At more than 15%, youth unemployment in the South West is two and a half times the regional average of around 6%. Now a group of youngsters in Liskeard is trying to buck the trend.
They've enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to get access to business leaders. And they've come up with a novel way to get themselves noticed.
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