THE trustees of young people’s charity Youth Challenge Oxfordshire have appointed Katherine Booth as project director.

Ms Booth has joined the charity from Pegasus Theatre in East Oxford where she was participation coordinator.

The charity’s first project director Christine Douglas, who has built up the programme for the last two and a half years, is joining the Board of Trustees.

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YoCO runs groups for vulnerable young people aged 14 to 21 based in Oxfordshire through regular weekly meetings which include a programme of education, team-work and citizenship.