TYA hits the streets in Monk Bretton


If you keep up with us on our Facebook page then you’ll know we recently secured over £100,000 to work with young people in Monk Bretton, Barnsley, through the Big Lottery Fund. For those of who didn’t know, now you do as the Barnsley Chronicle recently wrote a news story highlighting this brilliant news! After … Continue reading TYA hits the streets in Monk Bretton

Monk Bretton Christmas Fayre


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

Young people’s bag packing success!


Young people from The Youth Association started their Christmas holidays in style, bag packing for Morrison’s customers. 8 young people from across the local area gave up their Christmas fun to volunteer to spend a few hours packing bags for Morrison’s customers. They served over 300 customers and filled more than a thousand bags of … Continue reading Young people’s bag packing success!

Young people's bag packing success!


Young people from The Youth Association started their Christmas holidays in style, bag packing for Morrison’s customers. 8 young people from across the local area gave up their Christmas fun to volunteer to spend a few hours packing bags for Morrison’s customers. They served over 300 customers and filled more than a thousand bags of … Continue reading Young people's bag packing success!

New ways to support The Youth Association!


Here are two new, free and easy ways to support and raise money for the Association: 1. We’re now registered on the Just Giving (charity donations) website. http://www.justgiving.com/youth-association Any budding marathon runners, mountain climbers or anyone undertaking any other kind of sponsored event or activity can now easily do so on our behalf. It’s easy … Continue reading New ways to support The Youth Association!

Leeds Youth Parliament Members “Shine” At House of Commons Debate


Four young people from Leeds took part in an historic event last month, where they took part in a debate in the House of Commons. Over 300 young people from across the country debated in the House of Commons chamber on Friday 29th October. Members of the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP), aged 11-18, debated issues … Continue reading Leeds Youth Parliament Members “Shine” At House of Commons Debate

Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010


Today was my first experience of the Youth Association, and I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I started off arriving at the office in Chapeltown and having a brief tour of the building and all of those in it. Afterwards, I went to the head office in Wakefield and had another tour there. Next, … Continue reading Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010