Category: YOUTH

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 […]

Bridgwater Town Council launches Youth Forum

On Thursday 17th September, Town Councillor Diogo Rodrigues, chaired the first meeting of the Bridgwater Town Council Youth Forum which brought together young people and youth service providers under one roof to focus on youth provision in Bridgwater. The full minutes of the meeting an be found here Diogo said “The first youth forum was […]