Entries by Martin

Kilworth Challenge 2017

Are you looking for a means to raise money for Young Leicestershire? How about doing it with long-term supporter of the organisation – The Kilworth Challenge. The Kilworth Challenge is a 2 day team event held in North Kilworth, Leicestershire and takes place annually – on the late May Bank Holiday weekend. Teams of 4 […]

Calling all pool hustlers!

Sign up for Ambition’s national championship in October No matter whether they’re based around a football team or provided for young carers, whether they’re in the heart of the city or the rural depths of the county, the one thing that a great number of our affiliated clubs have in common is a very popular […]

Young Leicestershire makes the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Congratulations to our chairman On behalf of all our HQ team, our clubs and members, we’d like to offer our congratulations to Young Leicestershire’s chairman, Robert Constable-Maxwell, who today recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Appointed MBE for services to Young Leicestershire, Robert has been involved with the charity for 30 years, and has […]

Get Connected – New national helpline for under-25

Get Connected is a new free, confidential helpline for young people under 25 who need help and don’t know where to turn. The service is available 365 days a year, and it’s easy to make contact by phone, text, email or webchat. When a young person gets in touch, one of the charity’s 100 trained […]

Step Up To Serve! #iwill put social action at the heart of our work

One of Young Leicestershire’s partner charities, UK Youth, has taken a lead role in the Step Up To Serve campaign which is aiming to increase opportunities for young people to get involved in social action – defined as “practical action in the service of others.” Step Up To Serve aims to raise the level of […]

Blaby & Whetstone YC transformed

With new Activity Centre Funding bids with Young Leicestershire land £600,000 As Blaby & Whetstone Boys Club approaches its 50th anniversary, a series of successful funding bids undertaken with Young Leicestershire are about to transform the club. For starters, the club set up originally by a group of football-mad youngsters will now change its name […]

What My Youth Club Means To Me

I love this youth club because I can talk to the leaders about problems I have, plus I meet new friends and have surprisingly interesting discussions about quantum physics and the fabric of reality!

Time Just To Be Young…

It’s excellent to see young people benefiting from time to just be young, having fun and gaining a respite from their responsibilities

Beckie: Why We Do What We Do

We are very proud of what Beckie has achieved despite her responsibilities as a young carer. Beckie is why we do what we do. If we had only one example of her achievements in our careers it would make it all worthwhile