The SHAPE project is making a difference to Young People in Shepway

The SHAPE project, which aims to tackle youth exclusion, antisocial behaviour and disadvantage, is currently running in its third year in Shepway. The project is a partnership between Shepway Community Safety Partnership, Shepway District Council and Gillingham FC community Trust and has received £3,000 funding from KCC members Hod Birkby, Bob Neaves and Frank McKenna.…

Dementia Friendly Shepway

Shepway held its first dementia conference to help raise awareness about the condition locally. Participants at the conference had an opportunity to learn what a dementia friendly community is; what a dementia friend is and what the recognition symbol is and how it will be used across Kent. Everyone attending would also have an opportunity to become…

Shepway holds its first youth conference

Shepway held its first youth conference in June supported by a £5,000 KCC members grant from Carole Waters, Bob Neaves, Hod Birkby, Martin Whybrow and Frank McKenna. The conference which focussed on drugs education, gun and knife crime and child sexual exploitation was attended by 300 year nine pupils from six schools across the district. “I attended the Community…