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Local authorities look unlikely to have met the target to offer all young people a place in training or further education by the end of September, Connexions service chiefs have warned.

A long-running project to help young people who self-harm has closed its doors because of a lack of funding.

The Department for Children, Schools and Families is jointly funding a study to examine how the number of teenage pregnancies has been reduced in Hackney, east London.

Participation Network launched

25 September 2007

A network to help government agencies in Northern Ireland involve children and young people in decision-making has launched.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown used the Labour Party conference to promise to spend 670m on youth services and to provide one-to-one support for families and teenagers in trouble.

Labour Conference: Youth framework 'a mess', says Morris

By Alison Bennett |

25 September 2007

The youth sector workforce infrastructure is "a mess", former education secretary Estelle Morris claimed this week.

CYP Now has joined forces with Channel 4 and the RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts) to host a debate on the issues confronting those making the transition to adulthood.

A study of unsupervised youth shelters and games areas in Caerphilly has found they can cause more problems than they solve if they are not properly designed and sited.

Leicester City Young People's Council's elections are being held between 15 and 19 October.

Candidates taking part in this year's Youth Trainee Scheme with Redbridge council have been celebrated during a reception at Ilford Town Hall.