AS youngsters enjoy the start of their summer holidays, a special event will be held at Langtree Park offering activities and opportunities to keep them occupied.

The St Helens Youth Festival of Opportunities will take place between 11am and 2pm on Wednesday, July 23.

Organised by the council’s Children and Young People’s Services it is aimed at 11 to 18 year olds. Local groups will encourage youngsters to find out more about activities including sports, arts, drama, dance and volunteering.

There will also be a competition to win an iPad.

To find out more about the event visit or call Helen Sharratt on 01744 671866.

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