Young people’s chance to have their voice heard

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Young people are being urged to make their voice heard by voting in the elections for the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) and East Dunbartonshire Youth Council (EDYC) until Friday, March 13.

Residents, students and workers aged 12-25 can vote in the Scottish Youth Parliament elections, while anyone aged 12-18 can vote in the Youth Council elections.

Elected members in the SYP are aged 14-25, and Youth Councillors meet once a month to discuss issues of local importance to young people.

Polling stations will be set up at Bearsden Academy on Tuesday, March 3, Boclair Academy on Wednesday, March 11 and Douglas Academy on Thursday, March 12. Young Scot cardholders can vote on their computer or smartphone for more information go to www.youngscot.org/local/east-dunbartonshire