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Press Releases

This area is for members of the media looking for news about Fixers.

 

We have an enormous resource of stories about young people doing amazing things from all around the UK.  We can supply Fixers to talk articulately about a huge range of issues affecting young people – from tough subjects like abuse, drugs and crime, to things that are relevant to all of us such as the environment, healthy living and employment.

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Southampton man makes powerful film warning of online predators pretending to be gamers.  section

Southampton man makes powerful film warning of online predators pretending to be gamers.

A gaming enthusiast from Southampton is encouraging youngsters to beware of sexual predators when playing online.

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Teenager who grew up in care shows that you can make a success of your life regardless of where you come from.  section

Teenager who grew up in care shows that you can make a success of your life regardless of where you come from.

Tolu is showing that anyone can make a success of their lives with hard work.

Date:    Download PDF

Monmouth student, who has battled with anxiety since she was 11, is helping others combat stress at school by creating a self-help booklet.  section

Monmouth student, who has battled with anxiety since she was 11, is helping others combat stress at school by creating a self-help booklet.

Breaghanna McMahon is helping young people to better deal with school stress.

Date: 14th Feb 2018    Download PDF

A teenager from Stockton-On-Tees, who has a rare condition which can cause paralysis every time he has a headache, produces a powerful poster campaign, which shines a light on invisible illnesses. section

A teenager from Stockton-On-Tees, who has a rare condition which can cause paralysis every time he has a headache, produces a powerful poster campaign, which shines a light on invisible illnesses.

Thomas Bell wants people to be more understanding of those with invisible illnesses.

Date: 30th Jan 2018    Download PDF

 Young North Lanarkshire man wants people to understand invisible illnesses section

Young North Lanarkshire man wants people to understand invisible illnesses

A young North Lanarkshire man is speaking out about a rare genetic condition that causes him significant pain on a daily basis.

Date: 23rd Jan 2018    Download PDF

Hertfordshire student, who was the victim of credit card fraud, is warning young people about student scams offering easy money.  section

Hertfordshire student, who was the victim of credit card fraud, is warning young people about student scams offering easy money.

A university student is warning youngsters to steer clear of student scams, which offer people attractive incentives, but actually leave individuals with heavy financial consequences.

Date: 17th Jan 2018    Download PDF

Southport teen who struggled with depression makes a powerful film encouraging people to take mental health seriously.  section

Southport teen who struggled with depression makes a powerful film encouraging people to take mental health seriously.

A young man from Southport, who has battled depression and anxiety, is showing that mental health is just as important as physical health.

Date: 17th Jan 2018    Download PDF

Gravesend woman creates booklet encouraging people to talk about their mental health section

Gravesend woman creates booklet encouraging people to talk about their mental health

Kate Dickins and her team are sharing the conversations that helped them cope

Date: 15th Jan 2018    Download PDF

A Milton Keynes teenager, who is tired of people seeing young carers in a negative light, creates a film to show how rewarding it can be.  section

A Milton Keynes teenager, who is tired of people seeing young carers in a negative light, creates a film to show how rewarding it can be.

Tired of the negative stereotypes associated with being a young carer, Heidi Grogan, 18, is showing how looking after a loved one can be a positive experience.

Date: 22nd Dec 2017    Download PDF

Orkney teenager makes a powerful film showing what life can be like as a young carer.  section

Orkney teenager makes a powerful film showing what life can be like as a young carer.

Julie Sivier is educating people about the role of young carers.

Date: 21st Dec 2017    Download PDF

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