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The Website Launch! :)

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It is our pleasure to introduce you to the East Grinstead Youth Council Website! We have all worked for the past couple of weeks tirelessly to give the youth of East Grinstead a website to visit to keep up to date with the local events in the town. We hope you enjoy and visit regularly!

Ellie and Bea

A.K.A The Webmasters of the Realm 

Ellie Canepa-AnsonThe Website Launch! :)
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Half of young Brits want more financial education from banks

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  •  50% of 16-24 year olds voted financial education of young people as  the initiative that most people want banks to invest in.
  • New research showcases the urgent need to help young people understand borrowing jargon, taxes and bank accounts.
  • Youth charities UK Youth and The Mix join forces with funding from Lloyds Banking Group to respond to this call with new Money for Life programme.
  • Ashley Banjo and Dina Asher- Smith amongst celebrities who showcase their support for Money for Life.
EGYCwebHalf of young Brits want more financial education from banks
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Government delivers £80 million boost to help give young people the best start in life

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The Prime Minister announced an £80 million boost for England’s youth sector – helping give young people the best start in life so they can go as far as their talents will take them.
The money will open up opportunities for young people to get involved in their communities and gain new experiences, to support their personal development, build character and help them succeed in the future.

Amy KnightGovernment delivers £80 million boost to help give young people the best start in life
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Government mental health reforms for young people welcome

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On Monday 9th January 2017, Prime Minister, Theresa May announced measures to transform mental health support in our schools, workplaces and communities. In a speech at the Charity Commission, May set out measures which would see additional training for teachers, an extra £15m for community care, online self-checking and mental health first aid training.

Amy KnightGovernment mental health reforms for young people welcome
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