£150k investment for Newtownabbey football pitches

All football pitches at the V36 facility in Newtownabbey have now been resurfaced thanks to further investment of £150,000.

Thursday, 20th May 2021, 12:23 pm

During the official opening of the MORE pitches, Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Jim Montgomery commented: “This is a great addition to the sporting provision we have in the borough.

“These pitches have been really well used by our customers over the past 12 years and I am delighted to see that all the refurbishment work has been completed and they are now open for use.

“Football is a great team sport and now that the restrictions are easing, I would encourage footballers to make use of these top-class leisure facilities that are right on your doorstep.”

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cllr Jim Montgomery with Valley Leisure Centre Manager, Declan Sheridan and Head of Leisure, Matt McDowell at the official reopening of the MOR pitches following £150k investment.

For more information on the council’s leisure facilities, visit www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/leisure

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