Elstree, Borehamwood and Radlett Mencap trialling new club for disabled teenagers

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

Disabled teens will have the chance to take part in a new youth group if a pilot scheme is successful.

Elstree, Borehamwood and Radlett Mencap is trialling the new club for 13 to 18-year-olds at Aldenham Country Park, Elstree, on Thursday, October 4.

Six teenagers will be attending the trial sessions, thanks to a £300 donation from Councillor Ernie Butler (Cowley Hill).

Sandra Lewis, Mencap secretary, said: "These sessions will help us to be able to plan for the future and hopefully make the group a permanent fixture."

The new youth group would see teenagers take part in weekly two-hour sessions at the adventure playground in the park.

Councillor Butler said he is thrilled to be able to support Mencap. He added: "Mencap provide invaluable work and this money will provide the needed stimulation for disabled teens."

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree