Youth head aware of modern challenges

Nigel Howard is the new Principal Youth Officer

The new man in charge of the Island's youth service says adapting to modern challenges will be key.

Nigel Howard replaces the long-serving Ken Callister, who retired in April, in the role of Principal Youth Officer.

He has a wealth of experience working with young people, having recently worked with a local foster care charity.

Mr Howard says he's well aware of issues that weren't a problem when he was growing up:

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