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Inspire features share stories about local youth taking action to make a difference in our community.

Peterborough charity fundraising to help child victims of crime

Peterborough charity fundraising to help child victims of crime

A Peterborough charity has five days to raise £15,000 - and if it does so the funding will be doubled to £30,000.
Teen squash star says modern facilities are 'key to keeping youngsters engaged'

Teen squash star says modern facilities are 'key to keeping youngsters engaged'

“It's important to find what you are interested in and see what makes you happy "- that's the message from 15-year-old upcoming squash player, Callum McGurk.
'Boys can wear pink': Arthur, six, enjoying ballet classes in his hoodie

'Boys can wear pink': Arthur, six, enjoying ballet classes in his hoodie

"You can wear any colour you want’’ - that’s the message from six-year-old Arthur Smith, who was teased for wearing pink and attending a dance class. 
Appeal gives huge thanks to 50 volunteers for making 2,000 scrub sets

Appeal gives huge thanks to 50 volunteers for making 2,000 scrub sets

Having made thousands of sets of scrubs, masks and care packages throughout the pandemic, the team at the Care4CareHomes Appeal has thanked its supporters, donators and volunteers as it winds down its Covid-themed efforts.
Litter Picking around Peterborough on a kayak? Why not!

Litter Picking around Peterborough on a kayak? Why not!

Litter picking around Peterborough on a kayak? That's something you don't see often.
Chef Cathy donating to India to support Covid-19 crisis

Chef Cathy donating to India to support Covid-19 crisis

A former teacher from Peterborough is fundraising to help support people "on the ground battling the Covid crisis in India". 
97k for the 97%: Elisha's inspirational run for victims of sexual assault

97k for the 97%: Elisha's inspirational run for victims of sexual assault

Elisha Jones, 20, is raising money for the Rape Crisis England & Wales after a survey revealed that 97% of women asked aged between 18-24 have been sexually assaulted in the UK.
100-mile challenge: Six nurses walk length of river for Nene Park Trust

100-mile challenge: Six nurses walk length of river for Nene Park Trust

Six nurses from Peterborough District Hospital have raised £600 for Nene Park Trust by walking 100 miles each in one month. 
How 9 young gymnasts are cutting off their lockdown locks for charity

How 9 young gymnasts are cutting off their lockdown locks for charity

Nine 'Spiral Princesses’ from Peterborough are donating their 'lockdown locks' for an incredible cause. 
Kate and Esther's £4.5k charity bid inspired by friend's child

Kate and Esther's £4.5k charity bid inspired by friend's child

Kate Peach, 40, and Esther Readshaw, 37, have raised more than £4,500 for Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre after their close friend's four-year-old was diagnosed with a Grade 3 brain tumour.