Activities for young people

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Luton Borough Council’s youth service is delivering a ‘pop-up cafe’ programme which gives young people the opportunity to take part in different activities throughout the summer.

They are running activities for two hours per day covering a range of workshops on gang awareness, anti-bullying, antisocial behaviour, drug and alcohol awareness, e-safety and appropriate awareness and multiculturalism.

They will also have the opportunity to play a variety of sports and activities including football, cricket, badminton and street art.

Councillor Mahmood Hussain said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for young people aged 8-18 years to take part in new and exciting activities that they may not normally do.

“The workshops are very informative and tackle those key issues currently affecting our young people in Luton.”

Pop-up cafes will be popping up throughout the town from 3pm till 5pm on the following dates;

Lewsey Farm, 17 and 24 August, from 1.30pm till 3.30pm.

Ashcroft Road Recreation Ground, 17 and 24 August.

Caul End Lane Open Space, 18 and 25 August.

Colwell Rise Open Space, 18 and 25 August.

Castle Croft Road Open Space, 19 and 26 August.

Freeman’s Green Open Space, 13, 20 and 27 August.

Parktown Community Centre, 13, 20 and 27 August.

Leagrave Park, 14, 21 and 28 August.

For more details call Gareth Williams, Targeted Youth Service, on 07740 457 985.