Read all the latest news stories, blogs and policy updates from London Youth and across our network.

  • London Youth Sport

    24 February 2014

    Monday 24 February London Youth's award-winning sports development programme 'Getting Ready' has grown in the last few months with over 90 youth clubs providing sports sessions for young people. Funding from both Sport England and the Mayor's Sports Legacy Programme has ensured that London Youth can work with youth clubs from across the Capital for the […]

  • 2014 Football Championships

    17 February 2014

    Monday 17 February On Wednesday 19 February over 300 young people will be taking part in the 2014 London Youth Football Championship at London City Powerleague. The 5-a-side competition will see teams competing in four age groups from Under-12s through to Under-19s.   The London Youth Championship forms one of the many county rounds that […]

  • Best we can be ourselves

    10 February 2014

    Monday 10 February 2014 At London Youth, our fourth strategic objective is ‘to be the best we can be ourselves; financially robust and a great place to work’. That’s why I couldn’t be prouder that London Youth has this year made it into the Times 100 top non-profits to work for and gained one star […]

  • YouthSure – Important Notice

    05 February 2014

    Wednesday 5 February We have been notified by our insurance brokers that YouthSure, the insurance product for London Youth member clubs, will no longer be available from April 2014. While we are disappointed at this decision, and particularly that some of our members have been notified direct by Ecclesiastical before we were informed, we are […]

  • The Attlee Award

    30 January 2014

    The Attlee Foundation was established in 1967 to benefit people disadvantaged by poverty or lack of opportunity, in particular young people – and in so doing, to build on Clement Attlee's life achievements and work. Clement Attlee initially volunteered and then became a paid youth/social worker in the Spitalfields area of Tower Hamlets in the East End of London.  His experience of the […]

  • Careers not just jobs

    22 January 2014

    Wednesday 22 January 2014 I’ve forgotten how many times I have woken up to the news about the state of youth unemployment, and even though today’s figures have shown a drop, it is still dangerously high – too many young people are missing out on jobs and opportunities. And there is a risk that people […]

  • Talent Match London Launches

    21 January 2014

    Wednesday 22 January Today sees the launch of a new £10m scheme from London Youth and the Big Lottery Fund which will support young Londoners into careers. Talent Match London is a new programme designed by young people which aims to create sustainable opportunities by supporting them into training, work and careers over the next five […]

  • Mercers' Company Awards

    20 January 2014

    Wednesday 22 January Last night three deserving youth clubs who are part of our Getting Ready Sports Programme received awards from The Mercers’ Company, the City of London’s premier Livery Company.  In providing three cash awards, The Charter 600 Charity of the Mercers’ Company, like London Youth, believe in the importance of encouraging and enabling young people […]

  • NBA Cares Clinic

    17 January 2014

    Friday 17 January Over 40 young Londoners took part in the NBA Cares Unified Basketball Clinic at the O2 arena ahead of the NBA Global Game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Brooklyn Nets. They were joined by 50 athletes from Special Olympics Great Britain in an hour long session run by NBA Cares with […]