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Confirmation of the site proposed for a Youth Zone and approval of capital and revenue funding towards the project

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/03/2018

Decision due: 19 Mar 2018 by Leader of the Council

A site at Woodside School has been identified for a Youth Zone. The report will recommend approval of this location for the Youth Zone and further seek approval for the Council consenting to a lease between the school and Onside.The report will also request capital and revenue funding contributions. Benefits accruing from a decision to operationalise the partnership with OnSide include; enhanced and sustainable youth provision, accessible by all young people in the borough. Leveraging in over £3.5m capital and £2.7m revenue to deliver and operate the Youth Zone for three years. Improved safety, health and wellbeing of young people attending YZ. Reduced anti-social behaviour, improved employment and training, 50 paid roles and 100 volunteer opportunities.

Lead director: Interim Assistant Director for Economic Development and Growth

Contact: Interim Strategic Director, Regeneration, Planning and Development.