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Growing the focus on mental health

A group of young teens from Barnsley recently set out on a project with the aim of spreading mental health awareness as well as doing their bit to help out the environment. The project, named, ‘Roots of You’ was part of their NCS experience with Reds in the Community over the summer. NCS is a […]

Making the unnoticed, noticed, “Many of us felt that the homeless go unnoticed in society and we wanted to give them a voice.”

A group of inspiring young teens from Sheffield with Element Society recently set out on a unique mission to impact their local community during their time on the National Citizen Service programme (NCS). The mission… To help the homeless. Following a week of adventure which included rock climbing and raft building, the group of 13 […]

Young people put a smile on elderly people’s faces

A group of 13 young people recently set out on a project to spread cheer and share essential supplies to their community.  The project was spearheaded by young people on NCS with Port Vale Foundation. NCS is an experience designed for 16–17-year-olds where they are given a taste of independence, forge new relationships, take on exciting […]

Young people host refugee event at Loftus Road

A group of young people on NCS, launched a project this summer to provide some cheer for refugees raising £285. The young people, who were with QPR Community Trust, had the opportunity to make a positive difference within their community through their NCS experience. NCS is designed for 16–17-year-olds and during their experience they are […]

EFL Trust celebrate the volunteers and impact of young people

This past week #VolunteersWeek was displayed across the network, shining brightly examples of magnificent projects and initiatives which have been undertaken by inspiring young people at Club Community Organisations, as well as EFL Trust Staff themselves. Additionally, #PowerOfYouth day also took place on Monday 6th June. The day highlighted the instrumental differences young people have […]

Award Winning young people from Bradford gain recognition from Parliament for project on unwanted sexual behaviour

A group of NCS Changemakers with Bradford City Community Foundation launched a project which aimed at spreading awareness of the need to report unwanted sexual behaviour on British Railways. The project was a part of a competition pitched by Northern Trains Ltd (NTL), that tasked young people to develop a video campaign that would create […]

Young people on NCS rejuvenate school garden for local a school

Port Vale Foundation Trust’s (PVFT) young people have been making a significant impact upon themselves and within the community, as they carried out a project at their local school with the aim of increasing student socialisation and their mental health, through renovating a school garden. As part of PVFT’s NCS programme, young people decided to […]

Going the extra mile: Young people in Sheffield complete 7-mile walk, raising money for a Cancer Charity

A group of determined young people recently embarked upon a 7-mile sponsored walk, raising £185.40 towards Cavendish Cancer Care. The inspiring young group comprised of NCS Changemakers with Sheffield United Community Foundation, who embarked upon a mission to raise money to support cancer patients and families who have undergone such challenging times. NCS Changemakers compromise […]