£700,000 youth centre to open in Dundonald
A £700,000 youth centre aimed at promoting citizenship and harmony for young people in Dundonald is due to be officially opened later today.
The centre, based beside Brooklands Primary School, includes an activities area, computer facilities, a social area and meeting rooms.
The South Eastern Education and Library Board centre will offer a range of youth services and activities.
Afternoon and evening sessions aim to meet the needs of the youth population of Brooklands and Ballybeen.
It will also be used by pupils at Brooklands Primary during the school day.
A SEELB spokesperson said: “A major focus of the work of Brooklands Youth Centre will be the development of citizenship and community harmony.
“We are confident that the centre will make a significant contribution to ensuring that young people are encouraged and supported to make a positive contribution to the image and development of their community.”