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JAMIE CARSON

Jamie joined OnSide as Project Director (North) in October 2017 to help deliver the organisations ambition to deliver 20 youth zones by 2020.

Jamie coordinates projects from initial idea through to the opening. He also provides leadership, guidance and support for Youth Zone boards, with Inspire Youth Zone being one of the boards he works with closely.

Prior to joining OnSide, Jamie was Deputy Chief Executive at Chorley Council where he was involved in the Chorley Youth Zone. Jamie has significant experience of delivering large scale projects and services for young people.

He lives in the area and is active with local sports clubs and has coached boys and girls football in Chorley for over 10 years.

  • Anne Marie Gaskell
    "I cannot wait for the Youth Zone to open, especially to see my own and other young people’s creativity come to life. This is a great chance for all our ideas to be heard." Anne Marie Gaskell
  • Councillor Bradley
    “People have been telling us that our young people need somewhere to go where they can enjoy their spare time and to help them fulfil their potential, this Youth Zone would deliver something exciting for all young people across Chorley. By working together we could create a top class facility, giving our young people somewhere they could be proud of.” Chorley Council Leader, Alistair Bradley
  • Andrew Turner
    "The young people of Chorley deserve an OnSide Youth Zone which will give them a safe and inspiring place to spend their leisure time, and we are on the road to making that dream a reality.” Chairman of Chorley Youth Zone, Andrew Turner