As many of you will know Tory controlled Wiltshire Council have decided to close the popular youth activity/education centres of Braeside & Oxenwood.

Braeside Labour protest

On the 17th of April protesters against the planned closures gathered at the former Devizes Grammer School complex to make their outrage known.

Braeside protesters

and were joined by the children who were at the centre in Devizes, who could be the last youngsters to enjoy the benefit of the establishment if Wiltshire Council have their way.

Braeside protest

There is a great deal of anger surrounding this decision from a wide cross section of the community.  A petition of some 15,000 signatures has been presented and meetings are being planned to accomodate further discussion in the next few weeks