Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has welcomed the news that Derry City and Strabane District Council have agreed £17,000 funding so that work on the Leafair Jogging Track can proceed .
£90k of funding had been secured from the Department for Communities and a further £17.5k has also been provided from Northside Development Trust on the basis that Council would match this funding.
Councillor Duffy said “I welcome the news that this match funding has been provided by the Council so that works at the Leafair Jogging Track can proceed.
The development of this facility will compliment recent projects completed such as the Synthetic Pitch, Play Provision and the outdoor GreenGym.
Its great to see investment in facilities right in the heart of local communities and also provide facilities for people to take part in healthy outdoor sports.