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12 Surrey youth centres handed over to the voluntary, community and faith sector

An exciting new era of youth activities is starting in Surrey: Surrey County Council is working in partnership with local organisations to bring its youth centres back to life. Management of 12 youth centres has now been handed over to the voluntary, community and faith sector, with a further 10 centres due to be transferred … Continue reading

Youth Justice Board praises Surrey for improvements made to its youth justice services

The Youth Justice Board (YJB) has commended Surrey on the work it has done to improve its youth justice services and has formally de-escalated Surrey from YJB priority status. In a letter to Surrey County Council’s Youth Offending Team, the YJB praised the work undertaken to improve this provision: “The progress that has been made … Continue reading

Surrey’s children’s social care workers honoured in prestigious awards ceremony

Surrey’s children’s social care workers were honoured today in an awards ceremony hosted by comedian Paul Sinha from popular ITV quiz show The Chase. Fifteen coveted awards were up for grabs with categories including Children’s Social Worker of the Year, Most Outstanding Team, and the Dave Hill Lifetime Achievement Award, named in honour of the … Continue reading

Surrey County Council plans to redevelop Caterham Hill Library

Surrey County Council plans to redevelop Caterham Hill Library into a new vibrant community space, including an exciting and dynamic library, a Family Centre as well as accommodation for care leavers. This innovative transformation is part of the Council’s wider commitment to work closely with residents to drive positive change in their communities.  A report … Continue reading

Brighter Future for Youth Clubs in Surrey

Local groups to be supported to make better use of Surrey Youth Centres Youth clubs owned and leased by Surrey County Council are to be opened up for use by local communities to boost activities available to young people. Surrey County Council today announced its decision to allow community, voluntary and faith groups to run … Continue reading

Over 3,000 laptops provided to Surrey’s young people with help from volunteers

Over 3,00 laptops have been provided to disadvantaged children and young people in Surrey during the coronavirus pandemic. A Department for Education (DfE) scheme allowed for children and young people to receive laptops and internet access from government to help them keep on top of their work during lockdown. The criteria for receiving a device … Continue reading

Surrey parents struggling to provide family meals urged to seek support – food is available

Surrey parents struggling to provide meals for their children during the coronavirus pandemic are being urged to seek help to access the food that they need. Easter and the school holidays, alongside the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, are likely to bring added pressure for many families. Those finding it hard to put food … Continue reading

Surrey’s children’s services substantially improved says Ofsted in latest monitoring visit

Children’s services at Surrey County Council have improved substantially over the past year according to an Ofsted report following a monitoring visit last month; the report states that “senior leaders and managers have made substantial progress in improving the response to children who are at risk of significant harm.” Ofsted observed substantial progress in Surrey’s … Continue reading

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