Have your say on ‘The Big Society’


The British Youth Council wants to hear the opinions of young people aged 25 and under across the UK on the Government’s ‘Big Society’ agenda. The Big Society is the Coalition Government vision of a society where individuals and communities have more power and responsibility, and use it to create better neighbourhoods and local services. … Continue reading Have your say on ‘The Big Society’

Have your say on 'The Big Society'


The British Youth Council wants to hear the opinions of young people aged 25 and under across the UK on the Government’s ‘Big Society’ agenda. The Big Society is the Coalition Government vision of a society where individuals and communities have more power and responsibility, and use it to create better neighbourhoods and local services. … Continue reading Have your say on 'The Big Society'

Youth Opportunity Fund – Our Money To Spend


In this month’s Youth Work Now magazine they have a spread on the cuts to the Youth Opportunity Fund, nationwide. This includes our LS£ash scheme, which, as readers of the blog know, is in a state of flux until funds are decided upon. Here are some interesting extracts from the article: “Decision makers have seen … Continue reading Youth Opportunity Fund – Our Money To Spend

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

A good way to find out who to vote for?


Television debates, a couple of forests worth of marketing billboards, airbushing and gleaming teeth and people telling me they’re just like me (which is funny, as I wouldn’t want to be running a country, but they do, meaning that really, they’re not like me at all)… must be election time. If, like me, you care … Continue reading A good way to find out who to vote for?