Advice from others: Your experiences and identity

Advice from others: Your experiences and identity

Your identity Knowing who you are and being confident in yourself can sometimes be harder for people living in care, because of all the extra things you may be thinking about. People tell us that they worry about things like being safe and secure, who to trust and...
Advice from others: You are not alone

Advice from others: You are not alone

“You are not alone, other people have experienced the same feelings and help is out there.” Show Me That I Matter is the name of York’s Children in Care Council; we are a group of young people who all have experience of being in care in York. We wanted to help others...
8 tips to help you nail an interview

8 tips to help you nail an interview

Whether it’s your first or fifteenth interview, there are some tried and tested tips that you should remember each and every time. Below are some of our favourites. 1. Be prepared Take time to research the company you are going to meet and what they do, as well as...
Quick and delicious budget recipes: Broad bean salad

Quick and delicious budget recipes: Broad bean salad

Eat well for less with our regular series of quick, delicious and wallet-friendly recipes by campaigner, columnist and award-winning food writer Jack Monroe. Broad beans can be bought frozen for around £1.50 for a 750g bag – much cheaper than their fresh counterparts,...