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11/06/2019

Portglenone Boosted By £1.27m Village Renewal Programme

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Portglenone in County Antrim has been boosted with a series of improvement works under the Village Renewal Programme.

The programme will see over £1.27 million invested in 17 villages across Mid and East Antrim.

An outdoor gym and five floating jetties at the marina have been developed in Portglenone under the programme.

This £60,000 investment sees seven pieces of outdoor equipment installed adjacent to the play area at Portglenone marina, comprising a leg raise machine, pull up bar, chest press, hand bike, spinning bike with cardio charge and a leg press.


The area has also had a welcome and information sign erected at the entrance to the outdoor gym facility.

A spokesperson for Portglenone Enterprise Group, said: "It has been encouraging and satisfying to work with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council to enhance the village and its riverside location which is a natural asset.

"We now hope to see an increase in out-door physical activity which will enhance the health and well-being of our community members."

The Village Renewal Programme is funded by Council and DAERA with support from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

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