Tuesday 16 July 2024

West Cornwall Youth Trust


Pendeen Gig Club are delighted to link in with West Cornwall Youth Trust to help the young people in the far west of Cornwall  to learn about the fast growing, very popular sport of gig rowing in their own area.

The West Cornwall Youth Trust subscribe to the notion that life is for living. They believe that young people who take part in challenging and stretching experiences come out the other side with invaluable life lessons which help as they continue on the path to adulthood.

The primary way in which they do that is by offering financial assistance to charitable organisations who can, in turn, help young people in West Cornwall – generally those who live west of an imaginary line between St Austell and Newquay, including the Isles of Scilly.

The young people that they help tend to be between the approximate ages of 10 and 21 and may be:

  • Underprivileged
  • Seriously financially constrained
  • Socially disadvantaged
  • Disabled

If you run a project or a group within the community and would like to find out more about Pendeen Gig Club please use the email link on this page to contact the club direct.

Whole Again Communities

Pendeen Gig Club is delighted to be associated with 'Whole Again Communities', whose launch in partnership with 'Treneere Together Partnership' at their office took place on Friday 21st June. WAC is working to apply for funding to link up with residents in West Penwith via Residents Associations, Community Centres & Food Banks. The funding will allow WAC to run workshops to support volunteers and residents to gain skills and experience in making healthy locally sourced food. It is hoped that workshop topics will incude, healthy soups & support to grow your own veg.  Support will also be provided with budgeting, confidence building, holistic self care support & access to training and employment/self employment support. 

Pictured above is Liz Sullivan Director of WAC & PGC member, Elle Jasper, Emma Morse & Jan Barton Chairperson of PGC.

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