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

  • Great youth work celebrated

    03 January 2013

    We were delighted to see that Stu Thompson, the manager at our member club Knights Youth Centre in Streatham, has won the iPM New Year's Honours Award. This award is for Stu's great work with young people. You can listen to a Radio 4 interview about the award here. We are very pleased to see […]

  • Getting Ready for Zambia

    04 October 2012

    Sports participation programme takes young Londoners to Zambia Getting Ready took 13 young people away to Zambia on a Tag Rugby tour in 2012.   [video:https://vimeo.com/62605198 autoplay:1]   The young people came from Hackney Quest and Coram’s Fields, two central London youth clubs from our network. Together, the young people from the two clubs formed a […]

  • The Challenge

    14 September 2012

    This summer London Youth worked as a franchise partner of The Challenge, to deliver their National Citizen Service programme to 150 young people in Hackney and Tower Hamlets.  The programme is designed to encourage young people at the end of year 11 to challenge themselves and try new things. The first week, the Personal Challenge […]

  • Membership survey

    26 July 2012

    In July 2012 we asked our members to fill out a short survey to help inform how we develop the support we offer. We asked our members to tell us what they think about the services we offer; give us a sense of the priorities for future development; and crucially tell us about some of […]

  • Outcomes for young people

    18 July 2012

    London Youth is working with the Young Foundation and others to implement a new system of measuring the outcomes of work with young people. The Framework of Outcomes for Young People has been produced by the Young Foundation on behalf of the Catalyst consortium. Understanding outcomes is really important for youth work practitioners as it […]

  • 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 […]