Lisburn and Castlereagh Council received funding to regenerate a total of 14 play areas across the respective council boundaries.
In order to deliver high quality and efficient services, Lisburn and Castlereagh Council received funding from Lagan Rural Partnership to regenerate their current play facilities which had become obsolete.
The development of this application enables the Council to enhance the quality of life for those residing in the area as well as providing a safe base for children to interact and play together.
After identifying a need to enhance the welcome experience to the villages, Lisburn City Council received funding to provide signage across Milltown, Maghaberry, Glenavy and Moira.
Lisburn City Council received funding under Axis 3, Lagan Rural Partnership to install welcome signage across 4 villages - Moira, Maghaberry, Milltown and Glenavy
The project makes the following contributions towards the objectives of the NI Rural Development Programme
Development of a multi purpose hall which allows many community orientated groups to remain within the village for their recreational activities
Working in collaboration with Sport NI and Lagan Rural Partnership, Lisburn City Council received funding to develop a multi use Sports Hall at the village of Maghaberry
The development of Maghaberry Sports Hall:
Lisburn City Council received grant aid to generate village renewal at Milltown. Works included purchase of play equipment, refurbishment of play park and the fit out of the community centre.
Lisburn City Council commissioned the Paul Hogarth Company to develop a Strategic Vision and Action Plan to identify a range of deliverable initiatives to facilitate social, economic and environmental improvement in the village of Milltown over the next 15 year period.
Improve the village core and local services Develop a recreational and community hub Improve the environmental quality Connect Milltown to its wider natural setting
Lisburn City Council collaborated with the Rural Development Programme to deliver Village Renewal across Maghaberry
Lisburn City Council's Village Action Plan identified that the Maghaberry Village Renewal Project should aim to:
Funding included the replacement of existing children's play park with an adventure playground and village centre improvements.
The improvements completed at Maghaberry Village ensure that it is welcoming to all. The improvements help to encourage increased usage of the village's facilities by locals and visitors alike, promoting cohesion throughout the community.
Lisburn City Council provided 3 internet kiosks in rural areas in order to provide free internet access to rural dwellers.
Lisburn City Council proposed to undertake an Internet Kiosks Rural Outreach Project. This involved the provision of 3 free-standing internet kiosks in 3 rural settlements across Lisburn, providing free touch-screen internet access to rural dwellers.
The Internet kiosks will enhance local tourism, promote council activities or local funding available including the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme and to educate young people to the many government services available to them for which they may be previously unaware.