Giuseppe Zanotti Sole
Wiltshire youth clubs face the axe From This Is Wiltshire
The four options understood to be on the table are retain the youth work team with a significantly reduced budget; support the establishment of an employee led 'staff mutual'; outsource youth work or a community led model.
"We were getting no response for youth workers through Wiltshire Council so we advertised for the positions with signs in the village and we also have adult volunteers.
encouraging more of them to access activities Jimmy Choo Anouk Sale Uk
Meanwhile, Aldbourne Youth Council trustee Hazel Keen said there were alternatives to council funding. All of their three youth workers, employed last year, are paid through grants and fundraising.
"When young people don't have youth workers to help them with problems, these will only be exacerbated by not having intervention at an early stage.
people access council youth services, while many are actively engaged in community, voluntary and commercially provided activities.
A Wiltshire Council spokesman said: "A report, which considered current open access youth services and activities, was reviewed by council leaders on Tuesday (January 21).
"It's sad, but the reason why we have got money for important services like youth services is because we as a society have the wrong priorities. It's a false economy to cut welfare spending across the board, it's an illusion which doesn't have any benefit in real terms and it will come back to haunt us."
He said he had sympathy with the very dedicated youth workers, though he said Wiltshire had tried to hold these cuts off longer than in other counties.
Chippenham's youth centre The Bridge is already expected to close to make way for a retail development. It has not yet been announced where alternate services would be provided.
The community option is similar to one taken on sports centres under the old Wiltshire County Council, which led to a public outcry.
Malmesbury councillor Simon Killane said: "I was at Wiltshire Council's cabinet meeting last week but it was a closed meeting and we were sworn not to divulge anything. I would not support the closure of Malmesbury Youth Centre, which has had hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of facilities developed for it (in terms of Giuseppe Zanotti Sole the skatepark). As far as I am aware, there's no intention to close the youth centre in Malmesbury."
"Currently, a small percentage of Wiltshire's young
"There are Cheap Jimmy Choo Wedge Trainers
"The report included options for ensuring sustainable provision which reflects the modern lives and needs of young people while
within their local communities.
"We must focus on what young people in local communities need and want in the future, while retaining the support and provision for those who need it most.
"Council leaders agreed there will be a public consultation on all the options and these will be discussed with communities, particularly young people, from the
Mrs Keen said: "If youth workers are cut then there are ways round it as long as there are people in the area Giuseppe Zanotti Wedge Sandals
grants out there that can help and now through our charity shop and holiday let we are self sustainable and any wages are covered. Jane Scott came to visit Community Junction last week and she was impressed with the set up here."
who care about youth services.
Ed Deedigan, director of Kandu Arts, a Chippenham not for profit organisation which runs arts and sports projects for young people, said: "To form relationships with our young people is one of these very important provisions that people only notice when it's not there.
Giuseppe Zanotti Sole
Nike Shoes Green And Yellow