from Stockport Youth Council The final newsletter with activities to do before heading back to school or college. There are several competitions with a deadline in August.

A group of young people in the North West, including Stockport are producing resources on different topics.

National Citizens Service

Want to help Stockport get back on its feet this summer? Young people aged 15-17 can sign up to Keep Doing Good with @NCS and help their local community. If you’re living in England and are 15-17 years old (16 by 31 August 2020), or an 18 year old NCS Grad, you’re good to go!

There is information on the Stockport Homes website about summer activities for children and young people.

Here are some opportunities for young people to participate in groups that help this council improve services for young people.

Nadia Ali –Coram Voice Participation Worker is currently working with young people via email and telephone contact , please call or text 07539615900 , if you want to give feedback on Stockport Youth Offending Services.

If you are interested in improving mental health services for young people in Greater Manchester then this is a group that you can join.

From 18th - 23rd August the R.S.P.B and the British Wildlife Trust are running a 'Virtual Bird Fair'.

Greenpeace have a series of talks about the environment planned aimed at young people. The first two talks are on 18th and 19th August and the other three are on 25th, 26th and 27th August.


Forestry England are running a photography competition for young people aged 15 - 18 called 'My Earth Photo'. The deadline for entries is Sunday 23rd August.

Faiths United have a competition that is open to young people aged 7-18 with the theme of “How has the COVID-19 crisis brought your community together?” The deadline is 28th August at 5:00pm.

The Speaker of the House of Commons is asking young people aged 6-15 to enter an art competition. The deadline is 31st August.

Mountaineering Scotland have a writing competition and the deadline is 31st August.

And finally...members of Stockport Youth Council have produced some images looking at how they have tried to look after their mental health during the last few months. A different image will feature here each newsletter.