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  1. 1. Y OUTH N EWS L OCAL May 2011Useful Contacts: In this issue:VYS Devon ♦Events/Information ♦Funding/Resources ♦TrainingYFC Centre DEVON YOUTH SERVICE CONTACT LISTRetail Park Close This gives details of youth work staff and is available on the web atMarsh Barton Road http://www.devonyouthservice.org.uk/contact.htmlExeterEX2 8LG Information/Events01392 250976admin@vysdevon.org.uk As you may know VYS has had its funding withdrawn by thewww.vysdevon.org.uk Local Authority Youth Service. However, we have reserve funds and will have new opportunities to make bids forDevon Youth Service funding from other sources in the future. Therefore, VYSQueens House wants to ensure that its services are focused upon theLittle Queen Street wishes and the needs of its members, and of the voluntaryExeter youth sector generally.EX4 3LJ01392 380261 With this in mind, we are consulting with memberYvette.soukal@devon.gov.uk organisations asking them what services from VYS will bewww.devonyouthservice.org.uk the most valuable to their organisation in the future. Capturing this information will be invaluable to us inLocal Youth Service determining our planning for the future. We have alsoContacts: organised briefing sessions with those memberEast Devon organisations when they will be given the opportunity to01404 813195 explain in more detail the sort of services required toExeter support their important work with young people.01392 662665Mid Devon VACANCIES: Groundwork South West has vacancies for01884 252642 16-18yr olds to do an Environmental ConservationNorth Devon Apprenticeship. Apprentices will gain an NVQ level 2 in01271 343762 Environmental Conservation; key skills level 2, First Aid at WorkSouth Hams and a brush-cutter certificate. To apply or for further information,01822 613522 e-mail viv.roberts@groundwork.org.ukTeignbridge01626 369283 JOB HUNTING? Visit the VYS website which is regularlyTorridge updated http://www.vysdevon.org.uk/page/jobs01271 388169West Devon Extreme Coasteering are North and South Devons Coasteering01822 613522 specialists. Coasteering is the perfect outdoor activity for groups and their fully qualified team will take you along an adventurousDuke of Edinburgh’s coastal route where you will climb, scramble, traverse, swim, goAward through caves & crevasses, get washed around in the swell, jump2 Fore Street and freefall your way to an adrenaline pumping time. TheyMoretonhampstead operate from Croyde bay in North Devon and from Ansteys CoveNewton Abbot in Torquay in South Devon. It costs from £25 per person with aTQ13 8LL minimum group booking of 6. For details ring 07816169011,01647 440983 email info@extremecoasteering.co.uk or seedofe.award@devon.gov.uk www.extremecoasteering.co.uk
  2. 2. Information/Events cont’d Funding & Other Resources con’dNorth Devon All Starz will be presenting the Prince’s Trust Community Cash Awards –regional premiere of Peter Pan the Musical. If grants of up to £3,000 are available for youngyou know of any young people aged 8-23 who people to help set up a project that will benefitwould like to be part of this exciting production their community. See www.princes-trust.org.uk/the auditions at The Park Community School, communitycashBarnstaple are on 27 May 6.30pm-9pm. Forfurther information on auditors, the show or the BBC Children in Need are inviting registeredgroup then please contact:- charities/not-for-profit organisations workingtolleyangell@yahoo.co.uk with disadvantaged children and young people 18 years and under to apply for grants. Next31 May Free Exmoor Activities - Ashcombe deadline is 15 July.Big Adventure. Visit the heart of Exmoor on http://www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey/grants/general_grthis free, all-day family event. For details ants.shtmlcontact David Rolls on 01398 322164 or emailDRolls@exmoor-nationalpark.gov.uk Health and safety made simple is a new section to the Health and Safety Executives2 June FREE Working together to safeguard website - http://www.hse.gov.uk/simple-health-children in Devon – NEW DATE. This safety/index.htm. It gives the necessary basicsinteractive event will build knowledge, and links for more resources and key issues.confidence and techniques to improve thesafeguarding of children and young people. Charitable Status: A Practical Handbook -www.saferdevonchild.org for details/to book. This provides straightforward explanations of what a charity is and how it should operate. A31 July - Following on from last year’s must for charities and would-be charities, theirsuccessful ‘Braunton Wheels’ event, Calvert trustees, staff and advisorsTrust Exmoor are once again planning this http://www.dsc.org.uk/Publications/Law/@7808event. Braunton Recreation Ground in the ?dm_i=6S7,4UEU,N89OL,F1Y6,1Centre of the village is the venue (10.30 am).For more information call 01598 763221. Training InformationFunding & Other Resources DACVS Learning Programme: For information on all courses seeSport for You – This grants programme is http://www.dacvs.org.uk/learning-designed to support community and amateur programme-2010-2011.html or contact yoursports clubs across the country. Grants local CVS.awarded on a monthly basis.www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/amateur 8 October 2011 - FREE VYS (Devon) Finance/8281316/A-1000-amateur-sports-club-grant- Workshop – Exeter (9.30am–1.30pm)could-be-yours.html Following on from the success of the last Finance Workshop, VYS are delighted to beClaude and Margaret Pike Charity makes able to offer organisations another chance togrants almost exclusively to organisations and brush up on those bookkeeping skills. Thereindividuals in Devon. Whilst the beneficial area will be a focus on recording and reportingis Devon, the current policy of the Trustees is financial information and what needs doing atto focus on organisations and causes within the year end. To book your FREE place phone‘travel to work areas’ of the WBB ball clay and 01392 250976 and ask for a booking form.china clay operations (ergo Newton Abbot).Applications in writing to John D Pike, Youth News Local is produced by VYS Devon.Correspondent and Trustee, The Claude and Contact Mark, Anthea or Juliet - 01392 250976Margaret Pike Charity, Dunderdale Lawn, e-mail: admin@vysdevon.org.ukPenshurst Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1EN. Or visit our website www.vysdevon.org.uk