Poor quality of previous bid, lack of business planning, and opposition from local pool users (closure of part of city baths was part of initial proposal) are the reasons given by council leaders. But young people who had spent months putting together proposals with youth workers and the previous administration are angry that they have not been involved in discussions to turn down the £5 million of national funding.
Lizi, Kiah and others met with Council Leader Nick Forbes and supporters of Anti Cuts Network turned up to a small Solidarity protest and hand out PSA leaflets against cuts to Connexions and Youth services which have also seen massive cuts in Newcastle and across the region and country
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Location:Newcastle Upon Tyne,United Kingdom