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CEO CookOff 2017

YLF’s CEO, Stephen Gray, and some of the YLF staff were kindly invited by Global Make Some Noise to the first UK held CEO CookOff event.   The evening was held … Continue reading

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Clive Emson Receives Kent Invicta Award!

YLF’s Founding Chairman and current President, Clive Emson, was presented with the prestigious Kent Invicta Award at Kent County Council (KCC) Full Council Meeting on 16th March 2017. KCC Chairman, … Continue reading



At the weekend, a group of young people headed to the Ashford Bowling Centre for a couple of games and some lunch.    Some of the young people had been ten … Continue reading


Half Term Adventures!!

During the February half term over 30 young people enjoyed a variety of trips: Chislehurst Caves, Ice Skating and Climbing! Chislehurst Caves The week started off with an amazing trip … Continue reading


Police Takeover Day!!

The Children in Care Council (CiCC) took over Kent Police for a day to fulfil the existing roles of current police officers, sergeants, detectives and managers to find out what … Continue reading


Results Are In!

EXCITING NEWS…CHRISTMAS SNOWMAN BAUBLE CAMPAIGN RESULTS! As you all know from our latest news, we organised a Christmas Snowman Bauble campaign which ran throughout the Christmas period, from November into early January. We … Continue reading


YLF Become An Approved Provider…

…AGAIN! YLF is delighted to be able to share the really positive news that we have achieved the ‘NCVO Mentoring and Befriending Approved Provider Standard’ – true recognition of the … Continue reading


Flight of Dreams!!

17 lucky young people joined YLF for ‘The Flight of Dreams’, boarding a Thomas Cook aeroplane and searching the skies for Santa Claus! Our rather excited group arrived at Stansted … Continue reading


YLF Christmas Spirit!

We are all certainly in the Christmas spirit here at YLF and are enjoying lots of seasonal festivities… Flight of Dreams YLF young people embarked on an amazing experience that only a … Continue reading