Schooltools launched

This week The Youth Association has launched Schooltools, our great range of services for schools.  Building on years of experience of providing mobile support and workshops in schools, we have now brought all of our most popular services together under one brand name and offered them to all of the secondary schools in our region. … Continue reading Schooltools launched

Rachael is 1000th Associate!

The Youth Association passed a great milestone this week, when we welcomed our 1000th Associate.  It was a cause for celebration when Rachael Hattersley met with Youth Association Chief Executive Andy Clow, to be told that she was the 1000th Associate to join and to receive £50 in gift vouchers and a bag of Association ‘goodies’.  … Continue reading Rachael is 1000th Associate!

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: 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

Candidates take notice

Since its launch on Monday, interest is growing in our Youth Vote initiative and 5,000 ballot papers have been taken out to young people in West and South Yorkshire.  It’s not just young people who are keen to get involved in the Youth Vote, because several local candidates in the parliamentary elections have contacted us … Continue reading Candidates take notice

Sign of the times

We are in the process of recruiting two new workers to join our Participation Team.  Nothing particularly noteworthy in that; as an organisation we are always looking for talented youth workers and several times each year we will be looking to take on new blood.  So what’s the big deal this time around?  The difference in … Continue reading Sign of the times