The first Young Persons Fair is being held at Crawshaw Academy in Pudsey tomorrow (Friday, 5 October ).
Advice will also be available from Leeds Trinity University, the Samaritans and the Prince’s Trust for any concerns youngsters or parents may be having with either their personal life or with their educational prospects.
Local businesses attending include Abraham Moon & Sons, AW Hainsworth and Sons, the Phoenix Partnership, the International Citizen Service and Jordan’s Solicitors. The Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the West Yorkshire Police Cadets will also be present.
There will be a number of organisations attending to discuss road safety – West Yorkshire Police will be giving presentations throughout the day called “One Life Lost” and Leeds City Council will be bringing reality goggles to show a film scenario and discussing journey planning and half price bus passes with youngsters.
Bike Right, the UK’s leading cycle training organisation and have training solutions for all individuals at all levels, including free cycling tuition and courses.
The event, organised by Pudsey MP Stuart Andrew, runs from 12pm until 7pm.
Mr Andrew said:
“A lot of hard work and organisation has gone into making this fair a success and I would like to personally thank all of those who have offered to help and those who have worked so tirelessly to help me put this together.
“It really will be a fantastic day and I am very much looking forward to seeing you all tomorrow.”