Youth building opens

CAMBOURNE S first youth club building has officially opened thanks to a jointly-funded project. The building, which will act as a temporary base for youngsters until a permanent home can be found, was officially opened by Cambridgeshire county councillor

CAMBOURNE'S first youth club building has officially opened thanks to a jointly-funded project.

The building, which will act as a temporary base for youngsters until a permanent home can be found, was officially opened by Cambridgeshire county councillor Lister Wilson recently.

The Cambourne Youth Partnership (CYP) building includes a meeting room, computer suite and café and was jointly funded by South Cambridgeshire District Council and Cambourne Parish Council.

Parish councillor Howard Fall said: "The building is temporary and is on land leased to Cambourne Parish Council.

"A permanent building will be provided within two years, it is hoped by MCA, the Cambourne Developers, as part of their continued expansion of Cambourne."

The youth building has been open for a year but, due to legal reasons, the official opening was delayed. It is used as an after-school homework club and during the day hosts computer classes for the community.