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2022 in Sk8side

We have received £7500 from Kent County Council to develop our Arts programme….graffiti projects….new music equipment….Apple Mac for film making with software….designing our own merchandise and more….

Our new Skate Project Worker is planning a range of activities relating to skateboarding

We have received funding from Clarion Futures to run a Future Leaders’ project training up skateboarders to teach others

Once the weather changes our popular Girls Skate Project will be up and running again

We have received a second grant from Clarion for Phase Two of our Bike Project….fixing bikes….riding trips and a Spring Bike Event for BMXs and mountain Bikes

Themed afternoons with a range of agencies coming in to run workshops

Friday music nights will be back….looking to visit a studio to record once a month

Following completion of our film on Ashford….with Funderfilms….looking to make our next film project all about Sk8side

The new Young Women’s Project, which has just started, will be up and running fully in the New Year….looking at issues, working out in the gym and a June residential experience

The proposed Pump Track in Vicky Park is out to tender….once a company has been chosen our Pump Track Group will be working with them in an advisory capacity

Setting up a Saturday football session…looking to work with Charlton Athletic on this

Ashford United have invited us to bring groups of members along to some games….definitely taking up that offer

Teaming up with Radio Ashford….first event in February at the Picturehouse

Continuing to run our weekly What Next – employment and training support

Summer Skate Park Fest for all park users

Still offering 6 day a week afternoon drop-ins; Still providing activities and trips in all holiday periods

AND MORE……………………………….