Funding boost for youth groups

Councillor Peter Turner with recipients of the Positive Activity Grants
Councillor Peter Turner with recipients of the Positive Activity Grants

Voluntary youth organisations across the region are celebrating after receiving grants during a ceremony hosted by the East Riding of Yorkshire youth and family support service.

Positive Activity Grants totalling £72,000 were awarded to successful youth organisations from across the county by the chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Cllr Peter Turner, during a ceremony at County Hall in Beverley.

Among the grant recipients were All Stars Plus Bridlington, who were awarded £1,000 to encourage and promote independence, healthy living and emotional well being of young people.