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Positive for youth?

05 January 2012

When the government published its Positive for Youth policy statement a couple of weeks ago a tweet from @sammymoggas really summed it up nicely for me – "seems the Positive for Youth strategy came with a free pair of rose tinted spectacles". There is little to disagree with in the paper, it truly...


Funding youth services

07 December 2011

Having started my youth work career in the halcyon days of the 80s, I certainly have never known anything like the destruction of youth services that is going on now. Youth services have always been an easy target, but it would have been a brave local authority that got rid of the service altogether. ...