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Hamp ReCreation Youth Club achieves quality award

The Hamp ReCreation Youth Club in Bridgwater has achieved Somerset County Council’s ‘Safe and Welcoming’ award. ReCreation is a purpose built youth and community building on the Hamp estate in Bridgwater.  It is managed and run by Somerset Coast YMCA and offers a wide range of activities and opportunities. The centre’s current programme includes an […]

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Norton sub Hamdon Youth Club achieves quality award

The Norton sub Hamdon Youth Club has become the 31st club to achieve Somerset County Council’s ‘Safe and Welcoming’ award. The ‘Safe and Welcoming’ benchmark scheme accredits the club’s safe practice and appeal to young people. To achieve the award clubs have to build a portfolio of supporting witness statements, policies, health and safety practice […]

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The Zone Youth Club achieves quality award

The Zone Youth Club in Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge has become the 30th club to achieve Somerset County Council’s ‘Safe and Welcoming’ award. The ‘Safe and Welcoming’ benchmark scheme accredits the club’s safe practice and appeal to young people. To achieve the award clubs have to build a portfolio of supporting witness statements, policies, health and […]

New Benchmark Scheme to help quality check Somerset’s youth clubs

Somerset’s youth clubs will need to meet new quality standards from this month. The County Council’s Somerset Youth and Community Service launched its ‘Benchmark Scheme’ last year, and from this month all clubs that receive funding from the service will need to have achieved level one of this scheme. The Benchmark Scheme is broken down […]