Young Person of the Year 2017

Emma Jeffrey, aged 16, is this year's winner for her voluntary work with disabled young people at Fylde Sharks Disability Swimming Club.Read more

New project on mental health

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.Read more

Online Safety

UK Safer Internet Centre are providing a 2 hour online safety update, open to all who work with children and young people, free of charge. Training is being provided throughout the UK, with five sessions taking place in Lancashire.Read more

First Aid Success

Young Lancashire member volunteers completing their Emergency First Aid at Work training today, 12 September, at Preston's College.Read more

Growth in 'youth empowerment'

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation's (PHF) review of its UK grant making points to an interest in supporting the sector to mobilise around youth rights and youth voice and to support more collaborations.Read more

Charity Commission consultation

The Charity Commission, has today (1 September 2017) announced a consultation for next year’s annual return, to decide what key information the Commission collects and displays from charities.Read more

Positive Together

Funding from Lancashire Sport is available for groups who provide sport and physical activity that would like to set up a project for 10-15 year olds to tackle inactivity and anti social behaviour.Read more

Local Initiative Fund

Lancashire County Council is encouraging groups from the voluntary, community and faith sector to apply for a grant to support their work. (August 2017)Read more

Community Partnerships

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.Read more

Digital Hubs

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.Read more

Member's Information Event

An opportunity to share information with the public about what's available in the local community. Organised by Salvation Army in Carnforth and Home Start 28th September 2017.Read more