David Cameron is the new chairman of the National Citizen Service (NCS).
The NCS was set up by Mr Cameron in 2012. The service provides outdoor activities for 15 to 17-year-olds. The teenagers also work in the community.
The former Witney MP said the NCS was one of his proudest achievements during his six years as prime minister, and pledged to make non-military national service a "rite of passage" for every British teenager.
Mr Cameron said the NCS is "building bridges across social divides", and is an example of the "Big Society" in action.
"From the pilot projects that I began as leader of the opposition, to the full-scale programme that we have today, more than 275,000 people have taken part in what has become the fastest-growing youth movement of its kind in the world."
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It was Theresa May's big day at the Tory conference in Birmingham. Our political correspondent Phil Hornby has been talking to her. But first, his thoughts on Diane James' resignation as leader of Ukip...
The UKIP leader, Diane James, has quit just 18 days since being elected.
The MEP for south east England cited "personal and professional" reasons for her decision. The party is to hold an emergency meeting to begin the process of finding her replacement.
More to follow.
Prime Minister Theresa May, MP for Maidenhead, was interviewed by our Political Correspondent, Phil Hornby.
Phil asked her about the disruption on Southern rail services. night flights at Heathrow, the grammar school system and Brexit. And the Prime Minister still knocks on doors in her constituency...
A year ago they were two teenage boys from Damascus - often too scared of the bombings and gunfire to go to school or even take their exams.
But now Sulaiman Wihba and Elias Badin have begun a new life at a public school in Sussex, trying to put the horror of their childhoods behind them.
They are thought to be the first Syrian refugees to be offered such a scholarship, but their teachers say we have a duty to do more - comparing their plight to that of children caught up in the conflicts of World War Two.
Andy Dickenson has been to meet them and also speaks to Steve Marshall-Taylor of Brighton College.
The MP for Hastings and Rye took centre stage at the Tory conference today. Amber Rudd is the Home Secretary, in charge of the government's policy of getting immigration down.
Also on the agenda today: Theresa May's controversial plans for more grammar schools. From Birmingham, Phil Hornby reports.
Tomorrow marks 100 days since Britain voted to leave the European Union. There's no doubt June the 23rd's decision was one of the biggest political shake-ups in history. In the South, almost 53 percent of people, more than 1 point 3 million, voted to leave. Gosport had the strongest 'leave' vote with 64 percent of people wanting OUT of the EU. Only 7 areas in the South voted to remain, including Hart, Brighton and Hove and Winchester. So how does the South feel about the EU result 100 days on? Here's Juliette Fletcher.
Delayed ambulances and not answering 999 calls quick enough - just two of the reasons a scandal-hit ambulance trust has been put into special measures.
A damning report into the South East Coast Ambulance Service (Secamb) - which covers Sussex, Surrey and North-East Hampshire - also found other serious concerns, including:
- Response times not meeting national targets.
- Patients giving up on calls for help, especially on weekends.
- Not enough staff, impacting on performance and fatigue.
- A culture of harassment and bullying of staff.
So what now for the troubled trust?
Andy Dickenson speaks to Ben Williams, Geraint Davies, acting chief executive of Secamb, Alan Thorne of the Care Quality Commission, David Liley of Healthwatch, and Nigel Sweet from Unison.