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City Year UK and National Grid team up for Service Action Day at Blue Coat School

National Grid joined forces with the youth social action charity City Year UK to transform Blue Coat School’s Special Needs Hub on the 4th of October. … Read more ›

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City Year UK’s Opening Day

City Year UK kicked off its 10th Anniversary celebrations on Friday the 13th of September with Opening Day. We brought together all our volunteer mentors from London, Greater Manchester and the West Midlands, as well as alumni and staff. … Read more ›

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City Year UK Holds Service Day to Give Back to the Local Community

City Year UK brought together volunteer mentors, staff, alumni and supporters for a Service Day on Saturday the 2nd of March.… Read more ›

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Applications are open for the City Year UK leadership development programme

We’re recruiting the next cohort of passionate and resilient 18 to 25*-year-olds who will give a year to tackle educational inequality across London, West Midlands and Greater Manchester.… Read more ›

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City Year UK launches first Volunteer Mentor Appreciation Week

Today City Year UK has launched its first ever Volunteer Mentor Appreciation Week, which will run from Monday 25 February through to Saturday 2 March.… Read more ›

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City Year UK celebrates university partnerships during Student Volunteering Week

Student Volunteering Week is the perfect opportunity for City Year UK to thank its university partners… Read more ›

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City Year UK reacts to City Year, Inc. Co-Founder stepping down

City Year in the USA has announced today that its CEO and co-founder Michael Brown is stepping down from his position in June.… Read more ›

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David Blunkett calls for national Government programme of full-time volunteering

Call follows a report showing full-time volunteering would net the UK economy up to £119m

The Rt. Hon The Lord David Blunkett is leading calls for Theresa May to invest in a national programme of full-time volunteering for young people. … Read more ›

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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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