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  • Berkshire Youth AGM

    We are holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 26 July.

    1 July 2022

  • New Tilehurst Youth Club

    We’re really excited to share that we’re starting a new youth club at The Jubilee Annexe at The Calcot Centre from Thursday 15 September, in partnership with Tilehurst Parish Council.

    30 June 2022

  • Managing Conflicts of Interest in a Charity

    As a trustee you must make decisions based only on what’s best for your charity.

    30 June 2022

  • Tilehurst Parish Council Update

    The Tilehurst Art Club run by Berkshire Youth on behalf of Tilehurst Parish Council has now started in the newly refurbished Jubilee Annexe in Calcot, Reading.

    30 June 2022

  • News from Waterside Centre

    It’s been another busy month at Waterside Centre, and it’s incredible to think that it’s less than a year since the centre reopened its doors.

    30 June 2022

  • News from The Wayz

    There are always lots of exciting things happening at The Wayz, from leadership sessions to their upcoming summer camps, youth volunteering programme and Community Fun Day on Saturday 16 July.

    30 June 2022

  • DofE Volunteering Hours Make Huge Positive Impact

    We’re thrilled that The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants from Berkshire Youth dedicated 741 hours to volunteering between April 2021 and March 2022, with a social value of £3423.42.

    30 June 2022

  • Climbing Snowdon to Support Local Youth

    We caught up with Jasmine Barrett to learn more about the epic challenge she undertook to raise much-needed funds for us.

    30 June 2022

  • The Berkeley Foundation Partners with Berkshire Youth

    The Berkeley Foundation, the grant-making foundation set up by housebuilder the Berkeley Group, has partnered with Berkshire Youth.

    30 June 2022

  • Welcome to Abbas

    We recently caught up with out newest youth worker, Abbas, to learn more about his role supporting young people in the Slough area.

    30 June 2022

New Guidance for Youth Settings

2 December 2021

  • Face coverings to be worn by everyone aged 11+ unless medically exempt when indoors. Includes staff, volunteers, parents etc
  • All young people will be able to attend indoor or outdoor activities. Youth provision for young people of all ages, both under and over 18 years of age, have the same requirements.
  • All youth provision may meet indoors or outdoors without limitations on group size. The regulations no longer require youth sector providers to limit their bubble sizes to a maximum number of attendees.
  • However, the NYA requires providers to review their Action Plans and Risk Assessments and take steps to reduce the risk of community transmission. For example, consider how to manage groups of young people to a manageable number to minimise the risk of transmission.
  • Online/digital, detached/outdoor and 1-2-1 youth sector provision will remain available to all young people.
  • Trips and visits are be permitted. Travel by minibus, taxi, public transport, or private car (subject to safeguarding) are permitted. The youth sector’s goal at all times should be to minimise the risk of COVID transmission.
  • Overnight and residential experiences are permitted. The same measures apply to all age groups.
  • International travel should be reviewed in line with Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office travel advice and providers aware the requirements may change at any time.

Please refer to the full guidance document for further detail.

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