A network for young people’s organisations, SPARK supports, connects and celebrates voluntary and community groups who are improving the lives of children and young people aged 0–19 in East Sussex.

We are a charity with a membership of more than 200 groups ranging from uniformed organisations to local youth clubs. We are free to join and give advice on both setting up and running your group so that you can do what you do best – focus on working with young people.

Our regular e-bulletin will keep you up to date:


Latest News

SPARK Young Drivers Survey – the results

Many thanks to those of you who supported our surveys for young people and parents, which looked at young people's experiences of road safety in East Sussex, as both passengers and drivers. The anonymous surveys were completed by 107 young people and 84 parents/carers, and revealed speeding to be the greatest road safety concern.

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Members' News

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Introducing new member Bowles Outdoor Centre

For the last 50 years Bowles has been delivering outdoor experiences to young people. They deliver outdoor activities and residential courses to schools, disability groups, youth groups and young carers groups. Their programmes provide amazing developmental opportunities and powerful learning experiences where young people gain new skills, insights and ‘love for life’ in stimulating environments.

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