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By Neil Puffett |
25 October 2018
A ballot of more than one million young people has identified rising levels of knife crime as their "top concern" to be debated as part of the annual sitting of the UK Youth Parliament.
22 October 2018
Local authorities will be able to bid for funding from a £5m government fund to boost the work their Troubled Families teams do with young people involved with gangs and serious youth violence, it has been announced.
By Gabriella Jozwiak |
Charities working with children and vulnerable people will be subject to tougher safeguarding requirements as part of government efforts to protect them from harm.
By Joe Lepper |
19 October 2018
Youth organisations are to receive a share of £5.3m in government funding to run projects that counter extremist views and encourage tolerance among communities.
By Nina Jacobs |
15 October 2018
Young people could benefit from improved access to community spaces after the government pledged up to £1.8m as part of its loneliness strategy to develop underutilised rural and urban areas.
By Derren Hayes |
12 October 2018
More than 2,000 Year 9 pupils are to take part in a study to test how a military-based character education programme improves behaviour and attainment at school.
11 October 2018
Improving the availability of after school youth work programmes could protect young people from serious violence, according to a Labour MP leading an inquiry into youth violence.
08 October 2018
The government will invest £24m in improving education and career opportunities for young people in north east England, Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said.
05 October 2018
A drug dealer has been jailed for 14 years in the first successful prosecution under legislation to tackle "county lines" crime, in which gangs exploit vulnerable children to establish drug networks.
02 October 2018
A cross-government school sport and activity action plan will be developed as part of efforts to boost young people's "character, resilience, and grit" Education Secretary Damian Hinds has said.
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