Welcome to Colne Youth Action Group
The Genesis of CYAG
Covid 19 changed everything it seems. Residents and the Police reported an unprecedented rise in anti-social behaviour, not just in Colne, but in Trawden, Laneshaw Bridge and Foulridge too. Planters were turned over. Trees were uprooted. Play equipment was damaged. But why? Margaret Foxley and Sarah Cockburn-Price set out to find out. After speaking to Police, schools, businesses and councils they realised that something had to be done to create societal change locally, as the generations were in conflict. They also realised it couldn’t be a short-term fix. From this, CYAG was born. It was soon clear that lots of other people agreed with us and we are indebted to them for their support.
To advance in life and help young people living in Colne and the surrounding areas through:
- The provision of recreational and leisure time activities in the interest of social welfare, designed to improve their conditions of life.
- Providing support and activities which develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as mature and responsible individuals.
- Discouraging anti-social and criminal behaviour by showing young people the consequences and likely outcomes of such activities.
CYAG continues to roll out its roster of FREE activities, with the addition of football from this Friday (21st) at Fisher More at 5.45 p.m. (older and younger teens, divided into 10-13 and 13-16 groups). Sarah Cockburn- Price, chairman of trustees, said: “Our next new activity will be Boot Camp at Pendle Leisure Centre on […]