Category: YOUTH

Town Council Has New Portfolio Holder for Youth

 At the last Bridgwater Town Council meeting  Cllr Julie Cordiner (Labour, Bridgwater Victoria) was elected to be the new Portfolio Holder for Youth and immediatly agreed to re-launch the Youth Council with a meeting at the Town Hall on Friday 6th December at 4.30 pm. She said “We are asking the 4 secondary schools – […]

Town Council Youth Grants Available

Bridgwater Town Council has allocated a budget of £10,000 per year for ‘Youth Grants’ and is now calling on Groups within the town to apply for a share of this year’s allocation. Cllr Brian Smedley, Town Council Leader, said “The aim of the Youth Grant is to highlight youth provision in the town of Bridgwater, […]

Mayor intervenes in ‘Anti-Social Youth’ row

Anti-Social Behaviour is once again a hot topic on Bridgwater’s social media with young people once more having the finger pointed generally in their direction. At tonight’s Bridgwater Town Council meeting the subject will be raised with the police. Ahead of this, Bridgwater’s young Mayor Cllr Diogo Rodrigues , intervened in the debate with his […]

Town Council Launches Youth Budget

In this years finance budget Bridgwater Town Council ring-fenced £7,000 for youth spending. Cllr Diogo Rodrigues (Dunwear North), as lead member for youth, started a consultation with youth organisations, youth leaders and young people to get a better understanding of the youth provision in the town. At tonight’s Town Council meeting the BTC Youth Grant […]