January 14, 2009
'dreamscheme' project helps Highbridge
youngsters improve town
in Highbridge aged between eight and sixteen are being encouraged
to take part in a new project to help improve the town.
first session of The Dreamscheme will be held this Saturday (January
17th) at 1pm when community-based work will be rewarded with points
that can be exchanged for free trips, sporting events and activities.
PCSO Claire Chambers, pictured below, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It is a fantastic scheme that enables young people to serve
their community by keeping busy and having fun, developing their
skills, hopes and achievements."
can learn how to work in teams and improve the cosmetics of an
estate, change attitudes and expectations of young people."
scheme, which is being launched with several partner agencies,
encourages youngsters to take responsibility for their community,
reward positive behaviour and break down the barriers between
youths and the older generation."
first session will be held at the Youth Club Building in Pearce
Drive, just off Morland Rd, at 1pm on January 17th when there
will also be free pizza and cola on offer to youngsters. For further
information, contact PCSO Chambers on 01823 363450.