Our Work

We like to get involved with activities in Dartford and help wherever we can! In the past we have…

  • Collected a Try Angle Award for Community Action (October 2019)
  • Dartford Youth Council Vice Chairman Ricky was privileged to collect a Spirit of Try Angle Award Finalist Award (January 2019)
  • Dartford Youth Councillors Kristi and Holly volunteered to help out with the Dartford District Try Angle Awards ceremony (November 2018)
  • Dartford Youth Councillors enjoyed a trip to Ypres (July 2018)
  • Dartford Youth Councillors attended an exciting cooking course at Dartford Science & Technology College (November 2018)
  • Attended the annual Remembrance Service in Dartford and paraded in the town centre (November 2018)
  • Elected a new Executive Committee with returning execs Ricky, Tom and Omolayo and new execs Princess, David and Toju (October 2018)
  • Supported the Dartford Poppy Appeal by collecting donations in the town center (November 2017)
Dartford Youth Council poppy selling
Dartford Youth Councillors in the town centre selling poppies – Credit: James, Former Treasurer (2017-18)
  • Elected the new Executive Committee with returning execs Joshua, Ricky and Matthew with new execs Omolayo, James, Tsemaye and Tom (October 2017)
The Dartford Youth Council team of 2017 – Credit: Joshua, Former Deputy Chairman and Web Administrator
  • Visited our friends at the Gardenia House (August 2017)
  • Helped out at the Dartford Festival (July 2017)
Dartford festival
Former Public Relations Officer and current Secretary Ricky with DYC Councillors Rosie and Folabomi – Credit: Ricky, Secretary
  • Helped out with Salvation Army, Dartford (December 2016)
  • Sang carols and played Christmas music to elderly people in Gardenia House (2016)
DYC Members with PR Officer Ricky as flautist and conductor and DYC Member Babafunto on guitar with Cllr Ann Allen – Credit: Elaine Henson
  • Elected a new Executive Committee (October 2016)
DYC Executive Committee (2016-17) – Credit: Joshua, Web Admin
  • Raise money for Sport Relief with Dartford Harriers by running the three legged race and face painting. (2016)
  • Participated in a Swattenden Residential Course with various activities like rock climbing (2016)
Constructing buggies out of various materials
  • Launch our support network. (2016)
  • Complete a first aid training course. (2016)
  • Raised funds for Comic Relief with face-painting, biscuit-decorating and games (2015)
  • Launched our own ‘Make Dartford Happy’ campaign and visited older people in a residential home for tea and a chat (2015)
  • Helped to distribute programmes and ran a stall at the Dartford Festival (2015)
  • Visited the Houses of Parliament (2015)

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This is the official WordPress account for Ricky Taing, the Vice-Chair for Dartford Youth Council's Executive Committee.

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