Child bereavement charity gives advice on speaking to children about the events in Manchester
The Truth About Plymouth Teenagers
A generation is being stigmatised as promiscuous, unhealthy and violent. But are we being unfair, giving teenagers a hard time for no real reason?
What's the difference between the mods and rockers in the 60's, the 70's child kicking a football against a garage door. Or in the 80's BMX and skateboarders using walls and steps to perfect their tricks.
It's claimed that more than 1.5 million Britons had considered moving home because of young people "hanging around" their neighbourhood.
So what's the truth?
Heart asked five students who go to City College Plymouth their opinions on a range of subjects.
19-year old Jody, 17-year old James, 17-year old Sean, 16-year old Daniel and 17-year old Luke.
We sat them round-a-table and asked them questions on certain topics and it was a real eye-opener, some of the headlines include:
- 4 out of 5 want to leave Plymouth because of a lack of jobs and prospects.
- To get on the road it costs £1,500 for car insurance (3rd party fire and theft).
- The cost of public transport is rising and becoming prohibitive to get to college.
- The minimum wage means they can't get part-time jobs.
Heart can reveal the truth about what it's like to be a teenager in 2011: SCROLL DOWN
For more information on courses at City College Plymouth Go HERE: http://www.cityplym.ac.uk/home
He’ll serve at least 19 years
The Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall police is backing a campaign to honour fallen officers
He did it! 101 year old Verdun Hayes becomes World's oldest skydiver
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.