Dartford Youth Councillors were given the prestigious opportunity to become Santa’s elves for the day.
Dartford Youth Council’s first meeting of this academic year welcomed new members from across the borough for their executive committee election, offering seven senior positions including Chairman, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Web Administrator, PR Officer and Events Officer. The meeting opened with a welcome from former Vice Chair Tom Gebbett where all new members hadContinue reading “Elections 2019-2020”
The Dartford Youth Council has been honoured for its benevolent work at the annual Try Angle Awards Ceremony at Princes Park, Dartford FC. The awards were introduced in 1994 to raise the profile of young people in the community who really TRY, often with little or no recognition, to do their best. Over the pastContinue reading “Try Angle Awards 2019”
By Ricky, Secretary Twenty-four finalists from this year’s Try Angle Awards were awarded prizes in recognition of their hard work and commitment at the Ashford International Hotel in the Spirit of Try Angle Awards celebration evening. Various dignitaries and sponsors attended such as Bill Butler, who created the awards in 1994 to raise the profileContinue reading “Spirit of Try Angle 2018”
By Ricky, Secretary Members of DYC had the opportunity to attend a one-day trip to Ypres to visit the Menin Gate, and other museums and cemeteries. We started the day off in the early morning at Dartford Borough Council where we were then promptly picked up by coach to go to Dover. We enjoyedContinue reading “Ypres 2018”
By Ricky, Secretary Some of Dartford’s most inspirational young people were presented with a range of awards from a project by Kent County Council at the Bridge 4 Young People. The Bridge 4 Young People is a youth hub where young people can socialise, and have fun! They have a wide range of activities suchContinue reading “Try Angle Awards 2018”
By Ricky, Secretary 100 years ago marked the end of the First World War which killed over 40 million people. Today, Dartford Youth Councillors, as well as representatives from other organisations, paraded and presented a wreath at the annual Service of Remembrance at the War Memorial at Central Park. Other youth organisations and groups suchContinue reading “Service of Remembrance”
Members of DYC volunteered at the Dartford Festival 2017, preparing and serving fresh and healthy smoothies. We had a smoothie bike which you would pedal to blend the smoothie as part of our Healthy Living outreach. A massive thank you to everyone who helped out at the Dartford Festival!
On Monday, we went to the Salvation Army in Dartford and helped sort toys for different charities. We all thoroughly enjoyed helping the Salvation Army, and knowing that the toys that we sort will go to charities that benefitted from our help.