20/04/2012

Small Wonders Childcare Centre Receives EU Funding Boost

Small Wonders childcare centre in west Belfast is to receive £700,000 of EU funds to promote cross-community relations.

The project, jointly funded by the executive and the Irish government, will create 12 new jobs.

Children from the Falls and Shankill areas will be provided with places in the group's second education facility.

Betty Carlisle from the Shankill Women's Centre said: "I think for the children that they're going to be growing up thinking this is just quite normal and it would be a quite normal walk through those barriers up there and come to the Shankill community and vice versa for kids in the Shankill."

(GK)

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