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WFYouth Facebook Page

Have you visited our Facebook page lately?? If not, why not?  Have a look now and “Like” our page – see what’s happening for young people around the district, photos, competitions and much, much more.  

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Be Aware! Giant Hog Weed

There have been a number of incidents recently where children have been hospitalized with severe burns to the skin after coming in contact with the sap of Giant Hog Weed (see picture). The plant is very distinctive as it’s very tall and can usually be found near river/canal banks. This plant has been spotted on the banks around […]

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Splish, Splash! Are you interested in watersports?

Pugneys Watersports Centre are running courses throughout the summer for young people. If you have always wanted to try kayaking or windsurfing – now’s your chance! Look here for more info – Summer Courses @ Pugneys or visit their website –    

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Funding Available NOW!

The Wakefield Youth Work Team are committed to making sure that a broad range of activities are available for young people within the Wakefield district to support their social development. We recognise the contribution that VCS partners make to the youth offer of positive activities, but like all providers of youth activity we are aware […]

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Funding for Voluntary Community Organisations

The Wakefield Youth Work Team will shortly be releasing funding for local voluntary community organisations to apply for. This funding will be used to provide positive activities for young people in the district. Applications will be available from Monday 6 July with a closing date of 11 September. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS COMING […]

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