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Spring in their step for active Chester youngsters

19 April 2016
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Active youngsters in Chester have been learning new sports skills with the support of Sanctuary Housing.

What sports have the young people been taking part in?

More than 80 young people aged between seven and 14 have been taking part in sports sessions, including football, volleyball, rugby, rounders and badminton, at Sycamore Fields in Lache.

Where have the sports sessions been taking place?

There have been further sports sessions on offer to residents in Sanctuary’s communities at Limewood Fields, in Kingsway, at Appleyards Field in Handbridge and at Wealstone Lane in Upton.

Who have supported the sporting activities alongside Sanctuary Housing

The events have been organised by Sanctuary’s youth engagement officer, Libbie Stock, with further support from Cheshire Police and Street Worx, who have also organised panna-cage football activities at Durham Road, Blacon as well as in Lache and Upton.

Libbie Stock said: “It’s been fantastic to see a huge number of our younger residents engaging in sports activities, making new friends and learning new skills. The sports sessions have helped to enhance the confidence of young people from our communities.”

For more details about upcoming activities, please contact Libbie Stock by calling 0300 123 3582 or emailing libbie.stock@sanctuary-housing.co.uk