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Ambassadors clean up reputation of young people

Young people from a school in Northumberland have been cleaning up a local beach.

Over the summer months, Blyth beach has become the focal point for a number of gatherings of
young people, which have left the beach in an unacceptable state.

As a result, the Youth Ambassadors, who are a group of volunteers from St Benet Biscop Catholic High School in Bedlington, were keen to make amends for some of their peers and were invited along
by the Blyth to Seaton Sluice Links Conservation Group to get involved in a clean-up of the site.

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VIDEO: Leading Link - Through their eyes...

In the first of a new series, discover Leading Link through the eyes of those that know it best.

'Through their Eyes' is a new feature which will see some of the Leading Link's key staff, delivery partners and participants talk about their experiences of this small charity with big ideas!

First up is Matthew Fenwick, a Youth Ambassador who has volunteered with Leading Link for 5 years.

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Bring on The Wall!

As part of a series of new features coming to leadinglink.co.uk, we are delighted to unveil 'The Wall'.

'The Wall' is a new testimonial page where anyone is invited to share their thoughts on their Leading Link experience.

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Students embrace summer of change

Students from across 13 schools in Northumberland embraced a summer of change thanks to Bedlington-based Leading Link.

The charity worked with in excess of 100 young people across three different projects throughout the summer on a number of activities to help ease their transition into Years 7 and 9.

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A 'Summer of Fun' for Bedlington

It was truly a 'Summer of Fun' in Bedlington this summer, thanks to a programme of activities organised by Leading Link.

The project, supported by young people from the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme, saw nearly 50 young people involved thanks to an offering of workshops across two weeks in the summer.

Activities included an art project, the results of which will be showcased on Front Street, Bedlington in the near future, smoothie making, drama, dance and fitness, swimming at Concordia and even a full day at the beach!

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Youth Ambassadors

The Youth Ambassadors are a fantastic group of young volunteers, who give up their free time to help with all of Leading Link's work.

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BBC News School Report

The BBC News School Report is a national BBC project which looks at engaging young people in the news, and producing their own.

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Children's University

Leading Link are the Northumberland hub for the Children's University - a national scheme which encourages and rewards extra-curricular activity.

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National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service is a life changing experience for 16 and 17 year olds around the country - learning new skills and giving something back.

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