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Mayor of Greater Manchester candidate calls for year of service

Helping young people get ready to start work and achieve their goals is a key priority for Sean Anstee, a City Year UK supporter who is running to become the first ever elected Mayor of Greater Manchester. In his first policy announcement during the campaign, Sean Anstee (Leader of Trafford Council) has pledged to bridge the gap between finishing education and starting employment by establishing Greater Manchester’s very own year of service programme.… Read more ›

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City Year UK Chief Executive listed in Debrett’s 500 most influential

Sophie Livingstone, City Year UK’s Chief Executive, has been listed in the Debrett’s 500 list for Philanthropists & Activists.

The Debrett’s 500 is a recognition and celebration of Britain’s 500 most influential people. It has been carefully compiled by independent panels of specialists in each field who provided nominations to Debrett’s. It is a truly inspiring group of people.… Read more ›

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Broadcasting legend goes back to the classroom

Veteran journalist Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, and a Trustee of leading City Year UK supporter The Queen’s Trust, visited Sebright Primary School in Hackney on Tuesday 17th January.… Read more ›

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Government announces review into full-time volunteering

Today the Government announced it will launch an independent review into full-time volunteering. The Full Time Social Action Review will consider how to grow full-time volunteering in the UK.… Read more ›

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City Year UK receives royal recognition

We’re thrilled to announce that the Queen’s Trust has donated £1 million to City Year UK. This funding, our  largest one-year gift, recognises the impact, achievements and dedication of the young volunteers who deliver our pioneering approach.  … Read more ›

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Secretary of State for Education visits Birmingham School

The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, visited St Francis’ Catholic Primary school in Birmingham today to witness the school’s partnership with City Year UK.… Read more ›

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City Year UK makes two new appointments to Board of Trustees

City Year UK has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees. Bringing the total to 15 Trustees, The Rt Hon. Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, Janet Royall and David Huse join the Board this year as the national charity looks ahead to meet its ambition to expand across the UK.

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City Year volunteer ‘most watched’ on the BBC

City Year Greater Manchester volunteer Connon Hannon, 20, gave the BBC a window into his family’s discussions on Brexit.

Watch the video here.

Here he talks about his City Year experience and how this year has given him the confidence to speak out… Read more ›
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Chief Executive Sophie Livingstone on the need to be bold on National Citizen Service legislation

“In the Queen’s speech today, the government set out its intention to bring forward legislation on the National Citizen Service (NCS), putting the scheme on “a permanent statutory footing”, as part of a range of measures to boost the life chances of young people.… Read more ›

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Shadow Minister for Employment visits partner school in Camden

Nick Thomas-Symonds MP, Shadow Minister for Employment, today visited William Ellis School in Camden to hear how young people are giving a year of service to support pupils as mentors, tutors and role models and are gaining employability skills at the same time.… Read more ›

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