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Young people in the lead at funding workshop

Young people in the lead at funding workshop

Written by Niamh Scullion

A group of young people whose lives have been changed by lottery-funded projects gave advice and support to groups interested in applying to our Empowering Young People programme at an event in Belfast on Tuesday. 495 more words

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Spring in the Woods at Ecclesall

I sit here typing at the Discovery Centre in Ecclesall Woods. The weather is glorious – out the window I can see new larch needles glowing against a blue sky and  cotton tufts of cherry blossom decorating bare branches. 68 more words

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Feedback from Dr Kershaw's Hospice

Just had some lovely feedback which I received today from Barry at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice

Hi Vicki,

Just a few words to say what a great job your Prince’s Trust volunteers have done at the Hospice over the past couple of weeks.

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How to get teens voting (and itching to vote) in 5 minutes flat

Here is a story:

My daughter, Jess, is 17 and has had no interest in politics, politicians or government at all, ever. Even more vehemently so because I am her Mum and it is something I am passionate about! 273 more words


#Alcohol use in #films linked to young people's drinking habits

The more adolescents witness alcohol consumption in films, the more likely they are to try alcohol and participate in risky drinking behaviour, according to new research from the University of Bristol. 94 more words


Politics: We're not engaged with you.. because we secretly want to punch you in the face!!

Hang around others our age and ask the right questions, or just get into a conversation about the world – and you’ll find that somewhere that young person is seriously … like seriously pissed off with the system. 1,147 more words


From the boot of my car...

From care to the Strangeways riot, from the boot of my car to an entrepreneur helping young people! This is my story.

Coming from a single parent background from a tough council estate with very little stability in my life, I was rejected by my step father at the age of 13. 1,046 more words

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