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An Intergrational Project – Written by Beth and Tomos

Finding out about growing up in a coastal community by Tomos Marland and Beth Downes Autumn 2022 A year ago, I wasn’t familiar with a name like UCL. It’s only now that I’ve started to discover the significance of University College London. It makes sense that one of the UK’s most prestigious universities is based…

1 week ago | Your voice
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Children in Care Council: A National Voice ‘Amplify’ Event

On Tuesday 25 October last month three of our children from our Children in Care council, Our Voice, Listen Up! attended Coram Voice’s Amplify event in Manchester. This fantastic conference was attended by almost 100 care experienced children and young people and the day celebrated the amazing work done by Children in Care Councils, held…

1 month ago | Your voice
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Coming Soon: Your Voice, Your Vote Consultation

We will soon be coming to local schools with our annual consultation survey to find out what you think are the top issues in our community. Your Voice, Your Vote is released every year to secondary schools detailing top ten issues, where students of our community vote on the top issue; all votes are then…

2 months ago | Your voice

We want to hear YOUR voice: the National Youth Advocacy Service Consultation

Are you a care-experienced young person or care leaver? Then, we need your help. National charity, Coram Voice, have launched a consultation alongside the National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) to hear from care experienced children and young people on some of the recommendations around advocacy, Independent Visitors (or more commonly known as Buddies) and care…

3 months ago | Your voice

Youth Action Summer Social Fun!

Last week, the local Youth Action group held their annual Summer Social event which was a great success – filled with food, fun and lots of activities. Youth Action is a local group which gathers at the Grimsby Town Hall once a month to discuss important issues to young people. These sessions are different each…

4 months ago | Your voice
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Did you spot the Voice and Influence stand at the Skills Fair last week?

The Voice and Influence department had an excellent day at the Skills Fair last Friday, at the Grimsby Auditorium. They advertised numerous youth voice groups we have going on in our area as all groups are recruiting new members – to name a few; Young Inspectors, Youth Action and Our Voice, Listen Up!. These groups…

5 months ago | Your voice
Skills fair stall

Growing up in a Coastal Community!

Youth Research with University College London – Recruiting Participants We would like to share with you an exciting opportunity for local people to share their memories and experiences through a project designed and developed by local young people in partnership with University College London with a theme of growing up in a coastal community. To…

7 months ago | Your voice
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Young Reporters – 10 years of delivering fresh perspectives

Overview A project initiated and supported by young people in the Youth Action Group almost 10 years ago, only around 6 months after we started the Young Advisors team here in NE Lincs. The project was conceived by the young people working in partnership with the Children’s services director and Grimsby Telegraph.  This was in…

9 months ago | Your voice