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Local News - February 2016

Note: To read all the items in this month's Local News please click the title link above. Young Lancashire is now working with students on placement from the University of Cumbria to pilot new ways of providing informal eduaction in schools, as part of our new social curriculum development model.

Local consultations and briefings February 2016

Please see attached information about; a) the County Council's Wellbeing Prevention Early Help Service (WPEHS) Offer consultation exercise. If you have any questions or points you would like to get across to the WPEHS team please email Graham (grahamw@younglancashire.org.uk) by reply thanks. b) LCC property consultation exercise and c) a briefing paper from the Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Transformation Board.

Lancashire's Children's Trust Bulletin

Latest Children's Trust Bulletin features: Be a Lover not a Fighter: Cultural Education Challenge : Make Your Mark – Lancashire's award : Young Carers Awareness Day – 28 January. Read more...

Young Lancashire sets out a new vision

Young Lancashire unveiled its new direction to members at its recent AGM. A key part of this new direction will be an increasing focus on direct work with young people and research and the creation of new opportunities for members and the education sector.

LGBT History Month sees the launch of Lancashire's LGBT Youth Charter

Young people from across Lancashire have been involved in a 4 month project to develop a LGBT+ Youth Charter. The LGBT+ Youth Charter outlines the top 10 things that LGBT young people have a right to and how fulfillment of these rights will help to support them to reach their potential. Read more...

Consultation on Lancashire libraries - Have your say...

Over the next five years the county council needs to make further savings of £262m. This is the result of continued cuts in Government funding, rising costs and rising demand for key services. Lancashire County Council are now consulting with the people of Lancashire to find out how you use your libraries and to help shape the future of the service. For further information and to have your say, visit; haveyoursay by 31 January.

National Citizens Service (NCS)

The NCS programme arrives at a pivotal moment in a young person’s life. At 16 or 17 they’re on the cusp of adulthood, trying out new experiences and working out who they are and what they want to do. At a time when teenagers are making big choices about their future, NCS is there to instil confidence and self-belief. The programme doesn’t just tell people they’re capable, it challenges them to find that out themselves.

Supercharger Arts Award Project

Think Forward CIC, a Blackpool-based training company and LeftCoast have teamed up to offer young people aged between 16 and 26 living in Wyre the opportunity to complete the Gold Arts Award and take an important step on their arts leadership careers. The programme, called “Supercharger”, has been funded by Arts Council England through LeftCoast; read more.

YLR Young Volunteer 2016 - Exciting development opportunity!

Do you know a young person who would benefit from the chance to develop their skills as a youth leader? Our young volunteer 2016 opportunity will not only benefit a young person but will also be of benefit to you as they help to develop their leadership skills and abilities as part of your programme of activities, in partnership with ourselves and The Rank Foundation.

Lancashire VCFS CYP Reference Group Meeting

Following the final VCFS CYP Reference Group meeting held on 2 December 2015, all the links to relevant papers and slides presented at the meeting can be found on the webpage.

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