Community centres to get funding back

The revised York Council budget, to be discussed at the Council meeting on 16th July, allocates £70,000 to York’s 4 Community Centres.

The money is expected to be used to employ part time caretakers with the intention of increasing opening hours.

The move comes after the Council abandoned the centres in April and asked volunteers to take them over.

Foxwood Community Centre

Foxwood Community Centre

The Housing department has been criticised for failing to support community centres on the west of the City.

It was revealed that 75% of money offered by Jewson’s for improvements to the 5 centres in the City was allocated to Tang Hall.

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  1. […] In July the new Council identified £70,000 to help underpin the centres. The voluntary groups currently running the centres have managed to kept them open until now. […]

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