Archive | Summer


The Hut Consultation in Carlton Lanes

Thank you to everyone who stopped to speak to us today in Carlton Lanes. Your feedback about The Hut is appreciated and we will look to changing/developing the work and activities at the centre following your feedback. Keep a look on this website for details of activities running at The Hut and in the Wakefield […]

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Police Crime Commissioner – Bingo!

The Police Crime Commissioner, Mr Mark Burns-Williamson popped into the Agbrigg Junior Youth Club for a game of bingo. Mark wanted to see how the youth club was running and what the young people thought of it.  He was very impressed with the group and what they had been doing.  The group had received funding from […]

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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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UKYP Raise The Living Minimum Wage Meeting With Cllr Peter box

UKYP met with Cllr Peter Box on Raising the minimum living wage. An excellent meeting and an invitation to the young people to meet with Peter on a regular quarterly basis. The young people got a lot from this session and have gone away to know contact some of the major employers in the district. […]

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Anti Bullying Charter Mark Project UKYP

The UKYP are currently working on an antibullying project. This will be looking to work with local schools and Youth Centres to promote Anti bullying and for support to be available for young people who may be experiencing it. UKYP are hoping to launch this piece of work in mid March inviting schools and school […]

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UKYP Debating The Pro’s & Con’s to Raising the Minimum Living Wage

The UKYP had a debate on the Pro’s and Con’s to raising the Minimum Living Wage and came up with various arguments. They are prepearing to meet the Leader of the Council Cllr Peter Box next monday to take his view on this campaign. Good work UKYP keep it up

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