Tag Archives : young people


Do you know a child or young person who is living away from home?

Did you know that if you are caring for a child under 16 (or 18 if they have a disability) who is not your child, and you are not an immediate relative, this may be a private fostering arrangement? During Private Fostering Week we are encouraging anyone who knows about a child or young person […]


Council helps young people speak out

Plymouth City Council’s youth services team have been working with young people in Southway to produce a series of videos to showcase a number of exciting projects that they have been involved in.  One of the videos, produced in partnership with Foto Now, a Plymouth based company who specialise in photography and videography will now be […]


If you go down to the woods today – take an explorer’s pack

Families will be able to download fabulous facts for foraging and exploring woodlands where they live as part of a fantastic initiative. The ‘Woodland explorer’ pack has just been launched and features facts on how to explore woodlands using fun wildlife investigations and craft activities. It includes guides to identifying flora and fauna in our woods as […]


Clarification from Plymouth City Council on smoking estimates

Plymouth City Council would like to clarify the latest statistics estimating the number of young people smoking in the city. Public Health England has released statistics which suggest that 15.93% of young people aged 15 are regular or occasional smokers, compared with a national average of 12.71%, giving Plymouth one of the highest rates. Whilst […]


MTV Crashes treat for Children in Care

Hundreds of Plymouth children and young people who are supported by the city’s children’s services enjoyed last night’s MTV Crashes event after receiving free tickets. Plymouth City Council and Destination Plymouth gave 1,000 complimentary tickets to children in care, their carers, young people leaving care, along with other young people receiving extra support or making […]