The Charity Commission has announced a suite of measures to help ensure charities learn the wider lessons from recent safeguarding revelations involving Oxfam and other charities, and to strengthen public trust and confidence in charities.
News from Young Lancashire’s webmasters Electroville: Google has announced that websites without ‘HTTPS’ in front of their domains will be labelled as ‘Not Secure’ in version 48 of Chrome, starting this July.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has published today (31 January 2018) it’s review of the sector’s operating environment. Be ready for some challenging reading
Meeting of homeless Young People’s charities and Mr Edwin Booth, sets out to create new and better ways at supporting young people to navigate the uncertain waters of ‘homelessness, training and employment’ while managing themselves through the turbulent years of adolescence, to calmer seas enabling safe passage to aspirant and fulfilling lives.
Following our open call for ideas for a New Initiative, to use and take forward Young Lancashire’s Legacy Funds from 1st July 2018, we received a total of 21 ideas; so what happens next?
LCC is hosting an event for partners across Lancashire to provide an update on the progress of the Lancashire European Structural & Investment Funds. All are welcome and to attend this event…
The Weston Anniversary Fund will be open to applications from 05 January 2018 and will close on 30 June 2018. How to apply…
Here’s a great opportunity for coverage on the new BBC Radio 2 Sunday morning programme. On 4 February, Good Morning Sunday will be relaunched on BBC Radio 2 and will start a new segment called Charity Champions.
MH:2K is aimed at young people aged 14-25 from across central Lancashire, with an interest in mental health who want to make a difference to their community.
Emma Jeffrey, aged 16, is this year’s winner for her voluntary work with disabled young people at Fylde Sharks Disability Swimming Club.
The Adolescent Brain by Professor John Coleman and Ann Hagell, 11th January 2018, Lecture theatre, Learning Gateway, Fusehill Street Campus, University of Cumbria.
Grants to support personal development opportunities up to £250 for young people involved with Members Groups. Click the link to download an application form.
Having identified the need to improve young people’s resilience, we established a pilot programme with two local youth clubs focused on resilience and the development of mental toughness.
The aim of this project was to support the personal development of social and human capital of young people within Lancashire’s schools, colleges, and clubs and youth organisations.
A call has been issued (31 July 2017) by the Home Office to fund the development of partnership projects aimed at preventing hate crime. Applications to be submitted by 15 September 2017.
Our annual report for 2017 has been approved by the Board for issue to Companies House and the Charity Commission. To download the report with summary accounts click the link above.
UK Youth has secured funding from the Nominet Trust to set up Digital Hubs across the UK. Parts of Lancashire have identified as areas where there is a strong likelihood of digital exclusion. Resources circa £4k-£5k are available for members who set up a digital hub.
How has the project supported the young person? The sessions allowed the time and a safe environment for John to open up and talk to members of staff. We set John personal goals for him to try and work towards to keep him focused. We worked on his...