11/04/2014

Refurbishment Work Completed At Conway Youth Centre

Refurbishment work has been completed at the Conway Youth Centre in the Greater Shankill area.

Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland has visited the new centre, where a total of £244,132 has been spent transforming the building.

£186,132 was provided by the Northern Ireland Executive through the Department for Social Development’s Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy, with £58,000 provided by Belfast City Council through its Local Investment Fund.

The newly refurbished premises will allow Conway Youth Centre to deliver a range of new services including sport and leisure activities, food bank provision and a recycled furniture outlet as well as enhancing existing services.

During the visit the Minister said: "The revitalised Centre will allow local families, schools, community groups, and sporting clubs in the area to avail of a range of sporting, leisure and play activities in a safe, purpose built facility. It is another good example of statutory, community and voluntary sector partnership working in the Greater Shankill area."

(MH)

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