Tag Archives: Youth

JAGS Foundation community event: Sep 14

The JAGS Foundation and The Challenge are joining forces to bring a great community event to the people of Croydon this Saturday September 14, while raising much-needed funds to support the work of a locally based youth organisation. JAGS Foundation … Continue reading

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Group offering mentoring courses to help make a difference

Are you interested in the development of young people? Could you help a young black or minority ethnic male to reach his full potential? The Croydon Mentoring Consortium is a partnership of six organisations who are working with the Greater … Continue reading

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Dante’s tale of how he escaped the inferno of gang culture

A former gang member from South Norwood has made a satirical film to raise awareness of the dangers of gang culture while also showing how to shrug off the stereotyping they face. The film – Breaking the Cycle – will … Continue reading

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Free sports course for 16-17-year-olds recruiting now

Organisers are seeking applicants for a sports training and education course at Thornton Heath Leisure Centre aimed at people aged 16 and 17 that are not in education or employment. There are no entry requirements and the organisers fund fully … Continue reading

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Tabula Rasa gets crowdfunding help for Norwood workshops

Tabula Rasa, the youth workshops group in South Norwood founded last year by young Croydon residents and initially funded entirely from their own pockets, has joined forces with Vinspired to try to improve the range of courses and advice on … Continue reading

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Tabula Rasa youth group stages fund-raiser in Shirley

Tabula Rasa Youth Project is holding a free event at the Shirley Community Centre this Saturday, August 18, from noon to 4pm, in order to raise money for the project. The event will give TRP a chance to showcase all … Continue reading

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“Masked youths were looking over front walls for loose bricks”

8/8 One Year On: Another Inside Croydon reader, JAN PODSIADLY, recalls what happened on his street off London Road 12 months ago I live in West Croydon just by the London Road and I found it very uncomfortable to be … Continue reading

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South Norwood youth scheme that offers a clean slate

“It means clean slate.” A true youth scheme, organised and paid for out of their own pockets by half a dozen young people, is launched in South Norwood tonight, with the first session of the Tabula Rasa Youth Project being … Continue reading

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Youth services: Shirley meeting for volunteers, May 24

The council’s youth supports service is staging a public meeting in Shirley this Tuesday, May 24. In a message to all interested youth groups, parents and teenagers, they write:

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