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Update on Youth Council proposition

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 10:47 am.

WORK continues at Westbury Town Council to look into the possibility of setting up a Youth Council.

Following on from a meeting held on Tuesday 10th October, Deputy Mayor, cllr Ian Cunningham, who drew up the motion to consider a youth council said, “Not a huge amount has changed, we are looking into working with local youth groups in Westbury to get an idea on how to run the council. We are also looking for partners in assisting in the initiative”

Mayor of Westbury, cllr Gordon King, who put forward the initiative with deputy mayor Cllr Ian Cunningham, hopes to improve engagement with young people and look into what the town provides for them.

He said, “The establishment of a Youth Council is a long-held objective of the council and I am pleased that progress towards its establishment has begun during my mayoral year.”

Details are available on the town council’s website www.westburytowncouncil .gov.uk or from the town council office on 01373 822232 and on the council’s noticeboards around the town.

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