Monkstown Special Stars to enjoy Stena Line event

Monkstown Community Association is taking young people from the Monkstown Special Stars group on a Stena Line Superstars event thanks to a £500 Community Development Grant from Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 4:25 pm

The aim of the Community Development Grant Aid is to provide financial support for projects which have Community Development as a primary objective that improve the lives of local people.

Projects must also develop a strong, healthy and vibrant community whilst encouraging maximum participation in community life by all residents.

The Monkstown Special Starts group meets every Saturday morning and consists of children who have a disability including Asperger’s, ADHD and Down syndrome.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Billy Webb.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Billy Webb said: “I am delighted that Monkstown Community Association were successful in securing funding through the Community Development Grant and I am sure the children will benefit by having a special day out on board Stena Line.”

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