Schools along Abbeydale Road in Sheffield recently met up to talk about their neighbourhoods, as part of Cadence Works' Hoodie, goodie, buddy project. Sort of Films of Sheffield made a film about it. Click through to see the link to it.
Abbeydale Primary and Totley All Saints schools met up to day talk about their neighbourhoods, as part of Cadence Works' Hoodie, goodie, buddy project. Totley year 5s had done scrap books about their area and Abbeydale poems. They live at different ends of the same road, the Abbeydale Road corridor
People all around the world are watching our clips of young people and answering questions about what they saw and felt. The clips and survey are available at.
There are 4 versions of the clip and when you visit the site you only see one, randomly selected ... more
Who knows what the coaliton negotiations are covering policy-wise. Are they comparing and contrasting manifestos? Or are they addressing the key policy concerns of the public? Are they focusing on the areas that came up in the TV debates?
After this strange period normal politics will resume and MPs, new and old, will have to get back to surgeries and hearing about everyday problems in neighbourhoods
The Clubs for Young People Blueprint for 21st century youth clubs is released this week and gets coverage in the Guardian Society section today. Cadence worked on this project over the last 18 months and while it is very much their version, we are pleased it is now out ... more
'Councils embrace risky play' and 'Children being 'raised in captivity', warns psychologist' are two of the articles in this months Play England round up of what's hot in play. Cadence welcome the profile these thoughts are getting ... more
In a recent speech by Chris Grayling, Conservative Shadow Home Secretary, he said that 'Changing what we have called the broken society will be a long and difficult process. But one step we can take quickly is to go to war on antisocial behaviour' ... more
The Department for Communities and Local Government have announced a new initiative aimed at giving a bigger role for communities in inspiring young people. It is a response to the joint Social Exclusion Taskforce/Communities and Local Government/DCSF short study into the 'aspirations and attainment of young people in deprived communities' published in December 2008 ... more
Hunslett in Leeds has a great club for young people. The staff are committed and entrepeneurial. Soon there may be another big club, funded by Myplace, about a mile away ... more
The Audit Commission has just launched its report on positive activities for young people. It highlights the fact that investing in positive things for young people to do is good for young people, their communities and the public purse strings too: £50k invested in providing positive activities for a young person can save £200k costs ... more
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