Entries by EFL Trust

Pompey Teens Tackle Loneliness as they ‘Keep Doing Good’

After weeks of isolation due to the global pandemic many people, particularly the elderly, are falling prey to loneliness. Young people from Portsmouth were keen to help tackle this issue by making sure people in their community had not been forgotten. A group of 11 teenagers have taken part in ‘Keep Doing Good’ with Pompey […]

Young People Provide Respite For Local Community

A community space can once again provide a vital respite for people with mental health challenges thanks to a group of young people. 18 young people, aged 15-17, from Wakefield have transformed a local allotment area which supports people who are experiencing problems with their mental health. The group completed a two-week programme with Wakefield […]

North West Clubs awarded COVID-19 funding from Youth Endowment Fund

Blackpool FC Community Trust and Preston North End Community and Education Trust have each been awarded a grant from the Youth Endowment Fund to support young people at-risk of being drawn into violent crime through the COVID-19 pandemic. With the support of a £41,000 grant, Blackpool FC Community Trust will be launching a new online […]

18 Year Old Katie Helps Support 70 Vulnerable Households

“Everyone should come together in times of need and work together as a team.” says Katie McDougall who has been volunteering with Preston North End ‘Helping Hampers’ Campaign, she continues, “As a young person, I’ve got lots of time on my hands and if I can volunteer my services, I will. If I can help […]

Louie: “NCS made me who I am today”

“They were the worst two years of my life. I was shy, nervous and wouldn’t talk to people” says Louie Salmon, 16, from Peterborough. However fast forward two years after completing NCS (National Citizen Service) and Louie is a very different person, he now has the confidence to stand in front of peers and tell […]

Young People from NCS Help Remember

Last weekend on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, 7 young people from Yorkshire and Humberside represented their generation and helped the country remember at the National Remembrance Service in London.