ABOUT MINEHEAD EYE
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Minehead EYE is a youth and community organisation who have been working with and for young people in West Somerset for the past eight years since the centre opened in 2010. The centre boasts of a huge range of facilities and resources which include an indoor skatepark for scooting, skateboarding and roller skating. Bouldering and climbing cave, I.T. suite, rehearsal studio, D.J. booth, aerial and an open plan cafe. We have a team of youth workers who also deliver 7 youth clubs across a range of communities in the area. We deliver both universal and targeted youth work with a clear aim of giving young people the opportunity to access our support, services and resources.
We work with a host of schools, the police and a diversity of community and voluntary sector organisations, seeking to raise the ambition and aspirations of young people by encouraging their creativity across music, media, sports and the arts. We provide young people with engaging, fun, instructive leisure and diversionary activities and give them a focus for their ambitions, aspirations and energy. Currently we deliver events such as West Somerset College's annual battle of the bands competition linked, music and recording projects, girls and boys nights, roller discos, scooter clubs and a Homeschool group, As well as targeted youth projects, trips to activities in and outside the area.
We have over 700 young members (aged 3-19) and in the last three years some 4,800 young people have accessed our support services, facilities, courses and events.
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