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

  • VIY wins Big Society Award

    17 July 2012

    The Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) pilot project has won a Big Society Award. We are delighted to see the project, and good youth work, celebrated. VIY enables young people to gain accredited building and DIY skills by working, under the guidance of local professional tradespeople, to fix and refurbish local youth centres in need of […]

  • Realising Ambition in London

    14 May 2012

    Ten of our member clubs will have the chance to participate in this exciting project which sees tried and tested youth initiatives replicated in different locations. Starting in October 2012 we will be running Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence in ten youth clubs across the capital. This is a group-based programme for at-risk young people aged […]

  • Urban Nature wins award

    05 March 2012

    At this year’s Sustainable City Awards London Youth was awarded the category winner for ‘Greening the Third Sector’. This was one of the twelve category awards and focuses on the efforts of voluntary groups to improve their environmental performance and build a sustainable society. The award was presented by Raymond Blanc and accepted by Chloe […]

  • Urban Chickens

    16 August 2011

    ‘We have decided that we want to keep chickens….the community will also be involved because they will be buying the produce that we make. We aim to achieve many things but the key thing is teamwork, not just to help the individuals work well, but also for the chickens.’ Since their weekend away the young […]

  • Youth Clubs

    15 December 2010

    Hindleap Warren Outdoor Centre provides Gold Standard outdoor adventurous opportunities for young people. For over 50 years we have been helping develop young people's confidence, resilience and determination.  Hindleap Warren instructional staff work with youth groups every weekend. The activities they run challenge and stretch young people to be the best they can be. Our management […]