Project aims to keep youths off streets

A NEW scheme which aims to keep youngsters out of trouble by giving them the chance to boost their sporting potential will be launched in Cobholm next week.

A NEW scheme which aims to keep youngsters out of trouble by giving them the chance to boost their sporting potential will be launched in Cobholm next week.

Kickz, a scheme by run Norwich City Football Club's Football in the Community, will be launched at the 'Cage' sports area in Cobholm on Tuesday at 5pm.

As well as football coaching and competitions, Kickz offers a range of other positive activities including basketball, street dance, boxing as well as music and arts workshops. Developmental and educational sessions are also run, dealing with issues such as healthy lifestyles and the dangers of getting involved in drugs and carrying weapons.