Youngsters get grants from High Sheriff

Hadston House Youth and Community Projects - �750
Names: Samuel McFee and Aarron Stephens
Hadston House Youth and Community Centre serves an extremely isolated village where there is little opportunity for young people to access evening entertainment and sports.  The young people rely on the youth clubs activities and respect their club, which is demonstrated by the high attendances and their involvement in organising activities.

Hadston House Youth and Community Projects - �750 Names: Samuel McFee and Aarron Stephens Hadston House Youth and Community Centre serves an extremely isolated village where there is little opportunity for young people to access evening entertainment and sports. The young people rely on the youth clubs activities and respect their club, which is demonstrated by the high attendances and their involvement in organising activities.

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Groups which support young people across Northumberland have been given grants to help their services continue.

High Sheriff Peter Loyd is coming to the end of his shrieval year and has given £38,500 in 51 awards to young community groups.

1st Seahouses Girls Brigade - �500                                          
Names: Laura Rogerson & Lisa Wilson
The group meets once a week regularly throughout the year at Seahouses Methodist Church. The High Sheriff award was given to acknowledge the girls rise in confidence through engaging with others, and learning new skills. The award purchased purchase polo shirts and sweatshirts for special events.

1st Seahouses Girls Brigade - �500 Names: Laura Rogerson & Lisa Wilson The group meets once a week regularly throughout the year at Seahouses Methodist Church. The High Sheriff award was given to acknowledge the girls rise in confidence through engaging with others, and learning new skills. The award purchased purchase polo shirts and sweatshirts for special events.

And to celebrate the fantastic work of local community and voluntary groups supporting children and young people, a presentation ceremony was held at Alnwick Castle.

Over 200 adults and young people enjoyed the ceremony at which Northumberland explorer Conrad Dickinson delivered an address inspiring youngsters with tales of his recent Arctic exploration.

Peter Loyd said: “We have had a marvellous night at Alnwick Castle and I’d like to thank all the young people for their hard work during my shrieval year.

“The fund supports young people in recognition of their good work in the community, and I would like to thank everybody who donated to the fund in 2013-14.

1st Whittingham Scout Group - �500
Names: Daniel Lyst & Haylie Carter

Whittingham Scout Group is situated to the west of Alnwick and runs traditional scouting programmes for five sections which includes Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, seniors and Rovers. The High Sheriff award was presented for the development of good citizenship within the Scout Group and the award contributed towards equipment for science experiments and explorations.

1st Whittingham Scout Group - �500 Names: Daniel Lyst & Haylie Carter Whittingham Scout Group is situated to the west of Alnwick and runs traditional scouting programmes for five sections which includes Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, seniors and Rovers. The High Sheriff award was presented for the development of good citizenship within the Scout Group and the award contributed towards equipment for science experiments and explorations.

“I am proud that the young people of Northumberland make our county such a great place to live.”

In north Northumberland, a number of groups received a cash grant.

Hadston House Youth and Community Group was given £750, while 1st Whittingham Scouts and 1st Seahouses Girls Brigade were given £500 each.

Amble Youth Project received £850 and Alnwick’s Gallery Youth Project took £750.

And Alnwick Community Centre Young People’s Group – Skatepark Group was given £750.

The Calvert Trust Kielder was also given a grant of £950 and Northumbria Army Cadet Force was given £500.

 

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