The Youth Council was founded in 1993 and is made up of 24 students elected from six local secondary schools/academies, Kettering Borough Training, William Knibb centre and Tresham College. The members are aged between 13 to 18 years old and serve for 2 year period.
Elections are held in September each year to elect new
members who meet at least six times during an academic year. The council are
awarded a grant of £3000 from Kettering Borough Council, to distribute to
local groups and organisations.
This grant is open to groups who are interested in developing new projects for 13-19 year olds. The application must meet one of the grant criteria as set out below: