Tag Archives: Young people

Wilfred Owen School scoots to success

April 9, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Wilfred Owen School in Shrewsbury took part in a Sustrans Bike Count competition during February 2014 and are now the proud owners of a Scooter Pod! Scooter and Cycle pods are made from recycled products and can store up to … Continue reading »

New provision to support Shropshire’s young people

April 4, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council has successfully won an 18-month contract to support young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEETs). The bid for the European Social Fund (ESF) funding was led by Worcestershire County Council in partnership other councils, … Continue reading »

Have your say about what happens in Wem for young people

March 14, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

During February 2014 Shropshire Council, in partnership with Wem Town Hall staff, took to the streets of Wem and its surrounding areas speaking to as many young people as possible about what it is like growing up and living in … Continue reading »

Secure Your Apprenticeship events

March 13, 2014 / 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 the next month.  County Training, part of Shropshire Council, will be delivering the “Secure Your … Continue reading »

Apprenticeship event at Aqueduct Primary School in Telford

March 4, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2014, young people living in Telford are encouraged to find out more about their post-16 options at a free apprenticeship event taking place at Aqueduct Primary School on Thursday 6 March 2014.  County Training, … Continue reading »

We would like to hear from you about the future of youth provision

February 17, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire Council is currently seeking people’s views on its plans to redesign the way in which activities for young people are commissioned and delivered in the county. The consultation period runs through to 31 March 2014 and the feedback gathered … Continue reading »

Plans to develop a university ‘of and for’ Shropshire progress

February 14, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

As work continues to develop a university ‘of and for’ the county, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will next week discuss how to support plans being taken forward.  Shropshire Council, ip&e – the company owned by Shropshire Council, and the University of … Continue reading »

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 »