Young people lead The Big Society way

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David Cameron delivered his 'call to arms' speech yesterday at the Conservative Party conference where his Big Society vision took centre stage. But his rallying cry was greeted with silence and even Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has admitted it will be chaotic.

But it really doesnt have to be all doom and gloom. Our very own Junction49 project which inspires and supports young people to develop their own community projects, campaigns and events, is living proof that The Big Society can actually work. All they needed to bring their ideas to life was a little help from their fellow volunteers and some tips and guidance from us.

Since the project started in September 2007, nearly 8,000 young people across the country are registered, well over 1,000 community project ideas have been generated and a quarter of these ideas have been delivered.

Take a look at just some of the great things they've been up to:

Young people have been doing some incredible things in their local communities.

Should we all be taking a leaf out of their book if we are to help Mr Cameron's Big Society vision really happen?