Results are in from the Youth Association poll of young people across West & South Yorkshire. They show Labour on 24% and BNP on 23%. The results in full are: 24% Labour 23% BNP 23% Lib Dem 12% None of the above 10% Conservative 8% Green Young people were asked for the top issue they … Continue reading Youth Vote: The Results!
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
Due to the huge success of the previous Football Project at Dearne Leisure 23.2.10. With the decision by our young people we have decided to go ahead with another football project which started on the 4.5.10. even more young people involved than the last dates attended. This will be for the next two weeks the … Continue reading Hang Out Barnsley
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
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
The Youth Association is set to launch a new training programme for young people in the Dearne Valley near Barnsley. We have linked with our partners in ITS Training to create an exciting new training scheme aimed at young people aged between 16 and 18 who are not in education, employment or training and who … Continue reading Train Up goes to Dearne
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
At the Leeds Youth Council we were asked, What do you feel is the biggest issue for young people in Leeds? Here is what two of our members said. ‘I see a lack of aspiration as a main issue in my constituency of Leeds, particularly in my local area. Young people are not given enough … Continue reading Ask the Leeds Youth Council
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
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.