Renfrewshire Council

Turn Up and Play - Cllr McGurk

Spend the October week with Street Stuff

Young people in Renfrewshire are being encouraged to 'Turn Up and Play' as the ever-popular Street Stuff programme continues during the October school holidays.

Football, gaming and more will be available for free for those aged 8 to16 at five venues across Renfrewshire throughout the week.

A free, hot and healthy meal will be provided at every session to ensure participants are fuelled up to take part.

All activities are free and young people are invited along to:

-       Gleniffer High School Astro: Monday 15 October &Friday 19 October (1:30pm-4:30pm)

-       Linwood High School, Games Hall: Monday 15 October & Friday 19 October (1:30pm-4:30pm)

-       St James PS Renfrew, Astro:  Monday 15 October & Friday 19 October (1:30pm-4:30pm)

-       McMaster Centre, Johnstone MUGA:  Monday 15 October & Friday 19 October (1:30pm-4:30pm)

-       St Mirren FC Indoor Dome: Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 October (1:00pm-5:00pm)

Turn Up and Play - Coaches Consent forms must be completed by all participants and will be available on the first day of arrival or can be filled out online in advance.

 Street Stuff is a diversionary project run in partnership between Renfrewshire Council, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Engage Renfrewshire and St Mirren Football Club.

The programme began in 2009 in Renfrewshire contributing to a reduction in youth disorder and anti-social behaviour by 75 per cent over the first five years with a sustained reduction of 65 per cent.

For more information, visit the Street Stuff pages attached or email stephen.gallacher@stmirren.com.

Published 8 October 2018.

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