Subject tag: Young People

21 September 2022

The autumn term is starting at Collage Voices - a performing arts and creative media programme for children, young people and emerging artists.

21 September 2022

The Love Your Planet competition, launching this month in Enfield primary and secondary schools, invites schoolchildren to create a poster or short video on the subject of climate change.

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13 September 2022

End Child Poverty wants to hear from people aged 16 to 25 who live in the UK, to find out what impact the rising cost of living is having on you - and those you live with.

14 August 2022

The charity ReachOut is expanding its work into new areas of London and looking for volunteers from the Palmers Green community to act as after-school mentors of young people. Helping them grow in character and confidence, giving them the tools and networks they need to live good, happy and successful lives. No prior experience is necessary and ReachOut volunteer mentors have a wide variety of backgrounds, including students, recent graduates, working professionals and retirees.

01 June 2022

Campaigners for a skatepark in Broomfield Park have set up a crowdfunder to raise the money needed to pay for a feasibility study.

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27 May 2022

Enfield Climate Action Forum will be running a competition for primary and secondary school pupils during this year's Big Green Week. To help promote the competition students from Middlesex Uni will be filming examples of best practice in teaching climate change subjects. They're seeking help in identifying suitable schools to do the filming.

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29 March 2022

NHS London have partnered with Transport for London (TfL) to launch a poetry competition for young Londoners, aged 12-15, to reflect on how their lives have changed since vaccinations were rolled out in the capital over a year ago. The competition seeks to give young Londoners the opportunity to talk about their experiences and what their hopes are for the year ahead. The top ten poems selected will be printed and put up at the author's local tube station.

05 January 2022

Cooking Champions cooking lessons for kids (8-11 and 12-15) restart next week in Grange Park.

15 September 2021

The skillful and inventive people at Stitch! have been 'yarn-bombing' a pillar box, will be teaching us how visible mending can make for a more sustainable lifestyle, and have room for a couple more young people in their teenage sewing club.

08 September 2021

The London Child Obesity Task Force wants to get all primary and secondary school children across London to only drink water when they're in school. This would put an end to selling and drinking fizzy drinks in London's schools. They are running a competition asking primary and secondary school children to help develop an advertising campaign - one that can inspire everyone between the ages of 4 and 18 in London to drink only water in school.

24 August 2021

Chickenshed has opened booking for the autumn season of Sunday Shed workshops for kids, whether little or big (ages 5 to 18). These are drop-in sessions designed to spark an interest in many aspects of performance - acting, dance, music - and develop skills and confidence (not to mention having a lot of fun on the side).

22 August 2021

The charity End Child Poverty is recruiting End Child Poverty Youth Ambassadors. The deadline for applying to become one is 6th September. Please share with organisations, schools and individuals who might be interested.

09 July 2021

Are you looking for something new for your child/ren to try during the summer holidays? Then why not try squash at Southgate Squash & Racketball Club at the Walker Ground.?We have a whole list of sessions suitable for players of all ages and abilities. The sessions offered by Barnet and Enfield councils are free.......

09 March 2021

Two years ago Palmers Green resident Joseph, then aged 14, wrote a highly personal and persuasive letter to his local councillors suggesting that young people would greatly benefit from a skate park in Broomfield Park. A group of local parents have now begun a campaign to fulfil Joseph's vision and have launched an online petition. Friends of Broomfield Park have said that they would welcome a feasibility study and more detailed proposals and will be interested to hear what their members and other local residents think about the idea.

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13 February 2021

The HEY! Network (Haringey & Enfield Youth Network) is looking for people ready to Step Forward and spend a few hours a week helping young people in the two boroughs. The closing date for applications is 23rd February.

19 January 2021

Are you a person of 'mature years' who's missing meeting people - perhaps because you're shielding? Is conversation and human interaction lacking from your life? A new project from Chickenshed could plug the hole in your life and create intergenerational friendships.

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21 October 2020

Making History is a Lottery-funded project designed to encourage young people to express their emotions and experiences relating to COVID-19 and the London lockdown. Platinum Performing Arts is inviting children aged 9-18 from the Enfield community to take part in free creative workshops at Millfield House - pottery, dance, poetry, spoken word, fitness & wellbeing and more!

07 October 2020

Enfield Libraries are running a spooky story competition for young writers aged 6 to 9, 10 to 13 and 14 to 17.

02 August 2020

Sian Berry, one of two Green members of the London Assembly, has issued her fifth report on cuts to youth services in the capital. Her data shows that, after nearly a decade of austerity, councils in London are still feeling forced to take money out of vital youth services with a further £2.2m removed. Enfield's youth services budget for 2019-20 amounted to a mere 14 per cent of the amount budgeted for 2011-12.

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01 August 2020

A recent publication by the Partnership for Young London reports the findings of research into how the suspension of free travel for under-18s is likely to affect young Londoners. The report forms part of the evidence base behind the Child Poverty Action Group's Don't Zap the Zip campaign.