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Will James - leader of NYHP and new Trustee - looking to the left

Meet Will James

At this year's AGM, some new Trustees were appointed to the Board and we asked them to share a little bit about their story and their involvement in Urban Saints. We'll begin with our current New Year House Party Main Leader - Will James... "Some of my greatest memories have been...

The superhero of Urban Saints

As the dust settles from another successful Paralympic Games, what is the ongoing reality for disabled people in the UK? Sam Milne, a wheelchair basketball player and former helper in an Urban Saints Group, has written a blog for The Additional Needs Blogfather. Sam featured in the recent BBC News...

Book your training for September

For some, the summer is only just beginning and so thoughts of September and the new term are to be avoided at all costs. But, if you're trying to get a head start on your planning for the Autumn, we've now realised the latest dates for the 'All Inclusive?' Additional...

Building in a time of uncertainty

After the disruption of 2020, trying to prepare for 2021 was going to provide a challenge, with uncertainty about how Covid-19 would continue to impact. Yet we would not allow a pandemic to stop Urban Saints from our mission – reaching out to young people with the good news of...

Justice given a Boost at recent conference

Boost – the youth work training conference organised by The South East Partnership – has continued to gather and support youth and children’s leaders online since the beginning of the pandemic. Instead of one large annual conference in London, there have been several zoom sessions, featuring a wide variety of...

Rachel Donaldson-Leigh - one of the leaders at a new youth project in Lichfield, trained and supported by Urban Saints

From first thoughts to fruition

As we start to see Groups coming back together to meet face to face again, we're excited to see more new Urban Saints Groups planted and started over the next few months. A key part of planting a new Group in a community is training the volunteer leaders who feel...