Young Roots Programme Funding for young people’s heritage projects in Yorkshire and the Humber The Heritage Lottery Fund’s Young Roots programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 for young people to work with organisations to explore and share their heritage. Young people can get as creative as they like in interpreting what heritage means … Continue reading Funding for young people’s heritage projects in Yorkshire and the Humber
Local solicitors ‘Minster Law’ recently teamed up with The Youth Association to take on the infamous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. On Saturday 10th August seven Minster Law employees and a youth worker completed the challenge in 11 hours and 20 minutes and raised a total of £1664.50 for the charity. It was the most difficult challenge they’d ever faced! … Continue reading Minster Law walk the Yorkshire 3 Peaks for TYA
I started the Young Upstarts course a bit later than others, but with the provided help of both Andy and Dmitry I progressed and was successful. It helped me in quite a few ways, mainly the fact that it made me realise my potential, it showed me that it is possible to start a business … Continue reading Paul’s special note of thanks to TYA
Charlotte is a young person who has been involved with The Youth Association for the past year. She has taken part in a range of activities including Take Over Day, Leeds Youth Council and Interview Panels. Charlotte is registered blind and leads a very independent life. She is a role model to many young people. … Continue reading Where am I?
The UK Government, through the Department for Education, has published a paper called ‘Young people’s involvement in decision making’. This paper puts forward ideas about how the UK Government should support, and involve, young people in public decision making. It focuses on the more formal ways young people have their say, outside of school – … Continue reading 'Young people's involvement in decision making'
During summer 2010 youth workers were meeting regularly with various groups of young people in Monk Bretton. One of these groups in particular was coming up with lots of fresh ideas of activities to put into a programme for the October – December quarter. The group of young people were very keen and were also … Continue reading Monk Bretton Christmas Fayre
The summertime has been a great period for young people engaging with the Hang Out team in Barnsley. For almost a whole year the team had been longing for the summer months and as expected young people were turning out in numbers to take part in the summer activities provided by The Youth Association. From … Continue reading We know what you did last summer…
Since April we have been to delivering C-card sessions at The Hickelton Project in Thurnscoe, who let us use their rooms on a Tuesday. The young people around the Dearne area now know we do C-card on the street and know they can get advice from us. We have also been putting on sports activities … Continue reading C Card & other work in Dearne area
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
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