and really makes a difference. I’ve just been interviewed by Huddersfield University as part of their evaluation of our Youth Sector Development Fund. The money has paid for detached youth work delivery across the region … Continue reading Youth Work Works!

Footy boots to camouflage: A range of sports for Dearne young people


During the month of May we asked young people from Bolton upon Dearne, Thurnscoe and Goldthorpe areas what sort of activities they would like to do on the night times and weekends when we work. All the areas said they would like to do sports and came up with a football project at Deaneside Leisure … Continue reading Footy boots to camouflage: A range of sports for Dearne young people

Football in the Dearne area


The Dearne team are on going with their football project aimed at young people in the area. Between 15 and 20 young people have been regular attendees on the programme on Tuesday evenings so if any other young people are interested they should come along to Goldthorpe recreation ground at 6.30 and get involved! In … Continue reading Football in the Dearne area

Youth Opportunity Fund – Our Money To Spend


In this month’s Youth Work Now magazine they have a spread on the cuts to the Youth Opportunity Fund, nationwide. This includes our LS£ash scheme, which, as readers of the blog know, is in a state of flux until funds are decided upon. Here are some interesting extracts from the article: “Decision makers have seen … Continue reading Youth Opportunity Fund – Our Money To Spend