Younger People

Young people can enjoy charity hostel fund scheme
9 January 2018
Young people with challenging lives can take part in a new scheme offering a potentially life changing education break. (Great Yarmouth Mercury)

 

Charities help vulnerable youngsters into work

27 December 2017
Vulnerable unemployed young people are being helped into work thanks to charities joining forces. (EDP24)

New driving tests to reduce young fatalities
4 December 2017
The driving test has undergone its most significant shake up since the written theory exam was introduced in 1996. (The Independent)

£300m investment in children’s mental health ‘not enough’
4 December 2017
A major investment promised by the government to improve schoolchildren’s mental health is too little, too late, say campaigners. (EADT)

Wilsden youths supporting village life
8 January 2018
WILSDEN Parish Council is paying for a youth worker to run activities for local youngsters. (Keighley News)

Rural children used as drug mules by gangs
28 November 2017
Thousands of children are being groomed to work as drug mules by dealers exploiting vulnerable people to expand across the country in a criminal enterprise known as “county lines”. (The Independent)

New support system for youngsters at drop-in centre
26 November 2017
A charity is offering people aged 13-18 a place to go to access peer-to-peer support, counselling, advice and guidance. (Somerset Mercury)

Youth project helps rural town to flourish
12 December 2017
A youth project is breathing life into a rural Perthshire town with the help of hard working youngsters. (Third Force News)

‘Break the deadlock to boost prospects for young’
29 November 2017
The Government’s social mobility tsar says a shake-up of the Government’s devolution agenda could be key to tackling the region’s mobility “coldspots”. (Yorkshire Post)

North Herts one of best places for NEETs
28 November 2017
A Social Mobility Commission report says North Hertfordshire is one of the best places for youngsters one year after GCSEs. (Bob FM)

Young people in ‘left-behind Britain’ face worst life chances
28 November 2017
Some of the most affluent parts of the country offer the worst life chances for society’s most disadvantaged, according a new report. (The Times)

Social mobility: The worst places to grow up poor
28 November 2017
A new State of the Nation report says educational and career prospects can often be too limited from the outset in some rural areas. (BBC Online)

Tax plan to ease exodus of rural families
30 November 2017
Second home owners could be hit by higher taxation in a bid to counter a mass exodus of young families from rural communities. (Yorkshire Post)


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