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Charltons Youth Club is ‘safe and welcoming’

The Charltons Youth Club in Charlton Adam has received Somerset County Council’s  ‘Safe and Welcoming’ Award in recognition for its safe practices and popular appeal to young people. A number of volunteers support this thriving club, which enables young people in the Charlton Mackrell and Charlton Adam communities to meet socially and enjoy a range […]

Grant boost for Somerset youth clubs

Somerset County Council has granted over £72,000 to 22 youth clubs across the County to help run popular activities. The grants from the County Council are being matched by over £151,000 in locally raised funding and hundreds of hours in volunteers’ time – all for the benefit of Somerset’s young people. Cllr Frances Nicholson, Cabinet […]

Henstridge Youth Club is ‘Safe and Welcoming’

  Henstridge Youth Club in South Somerset has become the 32nd club in Somerset to achieve the County Council’s ‘Safe and Welcoming’ Award. The ‘Safe and Welcoming’ benchmark scheme accredits the club’s safe practice and appeal to young people. For a club to achieve the award, it must pull together a portfolio of evidence including […]

Grant boost for Somerset youth clubs

Eleven Somerset youth clubs have shared nearly £30,000 in grants from Somerset County Council to help run popular sessions. The grants will support projects across the county. The grants from the County Council are being matched by nearly £19,000 in locally-raised funding and hundreds of hours of volunteers’ time – all for the benefit of […]

£35,000 boost for youth clubs in Somerset

Over a dozen Somerset youth clubs have been boosted with grant funding from Somerset County Council. 14 youth clubs from across the County will receive a share of £35,000 to help run popular sessions for young people. The County Council grants are matched by over £81,000 in locally raised funding and hundreds of hours in […]

Youth clubs win share of £300

Three Somerset Youth Groups have each won £100 to spend on activities, equipment or day trips for their club. Somerset County Council’s Youth and Community Service recently ran a photo competition for all Youth Clubs across the county. All clubs were asked to send in a photo they felt represented how great it is to […]