Youngsters to show adults the WAY with BIG Ideas Challenge!

On Wednesday, teachers and youth leaders met to cut the cake to celebrate the launch of the BIG Ideas Challenge. BIG Ideas Challenge is a ready-made programme that will help young people to link every day activities such as saving energy and water, or fixing their clothes, to: the science of cutting emissions, the history and geography of access to resources, and the politics of social justice and climate change. Full story: Read more

Organisations in Somerset join forces to launch a new support service for young people

Pathways to IndependenceThis week sees the launch of the new P2i (Pathway to Independence) support service for young people across Somerset. P2i is an innovative partnership project between Somerset County Council, the five District Councils (Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Mendip, Taunton Deane and West Somerset) and a number of housing providers. The P2i service offers support for homeless and vulnerable young people aged 16 to 24. The service will cover joint needs assessments, family mediation, housing advice, emergency accommodation, supported housing, floating support and signposting to other services. Full Story: Read More