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/ Environment, Youth

25 Oct 2013

 

Children are more disconnected from nature than ever before, new research says. But for one man, these findings present an exciting opportunity to get children into the great outdoors. Laura Smith talks to David Bond about Project Wild Thing

 
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/ Youth

21 Oct 2013

 

Young people are more likely to pay attention to health and safety campaigns with positive messages than negative warnings, according to new research

 
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/ Youth

02 Aug 2013

 

Nine out of ten children in the UK are happy, according to a new report, with an overwhelming number of teenagers being completely content with their friends

 

Bedroom swap scheme cuts costs for university students

 
 

/ Community, Education, Youth

08 Jul 2013

 

A new enterprise helps cash-strapped students ‘bedroom swap’ to save money

 

Youth climate change committee aims to connect younger generation with policymakers

 
 

/ Environment, Youth

05 Jul 2013

 

New organisation will increase dialogue as research shows that the vast majority of young people believe climate change is an urgent issue

 
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/ Community, Youth

17 Jun 2013

 

A groundbreaking social project is using the art of capoeira to coax shell-shocked and vulnerable children out from behind their painful memories and towards empowerment and hope

 
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/ Youth

31 May 2013

 

Small UK charities join forces to engage young people in raising awareness and providing help for Syria

 
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/ Youth

20 May 2013

 

Parkour, also known as free-running, is as good for your mental wellbeing as it is for your physical health – and no Bond-style leaps across skyscrapers required!

 
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/ Youth

19 Mar 2013

 

The announcement of prison closures across the UK has caused controversy, but it’s not all bad news, explains Caspar Walsh

 
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/ Community, Youth

16 Aug 2012

 

Three young people have been awarded for their efforts in combating inner-city violence, campaigning against bullying and dedication to charity work

 
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, / Community, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Youth

29 Jun 2012

 

An Israeli-Palestinian girl’s choir will make its first trip to the UK to open the 2012 Three Choirs Festival in Hereford, sponsored by conflict resolution charity Children of Peace

 
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/ Youth

28 Jun 2012

 

A new programme has launched that will enable 100 young Londoners to design, create and run their own environmentally-focused social projects

 
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/ Education, Wellbeing, Youth

19 Jun 2012

 

Three hundred teenagers will explore human capacity for empathy at London conference

 
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/ Youth

24 May 2012

 

Up to 30,000 school children are being given the opportunity to meet their athletic heroes and win tickets to the London 2012 Olympics through a new education initiative

 
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/ Youth

04 May 2012

 

Up to 1,500 young people from across the UK are being given the opportunity to work alongside film industry professionals to help create feature-length films this summer

 
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/ Youth

26 Apr 2012

 

Erica Crompton visits a unique organic farm and retreat in Scotland to discover how young volunteers are finding their way into employment

 
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/ Education, Youth

27 Mar 2012

 

A competition urging schoolchildren to create arts and crafts from scrap materials has launched across the UK

 

Summer camp helps teenagers with HIV

 
 

/ Community, Youth

20 Jan 2012

 

A summer camp for teenagers living with HIV has been making an encouraging impact in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside

 
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Education, Youth

20 Dec 2011

 

An accredited practical skills course has been launched in Gloucestershire as an alternative to sixth form education

 

Young environmental reporters praised in Wales

 
 

Youth

07 Dec 2011

 

Secondary school pupils in Wales have have claimed awards for reporting on local environmental issues. Welsh minister for the environment and sustainable development, John Griffiths, presented school pupils with certificates on 19July, at the Royal Welsh Show in Builth Wells. The children had been nominated as the national and international winners of the Young Reporters