young people

Image of Liam Meredith, a mentor at Key4Life charity (credit: David Griffiths)


‘I was a prisoner of my mind’: how a Bristol charity is helping to cut reoffending among young men

Key4Life, based in Easton, is helping to reduce youth reoffending in Bristol through an innovative rehab programme aimed at men under 30 who are leaving prison or at risk of going inside.

Bridging the gap: A campaign empowering south Bristol’s youth

Bristol still failing to shield young people from knife crime, police and council told

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs

Youth worker Darren Alexander on if Drill music is driving knife crime

In the wake of the tragic death of 18-year-old Dontae Davis in Lawrence Hill, what’s behind youth violence? And as Avon and Somerset Police have said recently, is drill music a concern?


‘This is how we can scrap crime without doing the time’

Coronavirus in Bristol

Lockdown through a child’s eyes in Bristol

Down but not out: Voices of young people excluded from school

Often marginalised, rarely listened to or understood, the Cable has been working with young people who have left mainstream education to give them a voice.

‘I have never experienced such intense stress’: Social workers on the strain of cuts

Soaring workloads and the impact of austerity can make a tough job unbearable, say children’s social workers

‘Children are being deprived of feeling part of their city’

Hartcliffe youngsters are campaigning for free bus travel for children.

Meet a young problem gambler hooked on computer games and scratch cards

George had a problem with gambling. He was 16 and hooked on computer games. 

Wellfest: Celebrating results day whatever your results

A-Level results day is here and young people all over Bristol are celebrating, commiserating and considering their options. Wellfest aims to help students celebrate the work they’ve put in this year.

Children’s mental health spending amongst worst in the country

Politicians speak of the need for ‘parity of investment’ in mental health services but this is not the reality for children or young people in...