Photo of participants in the junior scooter category of the skate park competition.

Spectacular skate park skills and ‘have-a-go’ art sessions return to festival

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker. In recent years, the Bradley Stoke Community Festival has seen our town council youth work team and local young people work together to organise an extremely successful two-day package of activities. Saturday saw the return of our popular street art workshops and the King Ramps skate half-pipe, with ‘have-a-go sessions’ and pro

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Bradley Stoke Community Festival Skate Jam prize winners in the scooter competition.

Report on the festival youth activities

By Graham Baker, town council youth development worker On Saturday, Bradley Stoke Town Council youth workers and young volunteers organised the return, to Jubilee Green, of the popular combination of the skate half-pipe (provided by King Ramps) and street art workshops (courtesy of Paintsmiths). The half-pipe accommodated displays by the pro’ riders, coupled with the chance for festival goers to

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1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group summer camp in Normandy.

Bradley Stoke Scouts on tour in Normandy

Thirty-six Scouts and volunteer leaders from the 1st Bradley Stoke Scout Group recently returned from an action-packed activity week in France.  Staying at a campsite in Hauteville-sur-Mer, Normandy, they spent the week engaged in a number of activities, including climbing, rafting, kayaking, high ropes, crate stacking, archery and fencing. For many, this was the first time they had encountered the opportunity

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