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Young People’s Survey #SafeSocialSpaces

Young People’s Survey The Children’s Society, YoungMinds and Alex Chalk, MP for Cheltenham are focussing on the impact of cyberbullying on children and young people’s mental health.   As well as assessing its impact, the inquiry will examine the steps social media companies are taking to tackle such behaviour on their platforms, and whether the industry is going far […]

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Make Your Mark – Vote Now!

  Last year over 970,000 pupils took part in the Make Your Mark, the UK Youth Parliament’s national annual ballot of 11-18 year olds. This year, they hope is to surpass the 1 million mark. Since 2000, the UK Youth Parliament has provided a voice for young people to be involved in decision making. Make […]

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Community Engagement Event, Leeds

Staff and young people from Wakefield’s Youth Work Team @WFYouthOfficial are at the Police & Crime Commissioner’s community engagement event today in Leeds. @WestYorksOPCC @MarkBW_WY #WYPComConf They will be hearing about different communities experiences of the Police and how communities can shape the type of policing they need.   There will be workshops to do this, lots […]

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Youth Voice SEND Forum

Young people looked at how we can recruit more young people to the forum e.g. via friends current groups they work with, Facebook publicity some good ideas to explore. Feel this group is important to make sure the views of young people with SEND are represented and listened to. They feel safe in the environment […]

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Agbrigg Youth Club Forum Meeting 5th July 2016

The young people from Agbrigg met with Councillor Monica Graham and the new local Councillor Richard Hunt. Richard introduced himself to the young people and asked them of any issues and concerns in the area and gave a commitment to the young people to visit regularly and take forward any of their concerns. Cllr Monica […]

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Meeting With The Police Crime Commissioner Mark Burns Williamson 8/6/16

Young people from Kettlethorpe High School met with the Police Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williams at a meeting at the Standbridge Community Centre to tell him of issues around crime and policing for young people.  Mark was very supportive of the young people’s concerns and will look into these.  He is more than happy to meet any groups […]

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