Ten youth capital schemes to advance in planning

A FURTHER ten schemes can now advance in planning from the 2016/17 Voluntary Youth Capital Scheme, the Executive Office has announced.

The ten projects will begin the process of the business case, design and planning stages.

To date 20 schemes have been announced to advance in planning from the 2016/17 Voluntary Youth Capital Schemes.

Permanent Secretary, Derek Baker said: “Good quality youth work can significantly impact on the lives of young people and can make a real difference to their future.

“This capital scheme gives youth organisations across Northern Ireland the opportunity to improve the service they offer.

“With this in mind I have given approval to progress a further ten voluntary youth capital projects through the business case, design and planning stages. This is good news for young people and indeed the wider communities.”

The schemes proceeding are:

1st Randalstown Scout Group
Holy Family Youth Centre, Belfast
Northern Ireland Scout Council, Crawfordsburn
Pennyburn Youth Club, Derry/Londonderry
St Comgall’s Youth Centre, Antrim
Banagher Presbyterian Church Youth Council, Derry/Londonderry
Cumann Óige Croí Éanna, Glengormley
Saints Youth Centre, Twinbrook
Share Discovery Village, Lisnaskea
The Edge, Ballynahinch

The call for applications under the Voluntary Youth Capital Scheme was launched in 2016.

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