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The U Talk Service is not currently active. It is hoped to be resumed in the future.

If you would like to get in touch about an issue or something young people in Cambridgeshire need to know about - please email usor send us a message on our Facebook page.


Current surveys and consultations


Consultation on Banning the Sale of Energy Drinks to Children and Young People Under the Age of 16

Recent evidence shows that more than two thirds of UK children aged 10-17, and nearly a quarter of those aged 6-9, are energy drink consumers. The high content of Caffeine and sugar in these drinks can cause health problems.

The Department for Health and Social Care would like your views about banning the sale of these drinks to anyone under the age of 16.

You can complete the survey here:


Youth Voice Census 2018

The results are now available, key findings were:

Our society is failing young women:

  • At every stage of education, young women are getting less access to careers support than young men.
  • Young women are less likely to have work experience opportunities.
  • Young women are 20% less likely than young men to have ever received experiences like CV workshops and visits to university.
  • 75% of young women have never had the option of starting their own business discussed with them.
  • Only 38% of young women are confident that they know the skills employers are looking for, in comparison to 54% of young men.

Visit the Youth Employment website for more information - you can also download a copy of the full report from the Youth Employment website.


Wisbech Skate Park Consultation

Young people are being asked what they'd like to see in a new and improved skate park for Bath Road, Waterlees, to replace the old park removed last year due to safety concerns. Have your say in a new consultation on Wisbech Skate Park - and be in with a chance of winning a 50 Route One voucher to spend on skate and streetwear.

The skate park consultation runs until the end of February and will include local schools. At the end of the consultation, a winner for the 50 Route One voucher will be chosen from all participants at random.

To have your say, visit the online survey


Keep Your Head Survey

Keep Your Head are running a short survey on the best way to promote the www.keep-your-head.com website to young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

The site is all about mental health and keeping well. The answers you give will be used to guide how the website is promoted. Click here to complete the survey.


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