News in youth commission

Creative competition to draw a line through the stigma of mental health

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is launching an art competition to raise awareness of and to understand perceptions of mental health.

08 May 2018

Young People Recognised For Campaigning Work

On Saturday, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission brought together young people, the Police and Crime Commissioner, Hampshire Constabulary and a wide range of stakeholders at their recognition conference in Winchester.  80 people attended to hear what they had achieved through campaigning on a range of issues.

28 March 2018

Youth Commission give young people a national voice on Relationships and Sex Education

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission has submitted findings of its consultation with over 3,300 young people across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton to Government in a bid to ensure pupils are getting the information they need to thrive in the increasingly complex and digital world.

19 March 2018

Commissioner visits Itchen College

Students at Itchen College heard from Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton as part of the college’s Parliament week.

15 November 2017

Conference to help keep young people safer in Fareham

Police and Crime Commissioner Michael Lane, Fareham Borough Council Leader Cllr Woodward, and the young people’s charity Y Services recently joined together to hold the first youth conference in Fareham since 2009.  The conference on Wednesday 11 October 2017 brought together over 40 young people and teachers from surrounding schools to focus on the issues […]

13 October 2017

Commissioner Opens Search for Young People to Influence Policing

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, is seeking volunteers aged between 14 and 25 years old to help give young people a voice on the crime and policing issues that matter to them most.

11 October 2017

What’s under a judge’s wig?

On Saturday 14 October, everyone is welcome to visit the law courts in Winchester, to go behind the scenes and find out what happens there.  With fun for all the family, you can visit the cells and see inside a prison van, watch a mock trial, and even try on a judge’s robes and wig!

10 October 2017

School pupils taught to slay cyber sea monsters and GoFISH

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission is piloting a Cyber Ambassador scheme in schools as part of its work to tackle concerns about staying safe online.

25 September 2017

Youth Commission recommends at annual conference

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, has welcomed his Youth Commission’s recommendations on how young people would like to see organisations work together to make improvements in the support, information, services and advice that is available for young people across four key areas.

26 March 2017

Youth Commission prioritise for 2017

Police and Crime Commissioner, Michael Lane, took part in the recent induction for the new members of his youth commission team.

25 March 2017

Police Apprentice winners present animation for World Safer Internet Day

Students from a school in Hampshire are spreading a message of support to help young people avoid nude pictures and their life-changing consequences.

06 February 2017

Youth commission inspiring winners at the British Youth Council Awards

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is pleased to see the hard work of his Youth Commission recognised with the award of “Inspiring” winner in the British Youth Council Awards.

22 December 2016

It’s all about cyber at Crofton

The Youth Commission’s cyber safety group held a workshop for 218 year eight students around internet safety this week.

14 December 2016

Having a Big Conversation with the Eastleigh Prince’s Trust

Youth Commission members visited the Eastleigh Prince’s Trust team this week to find out their views for the Big Conversation.

09 December 2016

Youth Commission smash target

Congratulations to members of the Youth Commission, who have already beaten their target of 1,700 responses to their ‘Big Conversation’, over three months ahead of the consultation closing. 

04 October 2016

NSPCC helps Youth Commission keep young people safe online

Free USB sticks containing NSPCC advice on how to stay safe online are to be given to first year university students.

14 September 2016

Youth Commission raises awareness of the dangers of ‘lethal highs’

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission will be raising awareness of the dangers of taking Psychoactive Substances (‘Legal Highs’) among festival goers as part of its Lethal Highs campaign.

11 August 2016

Youth Commission #GoFISHing on cyber safety

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission is launching a new cyber safety campaign encouraging young people to Go FISH

28 July 2016

Youth Commission – what’s your priority?

Each year, the members of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission talk to young people across the region to find out more about their issues with crime and policing.

12 July 2016

Commissioner welcomes law change to keep residents safe

Under the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) which came into force on 26 May it will be illegal to produce, supply, offer to supply, or import any psychoactive substance if it is likely to be used for its psychoactive effects, regardless of its potential for harm.

07 June 2016