The Youth Forum meeting took places recently, download the full meeting minutes HERE.
Body Positive – Carys Jones.
Body Positive are a charity, commissioned by both CEBC and Cheshire West and Chester to provide sexual health, sexuality and gender diversity service to the community. Their services include Testing, Counselling, Education, working with Social Groups, One to One and Peer Support.
The have an outreach service consisting of 3 members and work closely with Colleges and Schools.
Carys to contact both CHS and EBA with a view to delivering some support to the schools, also interested in attending the Congleton Family Fun Day. MS send her details.
MS had circulated information on Safety Central. This purpose built facility at Lymm Cheshire is an interactive life skills centre with 5differnt zones that help young people learn to be safe in the real world.
Avoid Cyber crime
Know what dangers to look for
Get to know apps
Protect themselves from predators
Be safe in different surroundings.
This make a good trip for schools and can be tailored to the age group on the day.
Contact on www.safetycentral.org.uk
Note CHS have arranged a trip already Spring 2019, booked up for this year.
Family Fun Fest -10th April Congleton Leisure Centre.
The event offers tasters across a wide range of sports. Included in the day is a Bouncy Castle, Fire Engine, Police Car with crash sim, food stall, dance activities Teen Gym etc etc. Free to all.
MS circulate poster, CHS put on big screen in the hall.
Amie to put out on social media, Glen advertise around Bromley Farm
Amie contact Usman at Plus Dane.
Currently the school is raising money for an outdoor shelter in the Quad area. The £20K project is designed to ease pressure at break time/ lunchtime, function as an Outdoor Classroom and some planned community activity. Building would ideally start over the summer with the facility being open for the start of the next school year.
Once built is it hoped to start a Sustainability Group with students running charity Tuesdays and uniform Recycling.
Mark advised the group of the first Connected Communities project meeting at The Old Saw Mill, Wed 28th March, 3pm. 4 Connected Community Centres are being developed in and around Congleton although some outreach activity could well be available