Tag Archives: Young people

Announcement of Shropshire’s new Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs)

February 7, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A record number of young people aged 11 to 18 have voted for their MYPs at schools and colleges throughout Shropshire since December 2013.

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Shropshire apprentices prepare to wow judges at annual competition

February 3, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

It’s Shropshire hairdressing and barbering apprentices’ time to shine in the annual County Training Hair Academy competition, run by Shropshire Council on Monday 10 February 2014. Apprentices from across the county will be battling it out to be crowned ‘Shropshire’s top … Continue reading »

Young people and stakeholders encouraged to have their say on the way youth activities are commissioned

January 6, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council and it partners are considering how to best shape and provide youth activities in the future.  Seeking the views of a broad range of interested parties is a critical part of this.  Shropshire Council is keen to hear … Continue reading »

Young members of Parliament celebrate year of hard work and successes

December 30, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire’s Young Members of Parliament (MYPs) got into the festive spirit recently at a celebratory event to mark their past year’s achievements.

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Views on young people and alcohol in Ludlow

December 20, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Over the past couple of months Ludlow’s Community Alcohol Partnership (LCAP) have been collecting the views of local residents on their perception of young people and alcohol: if they consider there to be a problem within the town, where any … Continue reading »

From apprenticeship to university: a success story

December 11, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A 19-year-old from Church Stretton has started to pack his bags to go to university after completing an apprenticeship with a local training provider.  Since leaving school, Jake Allan has been enrolled on an apprenticeship scheme with County Training.  After … Continue reading »

Young People’s Scrutiny committed to tackling childhood obesity

December 4, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Young People’s Scrutiny Committee recently agreed to setting up a specialised Task and Finish Group to take on the challenge of childhood obesity in the county.

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Can you help a young person on their journey to independence?

November 15, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

People with a spare room are being urged to consider giving a home to teenagers who are taking their first steps towards independence.  The ‘Supported Lodgings’ scheme gives young people support to develop the skills and confidence needed to move … Continue reading »

Fireworks at Gallows Bank in Ludlow went off with a bang

November 5, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Over 300 people braved the weather to see the fireworks at Gallows Bank, Ludlow on Monday 28 October 2013. The display lasted 20 minutes and was followed by refreshments by Grow, Cook, Share and the Ranger Guides at Rockspring Community … Continue reading »

Apprenticeship events in Shropshire next month

October 31, 2013 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Young people living in Shropshire are encouraged to find out more about their post-16 options at free apprenticeship events taking place throughout the county during November 2013.  County Training, part of Shropshire Council, will be delivering the “Secure Your Apprenticeship” … Continue reading »