Author Archive | Sughra Ashraf


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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Agbrigg Youth Club – Agbrigg Forum Meeting 7/6/16

At the Agbrigg Forum meeting young people discussed the issues and concerns for them in their community these included:- -People throwing rubbish in their local park and not taking care of their community. -Bullying in general but cyber bullying in particular. -Attending school regularly as their education is important to them. -Disrespecting others and their […]

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UKYP Meeting 24th May 2016 – EU Referendum

At the UKYP meeting 24/5/16 discussions were as follows:- • Sughra chased Gavin to give dates for meetings on a Friday with the MP Yvette Cooper re “Don’t Hate Educate” campaign. Awaiting to hear back. • Tahera to collect everyone’s phone and mobile numbers in case she needs to contact us. • Everyone to post […]

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UKYP Meetings 9th May & 16th May

Young people have been preparing a PowerPoint presentation for the launch of the Young People’s Safeguarding Charter which will be presented tonight at The Hepworth, Wakefield. Well done for all the hard work you have put in UKYP Members and good luck! We will post photos from tonight but in the meantime here’s a selection of pictures […]

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Cohesion & Integration Project Agbrigg

Young people from the Agbrigg Youth Club have been part of a cohesion & integration project. The project looked at migration and integration of cultures in the UK and in particular in Wakefield. The young people discussed about the different communities in their local community and the backgrounds of where people were from, what they […]

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Wakefield Council Youth Work Team is a subsidiary of WMDC Children and Young People's Directorate (c) Wakefield Council 2013