photos: Busy week for Highbridge Dreamscheme youngsters
of members of Highbridge's Dreamscheme group have had a busy half-term
week over the past few days.
young people, three of whom were new starters, have been earning
points by applying for funding for the organisation and also creating
a new code of conduct for both themselves and the adult volunteers.
group were also visited by Burnham-On-Sea Lions Club, who handed
over a £500 cheque following a presentation made by PCSO
Claire Chambers and Chairman Jason Adams at one of their meetings
earlier in the year.
PCSO Claire Chambers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We now have
over 100 young people involved in the scheme, which is amazing
considering it has only been running for a year."
these twelve months, the young people have collectively earned
13,348 points which means they have put over 1,300 hours of community
work into Highbridge - a fantastic achievement for both the young
people and the organisers of the scheme."
are thrilled to have support from the Burnham Lions and would
like to send our thanks for their kind donation - we are looking
forward to working with them in the future."
As a reward for all their hard work, the youngsters were taken
to Hollywood Bowl on Thursday (February 18th) where they were
treated to a bowling party.
Bowl were brilliant and made the day very enjoyable. Prizes were
donated for the two top scorers which was a lovely treat to end
the trip," added Claire.
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