Leader and Cabinet Members' Young Person Grant Scheme

Amelia Finn

Listen to Amelia Finn's story and how she is following in her father’s footsteps to become an engineer. She applied for our Young People’s Grant scheme and will be using the funding to support her volunteer work and hopes to progress into the Royal Navy.


Sophie Johnson

Sophie is a hugely talented golfer, shooting an amazing 10 under par, the lowest ever score in UK college golf. She has played all over the world and secured a scholarship at the University of Colorado for September 2019.


Charlie Fisher

Sprinter Charlie Fisher Shropshire County Champion for both 100/200m, tells us about how it feels to be a natural sprinter. The Young People’s Grant scheme will help support Charlie with some of his expenses and allow him to continue to compete – hopefully in the Olympics one day.


Chester Turner

Daring youngster Chester Turner tells us what it means to be a Wrekin BMX rider. He’s achieved many successes, created a new circle of friends and inspires younger children to take up the sport - often speaking in school to promote the club, cycling and healthy eating.


Valerio Duah

Valerio is a keen sportsman with a passion for track and field events, coming top in all three competitions he has entered. He has huge potential for the future and his ambitions are to represent GB.


Tegan Stoddart

Tegan is an active member of Telford Athletics Club and became the Shropshire Schools pentathlon champion at the first attempt. She is highly focused and aims to qualify for the English Schools pentathlon finals in 2019.


Liam Jones

Liam is naturally gifted in mixed marital arts (MMA) and the discipline of the sport has helped him focus on positive outcomes and channelled his energy into sport. He hopes to further develop especially in Thai boxing with help from the Young People’s Grant Scheme and Recharge Telford - a Young People's centre providing activities and group support for substance addiction and recovery. Listen to Liam and Rebecca Blount, the founder/manager.


Kendra Russell

Kendra excels in both gymnastics and karate and has also recently become a black belt in karate and a junior instructor. She remains dedicated to sport whilst helping care and support her disabled sister.


Jacob Bryceland, Louis Molyneux and Louis McPartland

Jacob is an accomplished Ice Hockey player competing in the Midlands Conference team and currently trialling for the England National Team.

Louis Molyneux has been playing Ice Hockey since he was 10 years old and has travelled abroad to Holland to play and had trials for England.

Footballer Louis McPartland has been selected to play for AFC Telford U9’s and has been scouted for trials at Shrewsbury Town, Walsall and The New Saints (Oswestry).


  1. Introduction
  2. Application process
  3. How do I apply?
  4. 2018/19