Project Athelstan – Helping young people find purpose in life
The project involves setting up a town twinning programme, where residents and businesses in one local authority can invest in schemes that provide opportunities to give value, purpose and meaning to lives in their own town and another in a different region.
There is huge diversity in Britain – geography, architecture, accents, ethnicity. Project Athelstan would provide an opportunity to feel and understand ‘our’ Britain, opening up people to new experiences, breaking down perceptions and prejudices to bring the country together.
as a policy in the Party’s manifesto. By 2025, Project Athelstan could be fully implemented. It should be noted that this is not a substitute for local authorities or governments investing in their communities. It is designed to add more social value, allowing
people to express their solidarity across the land through their time and support.