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By Gabriella Jozwiak |
18 March 2019
The government must target investment towards employment-focused youth services to address crime at its roots, sector leaders have urged.
By Joe Lepper |
15 March 2019
Councils have criticised a £10m rebrand of the government's flagship youth social action scheme, saying the money should instead be ploughed into cash-strapped frontline youth services.
By Joanne Parkes |
14 March 2019
Stronger multi-agency partnerships are needed to support schools to deal with knife crime, according to new research from Ofsted.
Supporting young people affected by exploitation, violence and county lines drug networks will be the first training session to be run by the National Youth Agency's newly launched academy.
12 March 2019
The government needs to put in place a national strategy to address failures in support for the wider children's workforce, according to children's services bosses.
28 February 2019
Youth work support at London hospital accident and emergency (A&E) units has been earmarked for a share of a £20m cash injection from council tax rises.
A pilot "youth voice" initiative will help young people to shape national policy, the minister for civil society has claimed.
22 February 2019
The mayor of London has claimed he is tackling rising knife crime with a multimillion pound fund that attempts to redress "crippling" cuts to youth services.
14 February 2019
Community leaders including sports coaches and youth workers are to be offered specialist training to have "safe conversations" with young people, aimed at combating knife crime.
London mayor Sadiq Khan is ploughing £1.1m into an expansion of fire cadet units across the capital.
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