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Community Justice funded through the Home Office Safer Streets Fund

Published: 23/01/2023

Theatr Clwyd has been working with schools and colleges across North Wales for over ten years, with its interactive, performance-based workshop looking at the consequences of Criminal Behaviour among young people.

With the support of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales and Safer Streets Fund, for the first time in its history, this February there will be an opportunity for young people aged 10-17 and their parents or carers and members of the community from Connah’s Quay, Shotton, Queensferry and Sealand to participate in the workshop together with partners from Youth Justice, Flintshire Sorted, Flintshire Youth Service and Aura.

Together they will follow the story of a young man, who steadily becomes involved with the wrong crowd, and finds himself on the wrong side of the law. 

Working with facilitators, professional actors, Flintshire Youth Justice Service and Flintshire Sorted, they will gain insight into how the criminal justice system works in relation to young people, examine the choices and indicators around our young offender, and look at the wider impact of Anti-Social Behaviour not only on the individual, but on families and the wider community. There will also be an opportunity to question and debate the circumstances around the crime, and together look for the reasons behind his behaviour, and collectively discover the solutions. 

Following the workshop, Aura will be facilitating a number of sports activities for participants to get involved in where food and refreshments will be available. 

The Workshops will take place on:

Monday 20 February 2023 Connah’s Quay Youth Club 1.00pm – 4.30pm 

Monday 20 February 2023 Deeside Leisure Centre 5.00pm -9pm 

Tuesday 21 February 2023 Sealand Youth Club 1.00pm – 4.30pm 

Tuesday 21 February 2023 Sealand Youth Club 5.00pm – 8.30pm 

Thursday 23 February 2023 Ty Calon 1.00pm – 4.30pm 

There are a limited number of places so booking is essential. Please book your places via:

Safer Streets is a £75 million Home Office programme that encourages Police and Crime Commissioners and local authorities to bid for investment for initiatives to prevent neighbourhood crime.

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