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A YOUTH group which aims to persuade youngsters there is more to life than hanging around has been given pounds 6,600.

Two years after a dispersal order was put on a Cramlington shopping centre, SPOT has been given the cash by Northumberland County Council's Y Fund.

The group takes its name, Spar Posse on Tour, from the shop the youngsters used to hang around.

It intends to show its work at a evening in Northburn Community Centre, Cramlington, at 7pm on October 30.

Coun Jim Wright, Northumberland County Council's executive member for children's services, said "It's great to see more examples of young people who care about their community and want to make a difference
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 11, 2007
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