Fixers: Voice of Young People

Stories from the group Fixers, the campaign that gives young people a voice

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Fixers: Life as a migrant

A young Lithuanian girl who moved to Devon, and hopes to one day to work in the health service, is asking local people to celebrate the contribution that hard-working migrants can make.

She's working with Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to highlight some of the great things they've brought to the county and the region.

Fixers: The realities of life as a farmer

While many farmers say they love the job, the industry has one of the highest suicide rates in the country.

One woman from Cornwall says she wants to raise awareness of the difficulties of the profession. So with the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - she's started a campaign to expose what she calls the 'realities' of life in the fields.

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Fixers: help to avoid jail

A young woman from Somerset is calling for help to keep her friends out of jail - because, she says, there is too little for them on the outside.

In our latest update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - she says that many young offenders would rather stay inside because they struggle to support themselves outside, and it's difficult to stay out of trouble:

FIXERS: Tackling youth unemployment in the south west

At more than 15%, youth unemployment in the South West is two and a half times the regional average of around 6%. Now a group of youngsters in Liskeard is trying to buck the trend.

They've enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to get access to business leaders. And they've come up with a novel way to get themselves noticed.

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