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Redthread Goes Camping

Redthread Goes Camping

November 10th, 2011

This year we re-started our annual youth club trip to Great Wood camp, based in the awesome setting of the Quantock hills. We took 24 intrepid Y8’s from our Youth Club who seemed happy as long as they could get covered from head to foot in mud. There were team-building activities involving rivers, ropes and […]

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No Quick Fix to Gang Culture: Guardian Letter

November 3rd, 2011

We were thrilled that Redthread’s Youth Violence project at King’s featured in yesterday’s Home Office report Ending Gang and Youth Violence.  However, as highlighted the following day in the Guardian the Government will need to commit greater resources to the issue to deliver on its rhetoric.  John Poyton, Redthread Chief Executive, highlighted the importance of this in […]

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Ending Gang and Youth Violence

Ending Gang and Youth Violence

November 1st, 2011

Redthread’s Youth Violence project was featured today in the Home Office Report Ending Gang and Youth Violence.  Redthread’s work features as a ‘good practice case study’ and has evidently made an impression on ministers who are now calling for more youth-workers to be based in hospital accident and emergency departments to help guide vulnerable young […]

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The Youth Panel: Madoussou’s Story

The Youth Panel: Madoussou’s Story

October 26th, 2011

Madoussou [left] has been a member of the Youth Panel since the beginning of 2011.  This is her view on what she’s got out of being part of  the Youth Panel. My Experience of Being on the Redthread Youth Panel My decision to involve myself within the Redthread Youth Panel first began when the manager […]

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