PEEBLES High School has invited police, social work and other organisations to help create a support hub for young people.

The first event, was held on Thursday February 23 and was deemed to be a huge success.

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Organisers hope to set this up once a month where pupils can come along, speak, and get support and advice from Local Youth Engagement Officer PC Moody, Rebecca Money from Social Work and representatives from other organisations that support young people.

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After the inaugural event Deputy Head Teacher Donna Morreta tweeted: “Thank you to all the local support services who came to our inaugural Hub event today.

“A great opportunity to showcase what supports are on offer and for partners to engage with our young people.”

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PC Moody is also looking forward to chatting with young people at Costa Coffee during ‘teen only evenings’, beginning Tuesday February 28 between 5pm and 7pm.

In a joint initiative between Costa Coffee and Police Scotland, teenagers are invited to have a chat, hang out with friends and use the free wifi.

The first evening is aimed at S1-S3 pupils and on March 8 the evening is aimed at S4-6 pupils.

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These evening are scheduled to take place every fortnight for two months.