Press Releases


FOR RELEASE – 2nd August 2011



Youth Charter Legacy Manifesto 2012 …

Anti-social behaviour, gang related activity, radicalised youth are all problems experienced across the country. And all impact on the nation’s social and economic well-being.

In the present economic climate, with a steep rise in student fees, the Youth Charter recommends that all sport, leisure and community facilities should be FREE OF CHARGE to under 18s before, during and after the 2012 Olympic Games.

That is just one of the recommendations from the Youth Charter. With a year to go before the More >

Celebrating 12 years of Social Development in South Africa

Originally Posted on » 15th June 2006

The Youth charter for Sport, Culture and the Arts launched its Executive Summary of the last twelve years of work in South Africa.

Presented at the International Conference, Unlocking the Potential of Sport for Youth Wellness and Development at the University of the Western Cape, the Youth Charter ‘12’ Executive Summary is hoping to make a contribution to the ongoing and increased awareness of the role of sport in assisting the social and human development of the young people and disadvantaged communities.

Sporting chance for Beeston

Originally Posted on » 26th July 2006

A major UN accredited youth charity is calling for sport to play its part in building bridges amongst the young people and communities of Beeston following the recent anniversary of the 7/7 bombings in London.

Youth Rebellion as Skate Park Closes

Originally Posted on » 26th April 2007

The youth of Stockport are angry and upset at the impending closure of the Bones Skatepark in Stockport. For the past ten years, ‘Bones’ Skatepark- Stockport, has kept thousands of young people fit, active and engaged through adventure activity.

Youth Charter ‘12’ Commonwealth Report Launch

Originally Posted on » 21st November 2007

Youth Charter ‘12’ Commonwealth Report Launch presents potential benefits of major games in addressing poverty, conflict, gang and weapon culture…

The Manchester based Youth Charter launches a bold and exciting report at the Commonwealth Secretariat in London on Wednesday 14th November 2007, hosted by Ransford Smith, Deputy Secretary General of the Commonwealth. Recommendations from the Report will call for a more coordinated effort from Commonwealth Governments and all agencies using sport and the arts to address poverty, conflict, anti social behaviour, gang and weapon culture.

Moorside School Kicks off ‘Salford Citizenship in Action’

Originally Posted on » 6th February 2008

On Tuesday, February the 5th 2008, Manchester based charity Youth Charter provided an exciting and fun packed Climate Change awareness programme at Moorside School, Salford.

Youth Charter ambassadors, Paralympic and world champion swimmer and cyclist, Sarah Bailey MBE, Commonwealth and England Basketball International, Carl Miller and five times world Karate Champion and Chairman of the Youth Charter Geoff Thompson MBE teamed up with students and teachers to provide an exciting Climate Change awareness programme using Rugby, Soccer, and Art.

Year 8 students forming teams with names such as the Ice Caps, the Co2 Crew, More >