3 days to christmas. . .

NEWS &VIEWS Tuesday 22nd December 2020 Just 3 days til Christmas. . . This Christmas time we reflect on the challenges and opportunities of 2020. A year like no other.  With restrictions on our daily lives still in place, but the promise of at least some limited family time ahead, we’re all trying to balance […]

Add some sparkle to our tree

NEWS &VIEWS Tuesday 15th December 2020 10 days to go. . . . 2020 has been a year like no other. Christmas is a time for celebrations and reflections.  Young people are struggling with their mental health and we are more determined than ever that every young person has someone to talk to when times […]

Debenhams Ottaway get festive

NEWS & VIEWS Friday 11th December 2020 Debenhams Ottaway’s get their festive fundraising underway St Albans law firm Debenhams Ottaway is running various Christmas fundraising activities for its staff throughout December to raise money for its chosen charity, Youth Talk. Keeping with tradition, staff will be taking part in the national Christmas Jumper Day on […]

Festive Streets take off for Youth Talk

NEWS & VIEWS Wednesday 9th December 2020 Festive Streets take off for Youth Talk #YouthTalkFestiveStreets Competition supported by PrivateFly  2020 has been a year like no other. We have partnered with Sustainable St Albans and need you to help us add some sparkle throughout the town.   Join us and decorate your window to help us raise vital funds in aid […]

Santa does the rounds

NEWS &VIEWS Monday 7th December 2020 Santa is ready to greet you! Youth Talk are excited to share that the Santa Float will be passing through the Townsend area of St Albans again this year.  COVID has caused many disruptions to community events, however, it is a long-standing tradition in St Albans, that the Round […]

Festive Jukebox

NEWS &VIEWS Wednesday 2nd December 2020 #FestiveFundraisingJukebox We are thrilled to share that local resident and Youth Talk volunteer, Richard Sved is running a very special Festive Fundraising Jukebox throughout December to bring you musical cheer – and funds for Youth Talk! This Christmas is like no other. The lockdown has eased, yet we are […]

Festive Streets

NEWS & VIEWS Tuesday 1st December 2020 Festive Streets. . . Since 2015, neighbours in a group of streets in central St Albans have come together at dusk during December through a Living Advent Calendar. The CWARA (Carlisle and Waverley Area Residents Association) is a very active group with a great history of social events. […]

Light up a light. . .

NEWS & VIEWS Friday 27th November 2020 The lights are on. . . The lights on the Youth Talk Christmas tree are beginning to be switched on – thank you to those people who have started to get the electricity flowing in order to light up our  tree. Every light that is lit will be […]

Off to a flying start. . .

Off to a flying start. . . No need for Santa and his sleigh this year as we are delighted to announce a new corporate partner has now officially joined the supporter ranks of Youth Talk – a HUGE hello and thank you to all the team at PrivateFly. PrivateFly is a private jet travel […]

Step into Christmas. . .

Welcome to our Festive Fundraiser Christmas is coming – and we are super excited to launch our 2020 Festive Fundraiser. The Youth Talk Elves have been working their socks off to bring you a number of festive and fun ways to get involved this Christmas – and boy do we need a bit of festive […]