• 17 Sep 2012

    C4 Class of 2012: The 'one million' challenge

    It is painful even to write it – one million young people unemployed. Jon Snow blogs on the battle to address and retrieve what some have casually tagged the ‘lost generation’.

  • 1 Jul 2010

    Send in the architects!

    At the climax of London Architecture Week, Jon Snow blogs on the award-winning redesign of New Horizon, a youth centre in King’s Cross, London.

  • 17 Nov 2009

    Belle de Jour meets New Horizon

    After the outing of call girl Belle de Jour, Jon Snow blogs to put the other side of the coin, drawing attention to those people who have no cjoice in the matter and who work at the exploited, grubby end of prostitution.

  • 29 May 2009

    Dinky toys, from Winchester Cathedral to Camden

    The item on the rarest Dinky toy in the world on last night’s Channel 4 News gave me a pang of nostalgia as I glimpsed my beloved Dinky car transporter (not the actual one, but the model) on the right of screen in Nick Glass’s report. When I was seven years old my mum and…

  • 6 Apr 2009

    New horizons for King's Cross youth centre

    I take a lunch break at the New Horizon Youth Centre – it’s a day centre for homeless teenagers in King’s Cross where I work as chair of the management council. Conveniently, it is only 10 minutes from where I work. We have two new workers who I have come to meet on the first…