Police activity programme

TAYSIDE Police and its partners have organised a series of events for schoolchildren during the summer break, courtesy of funding from the Carnoustie Children’s Learning Partnership.

The activities will take place at Carnoustie Leisure Centre throughout July and will include badminton and racquet ball sessions, hair, make-up and beauty classes, as well as mountain biking and cycle skills.

PC Mark Callison said: “Tayside Police are delighted to continue to work alongside partner agencies through the Carnoustie Learning Partnership and provide local youngsters with the opportunity to participate in a variety of structured and positive activities in July.”

Events are as follows: Friday, July 1, 8, 15, 22 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. make-up, hair and beauty sessions (run by Clay Designs from Dundee).

Badminton and racquet ball (funded through Cashback for Communities national programme and Badminton Scotland).

There are no age barriers, as long as you are of school age, and no consent forms required.

Friday, July 1 and July 8, between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Bike Skillz run by Covert Dirt Camps.

Qualified MBLA instructors operate a bike assault course, rider safety and enhanced cycling skills, skills, games, races and GO Mountain Bike Proficiency Award provider.

Would-be participants must complete consent forms, which must be brought along on the evening of the session. No form, no participation. Children will also need a working bike that has been safety checked and a cycle-helmet.

Further information on 0300 111 2222.