Youngsters are being given the chance to take part in a range of free activities over the bonfire and Halloween period to give them an alternative to trick or treat.
Safer Neighbourhood police officers and partners including Bolsover District Council and Sporting Futures have planned football matches, Ozbox sessions and multi-sports evenings;
Friday, October 26, 7pm – 8.30pm street sports will take place at Shirebrook Leisure Centre for anyone aged 11 - 19.
Friday, October 26, 7pm - 8pm football matches will take place at Creswell Model Village Recreation Ground for youngsters aged 12 - 19.
Wednesday, October 31, 6pm – 8pm, activities such as zorbing and go-karting will take place during an Extreme Wheels session at the Social Centre car park, Creswell.
Friday, November 2, Shirebrook Leisure Centre will host mixed sports for 11 to 19-year-olds between 7pm and 8.30pm.
Friday, November 2, 6pm and 8pm, a mobile youth club will be at the doctor’s surgery car park, in Whitwell.
Friday, November 2, 6.30pm and 8pm, Bainbridge Hall, Bolsover, Ozbox will take place from 6.30pm until 8pm
Friday, November 2, between 7pm and 8pm, Bolsover School astro turf will host football matches
Saturday, November 3, Bolsover’s Castle Leisure Park will host football between 8pm and 10pm
Saturday, November 3, 6pm – 8pm extreme wheels at the Hornscroft Playing Field.
Activities have also been planned for bonfire night;
Monday, November 5, 6pm – 8pm extreme wheels takes place at the Rainbow Park Model Village, Shirebrook
Safer Neighbourhood Sergeant Matt Troth said: “It can be difficult for youngsters to find something interesting to do after school once the nights start to draw in and some teens may be looking for an alternative to trick or treating.
“It’s with this in mind that we have worked with other agencies in the area to plan a range of activities they can enjoy for free.”
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