youngsters enjoy rewards after summer of work
a year of work, members of the Highbridge Dreamscheme have recently
been enjoying a variety of trips in reward for all their hard
the scheme launched in January, the work has ranged from litter
picking and learning first aid to delivering crime reduction cards
in our area.
young people were given three choices of trip as their reward
- Woodlands Adventure Park, Snowboarding at the Avon Ski Centre
or Horse Riding at Alstone Court in West Huntspill.
PCSO Claire Chambers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are thrilled
with how successful the Highbridge Dreamscheme has been since
January, with 95 young people signed up to the scheme and more
excitedly waiting until their eighth birthday so they can join!"
the generous amounts of funding we've been given, and the hard-working
adult volunteers who donate their time we wouldn't be able to
run the project, so those people really deserve the local community's
Gill Bawler added: "This scheme shows that the young people
of Highbridge are really starting to take pride in their community
and developing ideas and skills to help improve the neighbourhood."
is a scheme that Highbridge needs, the kids want and we are doing
together. When given the opportunity, young people can do wonderful
The Highbridge Dreamscheme leaders are always looking for more
volunteers as the scheme continues to grow and urge potential
helpers to get in touch on 01823 363450.
young people aged 8-16 taking part in community work in return
for points that can be used towards day trips and other activities.
If you are interested in joining, see the official