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Disadvantaged young people, including those with disabilities, will be hardest hit if post-Brexit funding is not secured for the Erasmus+ programme, peers are warning.

No-deal Brexit threatens EU youth scheme

By Joe Lepper |

01 February 2019

A no-deal Brexit could leave thousands of young people studying and training abroad through the Erasmus+ programme without funding.

Sports opportunities for young people in deprived communities have received a multi-million pound boost.

British Youth Council calls for new Brexit referendum

By Joanne Parkes |

24 January 2019

A leading British youth charity is calling for a referendum on the final Brexit deal, claiming that young people's voices have been sidelined.

Seven youth groups are to share up to £700,000 in funding to help young people challenge social injustice and inequality in areas such as education and mental health.

Youth fund for transforming spaces awards £1.5m

By Joanne Parkes |

17 January 2019

Projects that tackle youth loneliness including by repurposing underused spaces, are to receive a total of £1.5m in grants.

A Big Lottery Fund-backed environmental partnership has made moves to ensure areas of its work carried out by collapsed volunteering charity Vinspired can continue.

Spending on Sure Start children's centres and services for under fives plummeted by £110m last year, according to latest government data.

Deprived areas to get 6,000 new youth group places

By Joe Lepper |

08 January 2019

Uniformed youth groups are to share £4.2m in government funding to boost the number of places for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Councillor uses allowance to set up youth fund

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

17 December 2018

A newly elected member of a London council has pledged to donate £1,000 of her councillor's allowance to create a new three-year fund for disadvantaged young people.