Subject tag: Young People

01 July 2020

The Child Poverty Action Group has launched a campaign to keep travel on London transport free for under-18s.

02 June 2020

In partnership with Leaders Unlocked, this youth-led project is working across England and Wales to: Examine young people's experiences of policing during the COVID-19 crisis; Involve young people in developing solutions to improve the policing approach, now and in the future. Please can you share this information with students and the young people you work with through your communication platforms and social media platforms.

09 March 2020

Jenny Godfrey from the Palmers Green Youth Provision describes the three types of support that will be offered to young people and their parents or carers. The Out of the Box youth centre launches on Friday 13th March.

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11 December 2019

Volunteers are sought to help run the Palmers Green Youth Provision, which aims to empower young people to learn important life skills, to be involved in activities which will help boost their confidence and self-esteem and to create a sense of belonging.

14 October 2019

Enfield Youth Offending Unit is recruiting volunteers to supervise young people during their reparation activities and Community Panel Members to make decisions about the rehabilitation programmes.

02 July 2019

Summer Uni 2019 is offering interesting and exciting summer courses and workshops for young people aged 11 to 19, and best of all, it’s completely free! Courses will run this summer from 29 July 2019 until 29 August 2019 and include everything from designing your own comic to making your own perfume! You will be able to choose the courses you wish to attend and the venue.

18 June 2019

It is Refugee Week from 17-23 June, and there are seven 'simple acts' to raise awareness of the refugee experience. One of them is to 'share a story' in order to learn more about the point of view of refugees themselves. Helen Swinyard shares The Boy at the Back of the Class. (Originally published in Tottenham Community News)

08 March 2019

Francis Sealey interviews Mehera Begun about the Green Stars Youth Club at Palmers Green Mosque

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30 October 2018

Enfield police invite you to participate in or watch a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at Edmonton Leisure Centre, in aid of the Godwin Lawson Foundation

08 October 2018

Young Voices Pop Choir have released a video of their 2018 summer camp

04 September 2018

My name is Courtney Hagen Ford, and I am a student at Royal Holloway University of London. I am working on a PhD project, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which is looking at how parents use technology to keep an eye on their children and teens and how this is responded to.

17 July 2018

Enfield Council has unveiled a £100,000 package of measures designed to tackle a big increase in the level of youth violence in the borough in recent months. Planned activities will include football, boxing, horticulture and cookery sessions but will also give youth workers an increased opportunity to do more work with young people to reinforce positive messages and behaviour.

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22 January 2018

Working with young offenders is a challenging and moving experience. As part of the Enfield Heroes campaign, Enfield Council is looking for volunteers to help in their rehabilitation. We are looking for more people to get involved, particularly working with youth offenders. If you have a skill – for example in car engine maintenance, jewellery making, hairdressing, basic IT or gardening – you could really make a difference to a young person’s life. There are some fantastic.......

13 October 2017

Do you know your local area? Do you have community ideas? Would you like to see changes? Share the attitudes, wishes and feelings of children and young people living or being educated in your local borough. The Race Equality Foundation and First Steps want to work with you to carry out research that will support young people in your area. Come along to two half day workshop sessions on Saturday 18th November and 9th December 10 - 3pm at YMCA, 642 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 3EF........

12 September 2017

Enfield Youth Offending Unit (YOU) YOU needs volunteers who: are concerned about youth crime are able to engage with young people would like to be part of the restorative justice process can work with young offenders to help challenge and change their behaviour can help us to help them and make Enfield a better place to live and work believe that young people should have to make reparation (community work to repair the harm caused by their crime) to society for the harm caused by.......

22 August 2017

Chickenshed is inviting people over 50 to take part in six workshops that explore the "space between" their generation and young people.The Space Between Us ProjectVenue:  ChickenshedTickets:  £45 for a series of 6 workshopsTime: Every Monday, 7pm - 9pmAre you a baby boomer? From the original protest generation? Did you survive the sixties to tell a tale?The Space Between Us is a brand new creative initiative that will bring together a group of participants and collaborators all over the age.......

26 April 2017

Everyone's Climbing Tree - described as "magical" by the young people who benefit from its workshops and wonderful encouraging spirit - is working towards raising £10,000 to refurbish and expand its base close to Alexandra Park Station. ECT, as it's known, is running a fundraising event this coming Sunday, from 3pm to 9pm, featuring its unique mix of events for people of all ages.  You can just drop in or reserve places in workshops online. For more about ECT, read this article from.......

26 April 2017

Firs Farm: Not long ago this was just a muddy fieldA project to provide play equipment in Firs Farm Park is one of three ideas that are competing to obtain funds from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects. Three groups in every Tesco region have been shortlisted to receive.......

28 January 2017

The parent of a child at Oakthorpe Primary School is petitioning Enfield Council to improve pedestrian safety in the vinicity of the school, which is Tile Kiln Lane, near the junction with Chequers Way. The online petition, on, reads as follows: Produce adequate road safety for Oakthorpe Primary School before a child is injured. My child has been attending Oakthorpe Primary School on Tile Kiln Lane since September 2015 and very early on I noticed that there was a major problem.......

27 January 2017

In a particularly bad time for air quality (not yet over), a couple of newspaper headlines that bring home the problem. The front page of yesterday' Evening Standard A  London  head teacher today issued a heartfelt “cry for help” to protect her pupils from toxic air which has blighted the capital for days. Effie Demetriou of Bowes Primary School, next to the North Circular, begged  Sadiq Khan  and Transport for London to act and cut local pollution........