Monthly Archives: October 2021

School Uniform Shop – South Ribble Borough Council

5th October, 2021 / Andrew

During Spring 2021 it was identified by the Community Development team that were working amongst the Covid Community Hub, that there were many families across South Ribble who were struggling to afford items like school uniform for their children.  The effect of the pandemic meant that pressure on some parents and guardians had increased due ...

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An Improved Youth Facility in Butetown – Cardiff Council

30th September, 2021 / Andrew

Cardiff Council has recently completed the refurbishment of Butetown Youth Pavilion on Dumballs Road in Butetown. The existing facility offered a valuable but limited range of leisure and recreational facilities, and the refurbishment has enabled the provision of additional facilities, beyond a traditional youth centre, to support young people. Context The aim of the project ...

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Route 29 – Supporting Young People – Salford City Council

4th February, 2020 / Nicola, CCIN

We are changing the way we help young people aged 12-17 in care and on the edge of care. Too many Salford young people in care are placed in children’s homes outside the city, meaning they have to change schools, move away from their friends and family and don’t always get the support they need. ...

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Lambeth Made – Lambeth Council

23rd May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

‘Lambeth Made’ is a shared commitment to make Lambeth one of the best places in the world for children and young people to grow up. It seeks to put Lambeth children at the heart of collective thinking, planning and action in the borough, with the aim of improving the lives and futures of all children ...

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Choose Your Future – Croydon Council

23rd May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Croydon has the largest population of young people in London. In 2017, knife crime was rising across London; in Croydon there were 126 knife crimes, 70 more than 2016. Amid concerns about youth violence, Croydon Council wanted to unite the borough, give young people a voice and help bring about positive change. At the borough’s ...

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Partnership approach to tackling holiday hunger – Royal Borough of Greenwich

19th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

The past decade has seen increases in rates of food poverty across the country. Over the last decade, incomes after housing costs have fallen and food prices have risen in real terms. For many low income families this has meant that it has been real struggle to provide good quality, nutritious meals for their children. ...

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Advocacy Digital and Young People – Sandwell City Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

A Partnership Between Sandwell Advocacy, iSandwell and Sandwell CVO. Sandwell Advocacy has been supporting vulnerable young people since 1993. Many people do not necessarily understand what advocacy is and the important part it plays in peoples lives, this project wanted to address this by creating a wide variety of information across a number of media ...

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Cardiff Commitment – Youth engagement and progression strategy – Cardiff Council

3rd April, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The ‘Cardiff Commitment’ is the Council’s youth engagement and progression strategy.  The strategy aims to ensure that all young people in Cardiff are provided with the support, choices and opportunities to make a successful transition from compulsory schooling to ongoing education, training and the world of work, and are enabled to reach their full potential. ...

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Motivat8 – Sandwell Borough Council

26th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The Motiv8 Challenge was developed to tackle Anti-Social behaviour being carried out by young people with the aim of improving our communities, tackling youth unemployment and raising the aspirations of young people in Sandwell. The project is specifically aimed at young people in Sandwell who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) that may ...

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Spooky Space, Ghost Labs – Rochdale Borough Council

9th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum hosted a couple of Ghost Labs as a continuation of the AHRC funded Social Haunting project working with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and Unite Community.  One session was with a group of women from the Pakistani community in Rochdale, an existing group who have been accessing a variety of courses through the ...

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Youth Service Open Award Centre Team – Rochdale Borough Council

9th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

This group operates from Matthew Moss Youth Centre on a weekly basis. It is open to any young person regardless of ability or experience from the Borough of Rochdale who wishes to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s award. The project is run by Rochdale Youth Service as part of its wider youth provision ...

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Middleton in Bloom Project – Rochdale Borough Council

9th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

Rochdale Youth Service staff have supported a group of young people to lead in entering Middleton Township in the Northwest in Bloom Competition, by creating a working party and community action group. The “In Bloom” project has enabled the whole community to come together for a common goal of showcasing and improving the environment in ...

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Children Play Areas – Stevenage Borough Council

26th June, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

Stevenage Borough Council is working with children and young people to improve play areas across the town. In 2016/17, children and young people were given the exciting opportunity to design their local play area by choosing their five favourite pieces of play equipment. We then worked with our chosen play equipment provider to make sure ...

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Reducing anti-social behaviour through co-operative working – Newcastle under Lyme Borough Council

21st May, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

In response to increasing complaints about anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Silverdale, partners[1] identified more than 25 young people who were involved in ASB in and around a local shopping parade. Quality of life for some residents was being affected by groups of teenagers shouting, swearing, fighting and causing damage. Officers from the Borough Council and ...

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