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: http://bit.ly/9nKnid 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

Election day – Ed Balls Gets On in Morley


Ed Balls visited one of our mobile buses on election day to meet some of the young people of Morley. Ed engaged in some good natured banter with the group of young people on the bus, discussing further education, career options, Education Maintenance Allowance, helped to promote healthy eating, wore a Uth Association pin badge with pride and………… signed a … Continue reading Election day – Ed Balls Gets On in Morley

Question Time @ Parklands Girls School


Parklands Girl School pupils were keen to register their opinions and participate in our Youth Vote today. Conservative candidate; councillor Barry Anderson joined us on the bus and received questions from a number of sixth form pupils. Topics covered during the one and a half hour ‘Question Time’ included education, immigration, aspiration building, benefits, drugs and … Continue reading Question Time @ Parklands Girls School

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

Expanding the participation team


We are excited to announce that we have just recruited 2 new Project Workers, Peter Broderick and Hannah Jones.  Competition for the post was very high, with over 100 people submitting an application.  Candidates were interviewed over 2 days, spending 1 of those days with a recruitment panel of young people.  Thanks to all those … Continue reading Expanding the participation team

Meeting with a councillor.


Tuesday, 13 April 2010: Leeds Youth Council members – Aiden, Jade and Tom – meet with Councillor Richard Brett, Leader (Alternate) of Leeds City Council. The young people are currently undertaking a programme of work in partnership with Leeds City Council’s Equality Team and have been examining the issue of Equality and Diversity in relation to … Continue reading Meeting with a councillor.