‘its got nothing to do with the cuts to youth services’ – or has it…. ?

‘Its got nothing to do with the reduction in youth services’ At least that has been the governments response to recent news items such as; The increase in County lines in the last 4 years report 9th feb is here. But its their response after today’s news on radio 5 thus morning. The increase in knife crime in London The increase in young people referring … Continue reading ‘its got nothing to do with the cuts to youth services’ – or has it…. ?

What do we expect teenagers to be made of, a substance tougher than steel?

I saw this quote doing the rounds on Facebook today. Excuse its language. But dont excuse its sentiment. On one hand we could argue that young people in the 80’s and 90’s didnt have it too badly – and I should know i was one of them. Politicians got headlines for peace deals, climate change caused action, peace was a hopeful reality i large parts … Continue reading What do we expect teenagers to be made of, a substance tougher than steel?