A scrutiny panel is being told that young people with special needs are getting a helping hand to prepare for work.
A wide range of initiatives are going on in Plymouth across the city to give young people a taste for work and special attention is being given to those who have disabilities and need appropriate opportunities.
A city wide review was carried out after the Growth...
A club designed to help young people get valuable work experience has smashed its own targets.
The 1000 Club has now opened up the doors of opportunity to 1,028 young people. The club was set up specially to give young people a taste of work – either through work experience, graduate internships, apprenticeships and jobs – full or part-time.
If you're aged between 14 and 25 and looking for a new way to get active, check out Plymouth City Council's latest Sportivate programme.
Organised by the Council’s sports development unit and funded through Sport England, the programme gives young people six weeks of high quality sports coaching for just £6 – that’s an amazing £1 per week.
Fire and rescue services across the country will be taking part in National Road Safety Week from 6-12 May.
Crews will be engaging with people in their local area, passing on key road safety messages with the aim of trying to reduce the number of children and young people killed or seriously injured on our roads.
Dave Etheridge, CFOA Lead for Road Safety said: “I am delighted...
Splashing in water and smelling flowers is all part of a unique, interactive performance coming to Plymouth specifically designed for young people with profound disabilities. The Theatre Royal and Plymouth City Council have teamed up with Nottingham Playhouse to bring the production ‘White Peacock’ to the city – a story of Sam’s long summer break from school, and the adventures that await him...
Eleven young people from across the city are welcoming the public to an exhibition of work from British and International artists at Radiant Gallery on Derrys Cross this month.
Tuesday 19th August will be the first in a series of five “r[eff]uge” exhibitions from Effervescent, the social enterprise that recently converted an old bank into Radiant: a cultural laboratory and tea room.
Effervescent is an arts lab, which works across art forms to create extraordinary projects.
r[eff]uge is a curating project supported by Arts Council England, BIG Lottery and Plymouth...