This website is currently under review and information may not be accurate. We are refreshing the overarching partnership priorities for children and young people in Lancashire and expect these to be published, supported by new governance arrangements, in autumn 2018.

Case Studies - Lancaster

Proud to be a Traveller

The library service in Lancaster, particularly Heysham Library, has carried out lots of positive work with the Traveller community...

6 June 2014

Northern Beat...

...a drama/performance competition open to all secondary schools in Lancaster, Wyre and Fylde that aim to tackle hard-hitting subject matters surrounding relationships, crime, substance misuse and the various impacts on young people. The performances are delivered from a young person's perspective, as the pupils' research and develop the compitition entry themselves.

6 June 2014

Baroness Newlove Alcohol Awareness Project

Funded by Baroness Newlove, the Alcohol Awareness Project is an interactive project working with schools, community groups and youth centres using a Harm Reduction approach to cultivate responsible attitudes to alcohol; tackling binge drinking, underage drinking, and the anti-social behaviour it promotes. The project includes: the alcohol awareness roadshow, peer mentor training, healthy lifestyle sessions, and various workshops.

5 July 2013

Spot Commissioning

The aim is to provide intervention at the earliest possible stage that will improve the lives of children, young people and their families. Ideally a CAF is used to identify needs which can be met by services or to identify a 'gap' that, if addressed, would have a positive impact on a family.

1 December 2012

Young Verifiers

The aim of Young Verifiers is to embed effective engagement with young people within NHS North Lancashire to promote their participation in the review of health services and settings in the Lancaster District, for example GP Practices and Substance Misuse Services.

23 May 2012

Dukes Theatre

DT3 is the Dukes Theatre youth venue based in Lancaster. It houses the Dukes Creative Learning Department and Lancashire County Council Young People's Service, providing a unique service for young people aged 5 to 30 years.

21 November 2011