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.
WITH the Wednesday, 5 p.m. Football sessions with Burnley FC in the Community going from strength to strength, at the King George V Playing Field MUGA on Skipton Road, the CYAG management team has announced two further outdoor, hour long activity sessions. Also every Wednesday, from 5th May, at 5 p.m. during the growing season, […]