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From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
Knock knock. Who’s there?
Liz Baddaley reflects on the impact of council tax debt on children.
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
Alberta tells us about her experiences as a volunteer befriender
As part of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from student and volunteer befriender, Alberta.
What's your message for David Cameron?
Hundreds of festival goers sent a message to David Cameron about free school meals at Greenbelt last weekend.
'If you want to run away to disappear from your life, then you're not going to be found'
Young people tell us why they run away and how we can help, Elaine Hindal writes
Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
Chloe's story: Let down at 16
In our child sexual exploitation services we support young people who have been affected by sexual exploitation. Many young people have been let down by the people who are supposed to be keeping them safe. This is Chloe's story.
'The young people we work with are incredible and have so much to offer'
During Refugee Week, Shohana from our Oxford programme answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees