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Every Friday between 10:00am and 12 Noon at the BA14 Community Hub in the Shires Shopping Centre.

It is a support and share meet-up group for the older residents of Trowbridge. The aim is to assist with any identified health and wellbeing needs.

Bring a friend or come along to meet new ones. Enjoy light refreshments in a relaxed and friendly environment.

TCAF’s Brighter Aspirations have been lucky enough to have come second in the Tesco’s Tokens funding bid and have received money to create “Soul Art”. TCAF’s Brighter Aspirations will be working on setting up taster sessions and activities to support this project in March. If you are interested in Art and are a young person who lives in the Trowbridge Area and want to get involved please contact tacfyouth@trowbridge.gov.uk for further information.

The young people and workers, including the newly selected Youth Ambassadors attended Tesco’s in Trowbridge to collect for TCAF’s Brighter Aspiration youth provisions in Trowbridge. The young people want to help raise funds so they can go on a team building activity or residential in 2019. They are aware that this costs a lot of money and recognise that funding streams are not easy to obtain. They are really enjoyed themselves and to celebrate all their hard work and enjoy the festive season we journeys to Frankie and Benny’s in Trowbridge for a much deserved soft drink and pudding.

TCAF’s Brighter Aspirations are planning on Teaming up with Wiltshire Mighty Girls in the foreseeable future. The project is hoping to hold the sessions with the support of John of Gaunt School to help support young girls understanding of body image and help gain confidence in themselves and the way they look. This project is waiting on funding to secure this project, however has proved extremely successful in other areas of Wiltshire.

TCAF’s Brighter Aspirations have been lucky enough to have secured funding from the Local Youth Network to put together a project working with young people in understanding about sexual health, relationships and the consequences of acting to soon and before they are ready for the reality of their consequences. This project will give young people the chance to talk openly about this area of their lives in a safe and secure manner with qualified youth workers to support them. The project will be designed to implement games, activities that relate to relationships, communalisations, delay and the consequences of unprotected sex. It will help to educate young people around the myths around sexual health and give them the knowledge of what it is really like to have a baby with the use of their new stimulation baby from Real Works. If you would like further information or would like to get involved please contact tacfyouth@trowbridge.gov.uk for further information involved please contact tacfyouth@trowbridge.gov.uk for further information.

Trowbridge skate park update

The young people and TCAF’s Brighter Aspirations youth workers have been working together in getting a much needed re-development implemented at the Stallards skate park in Trowbridge. The workers and young people have managed to start a petition to raise the awareness of the improvements needed to help this valuable resource continue to serve the young people of Trowbridge and support active lifestyles.