Almost everyone involved in our consultation said there was nowhere for young people to go and hang out with their friends – this was especially true during the winter months when the evenings are dark, cold and often wet!
Since we began our initial consultation, we have worked with a core team of young people from each of the Hillfoots villages. This group meets each week at Alva Academy and helps develop all of the ideas and recommendations from our consultation into action.
There is no drama provision in the Hillfoots for young people – our consultation identified this gap and showed that there was demand amongst young people for this expressive art.
HEALTH AND WELLBEING
We want to support the physical and mental health of young people. Our action research recognised that we don’t have easy access to a swimming pool or high quality community sports facility in the Hillfoots since the Alva community pool closed down a few years ago.
COMMUNITY EVENTS AND IMPROVEMENTS
We develop things to do and places to be in the community for young people and their families. This enhances the provision for everyone and helps make Clackmannanshire and the Hillfoots thrive.