Category: News

A new name – World Youth Clubs

We have some exciting news to share that marks a significant milestone for our organization. With the unanimous approval of our Board of Directors, we are amending our name to World Youth Clubs (WYC). When our organization was established in 2019, we chose the name, “World Federation of Youth Clubs” to underscore our legal structure as…
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Drop in at the House

NABGC TRUSTEES HOST INFORMATION EVENT AT PARLIAMENT On Tuesday 23rd March the NABGC Trustees hosted a drop in event at the Houses of Parliament. The event was kindly hosted by Tim Farron MP, who was also promoting a bill that he was putting to the House aimed at ensuring children and young people have more access…
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NABGC Teams Together 7th May

Thanks to everyone who joined our April Teams Together call. We hope that you can all grab a coffee, sit down and join us for our May call when we will be providing you with a couple of opportunities to raise funds for your organisations and / or club. We will have two or three…
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NABGC Teams Together – DCMS Update

Our next NABGC Teams Together call will take place on Tuesday 9th April at 2pm when we will welcome Kirby Swales from government’s youth team within the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. We will be provided with an update of the work of the DCMS, what has been happening across government with regards…
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Our newest Ambassador

We are pleased to introduce our newest #startsomewhere Ambassador Former member of West End Boys & Girls Club Charlie McNeill is now a professional #footballer for Manchester United & currently on loan to Stevenage FC. In the clip below he talks about the value of a Boys & Girls Club to local people.


Congratulations to all those taking part in our Essex & National Cross Country Championships & Boxing Club Challenge on Saturday 3rd February 2024. Kindly organised by Essex Boys and Girls Club at Layer Marney Outdoor Centre. NAME CLUB TEAM U11 BOYS 1ST William Mclean Durham  1ST Durham  2ND Charlie Wilson Durham  2ND 3RD Miguel Gonzalez…
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In Memory – Ray Tapken

It is with heavy hearts that we announce Ray Tapken passed away on the 22nd January at the age of 82. As Director of Berkshire Association of Boys and Girls Clubs, now Berkshire Youth, from 1973 to 1999 Ray was a great supporter of the network of voluntary and part-time youth clubs across the county of…
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What’s ahead for NABGC in 2024?

Upcoming Activities We have a full programme of events coming up in 2024 and you can now find the following joining instructions on our website: Keep an eye on your inbox and on our website as details of more events and activities become available. Upcoming Teams Together Meetings We are also developing a great programme…
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NABGC Teams Together

On Tuesday 6th February 2024, we will be hosting our next NABGC Teams Together meeting starting at 2.30pm. We are pleased to welcome our friend and CEO of the World Federation of Youth Clubs, Kirk Dominick. Kirk will be expanding on his Donor Lifecycle workshop from our conference in October. Building a sustainable base of…
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VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

DCMS have launched a £25.5m VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme to help voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England improve their energy efficiency. It is part of the package of over £100 million of support announced by the Government at the Spring Budget to help frontline delivery organisations with the increased cost of living.…
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