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  1. Applying to be a youth councillor?

    Can I be a youth councillor? To be a youth councillor, you need to be: aged 13-17 by Tuesday 1 November 2022 to stand for election either live or go to school in Islington, or looked after by a foster carer for Islington Council committed…
  2. Employer’s and safety at work

    Employer’s have a responsibility to look after the people that work for them ... ... and the people who visit their company There are things employers must do if their employees are using computers, working in a noisy place, lifting things, using chemicals or other…
  3. Aged 16 or younger and want to work

    There are laws about young people working These cover at what age you can do certain kinds of work, how many hours you can work and when you can begin working full-time. You may need a permit to work. If your employer lets you work…
  4. Work experience and health and safety

    Going on work experience should be a safe, interesting experience But wherever you go on placement there are dangers, things left on the floor in an office, hot pans in a restaurant kitchen, machinery in a factory. You should be told about safety on your first…
  5. Reporting online abuse

    If someone has said things to you on your phone, a website or chatroom you don’t like ... ... you should tell someone you trust If you can’t think of anyone, you can look at the Related services and External links section for further information.
  6. Terrorism and violent extremists

    Terrorism is rare, however people become terrorists for all kinds of reasons  Some of the reasons for people becoming a terrorist include believing their way of life or the things they believe in are under threat, or feeling isolated or insecure. If you are worried…
  7. Going out

    Most people like to go out to a club, a restaurant, a show or sporting event. A little planning before you go will mean you all have a great time without spending too much money, getting separated or drinking too much. It is great fun…
  8. Why people bully and are bullied

    People bully others for all kinds of reasons They may be being bullied themselves and so they think bullying someone else will help them feel better. They may be being encouraged to bully you by ‘friends’ and are afraid of being left out if they…
  9. Feeling unsafe in your own home?

    Feel threatened or unsafe in your own home? This may sometimes be because of domestic violence or abuse. You can get help and advice, look at the Related services and External links sections for more information.
  10. Road and transport safety

    Bikes and cars are great for getting about but they can be dangerous if you don’t know how to use them properly. Make sure you get proper training and you think about cycling or driving safely.
  11. Safe Havens

    Safe havens are a practical way of helping everyone in Islington, including young people, to enjoy their community knowing that support is easily available if they need help. Public premises such as shops, cafes, pubs, libraries and other places of interest can register to be officially…
  12. Travelling safely

    Travelling in safety only needs a little planning Plan your journey by thinking about it a little before you set out. Check the times of the last bus, tube or train. Keep your valuables, like your purse, wallet or mobile out of site. Think about…
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