News on the topic of Community

Ten additional NCS 2012 delivery partners announced

The National Citizen Service scheme will be offered in nearly all upper tier local authority areas in summer 2012. 

Mon, 07/11/2011

Independent riot motivation findings published

The Cabinet Office today published independent research which examines the motivations of young people involved in the August riots.

Wed, 02/11/2011

Government re-introduces the British Empire Medal

Communities will be able to nominate local volunteers who “deserve special recognition for the invaluable work they are doing in our society”.

Sat, 29/10/2011

Big Society drive to boost local social action begins

The £80 million Community First fund, which will provide small grants to community groups and local social action projects opens today.

Thu, 06/10/2011

Major expansion of National Citizen Service for 16-year-olds

The Prime Minister David Cameron today announced that National Citizen Service (NCS) for 16-year-olds will be tripled in size to offer 90,000 places by 2014.

Wed, 05/10/2011

£10m to back Big Society innovators

A new £10million fund to find and back innovative new ideas for increasing volunteering and charitable giving opens today. 

Wed, 07/09/2011

Big Society innovation aims to get families out of deprivation

The Government has announced a major trial of an innovative new way to fund intensive help for families blighted by anti-social behaviour, crime, addiction and poor education.

Thu, 25/08/2011

Minister meets South Yorkshire teenagers taking part in National Citizen Service pilot

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, today visited the community trusts of Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Rotherham United Football Clubs, to meet participants taking part in a groundbreaking new scheme, National Citizen Service (NCS). 

Wed, 03/08/2011

First Government mutual joint venture goes live

The first ever public sector mutual joint venture has been officially created, offering over 475 staff at My Civil Service Pension (MyCSP) co-ownership of their organisation.

Wed, 20/07/2011

Minister meets Bolton teenagers on the first National Citizen Service

Minister meets young people in Bolton who are among the first 10,000 pioneering the scheme which the Government hopes to make available to all 16-year-olds in England.

Thu, 14/07/2011

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