A Worcestershire-based contractor has donated 30 laptops to a youth charity this week.

Speller Metcalfe donated the tech to the Worcestershire County Council-backed Young Solutions Charity, which is based in Droitwich.

The laptops will be used to give access to job applications, training courses and wider support for the most vulnerable young people across the county.


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Pete Sugg, chief officer of the charity, said: "Young Solutions is delighted to accept the kind donation from Speller Metcalfe.

"The laptops will be distributed to our members for use within their youth activities.

"The Young Solutions Youth Employment programme will be able to utilise the laptops to enable young people to write CVs, job applications and more.

"We look forward to reporting back on the value this donation will bring to our members and developing further projects and social value partnerships with Speller Metcalfe and Worcestershire County Council."

The charity has 80 volunteer sector members who provide youth activities and training employment opportunities for 11-25-year-olds across the region.

It focuses on providing advice, training, youth clubs, community groups and other organisations, with the well-being of children and young people at their core.

Speller Metcalfe’s social value lead, Kate Moore, said: "We're really pleased to be supporting such a great local charity.

"After speaking to the Young Solutions team, we know how much of an impact these laptops will have on young people’s ability to access work and training opportunities.

"It's a partnership we hope to continue."

One of Young Solutions' most recent initiatives is Seek and Reach, a mentor scheme assisting 16-24 year-olds not currently in education, training or employment living in Worcestershire.

To learn more about Young Solutions, visit its website: www.youngsolutions.org.uk.