Orkney school pupils felt healthier and happier after taking part in the Active Schools programme last year.
“The Ideas Festival inspired me to come up with a way of sharing what countryside rangers do in a format that I hadn’t considered before.”
The survey is open to all young people aged between 16-24 years, whether they are still in education, in an apprenticeship, working or currently unemployed.
Young people living in rural communities are being encouraged to sign up for the Young Rural Change Makers Programme, focused on leadership and enterprise skills, being, run by the Rural Youth Project.
Thorfinn is a member of the award winning digital youth club “Everything Electronics” for 8 to 18 year olds.
Orkney Islands Council has been awarded £26,400 to invest in projects designed to boost the attainment of local care experienced children and young people.
The challenge is available to all primary and secondary schools as well as community groups and libraries in Scotland, and aims to build positive reading cultures and improve literacy for young people.
The Job Start Payment is a one off £250 payment to help with the costs of starting a new job, £400 if the person has a child.
Carers Trust Scotland will bring Festival fun to young people through their first ever virtual Festival, “Best of the Fest!”
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“I feel as if it has made it more difficult to care for my father as I have been unable to take care of myself properly”