Help needed to raise aspirations in Thetford

People who could help out by leading a session aimed at raising the aspirations of young people are urged to get in touch following the launch of a new scheme.

The A*spire project, funded by Children in Need for three years and delivered by Keystone Development Trust, is an open-access, free monthly event for 9-15-year-olds.

Each month a local professional is invited to lead a fun, inclusive two-hour workshop, with activities based around their occupation or area of expertise.

A*spire project coordinator for Keystone Development Trust, Kay Salisbury, said: “By introducing young people in Thetford to local adults who are successful in their fields, we aim to broaden horizons and encourage aspiration and ambition.

“We believe the experiences offered by A*spire will make a lasting impression on young people at a crucial time in their lives.”

Sessions take place at the Abbey Neighbourhood Centre in Thetford on the last Saturday of each month from 3pm to 5pm.

For more information or to lead a session contact Kay Salisbury at

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