Young People to host book gifting day to tackle child literacy divide

FREE books for disadvantaged children, storytelling sessions and craft activities organised by Bolton teenagers. Disadvantaged children who are 15 times less likely to achieve a reading age above average, are set to benefit from a ‘book gifting day’ organised by a group of Bolton teenagers. The event, led by youth charity Xplode will be heldContinue reading Young People to host book gifting day to tackle child literacy divide

Xplode Magazine Bags £1,000 from Tesco’s Community Grant Scheme

Local youth charity, Xplode Magazine has bagged £1,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £52Continue reading Xplode Magazine Bags £1,000 from Tesco’s Community Grant Scheme

Enabling Young People to Thrive with their Mental Health

Xplode Magazine is launching a project to change the conversation around mental health within young people. Young Boltonian’s have designed a project with aims to improve public attitudes towards people with mental health problems, share mental health stories and reduce discrimination, all whilst giving young people the opportunity to develop their skills and employability prospects.Continue reading Enabling Young People to Thrive with their Mental Health

Xplode Magazine appointed as Official Media Partner at UK’s only Youth Combined Authority

Agenda-setting young people from the first Youth Combined Authority in the country have taken their seat at the decision-making top table alongside Greater Manchester leaders. 40 young people, representing 20 youth groups made history when they met for the first time, setting out their ambitions for a Greater Manchester Curriculum for Life, as well asContinue reading Xplode Magazine appointed as Official Media Partner at UK’s only Youth Combined Authority