Hey everyone, Check this out! Young people under the age of 18 can travel for only £1 during August. Check the flier below for details. Metro Active Postcard Final
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!
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
Some of you may have already seen our new look mobile GET ON trucks, but if you haven’t, here they are! So if you’re looking out for our teams on your patch, these are what you’re looking for now. We offer the same services, advice, info and guidance on careers, health, employment and anything else … Continue reading Get on the bus!
We delivered a sports programme in Portobello in June 2010. We covered football, cricket and rounders before culminating the programme with a 5 a side football tournament. The programme was a lot of fun and the 15 young people who took part loved it. The highlight being the 5 a side tournament at the end. … Continue reading Sports in Portobello
Wow. What a start to working with young people in this area. Myself and Dan (the man that can-and frequently does) have now moved on from Normanton station and into our new area, working in partnership with the lovely and very helpful team at South Kirby. Our first night saw us talk to over … Continue reading Street Teams off to a flying start !!
Two of the young people we work with, Lauren and CT, have got themselves in print! You can download a pdf version of the magazine here… what are you waiting for?
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
During the last two weeks we have heard the same news breaking all over the country. Local councils in all areas are cutting their funding to local voluntary sector support organizations, and they’re doing it at reckless speed and with little thought for the consequences. This week, we hear that Croydon Council is to axe voluntary … Continue reading Sector under attack
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