Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has recommended planning approval for the upgrading of existing open space in the village of Strathfoyle.
Mark H Durkan said: “This scheme will provide a new children’s play area and landscaping on a six hectare site and will involve the redevelopment of existing open space adjacent to the existing Strathfoyle Pitches.
“This is welcome news for Strathfoyle and the proposal will provide an essential community facility in the heart of the village. It will provide state- of-the-art playing facilities for toddlers and juniors and will be of particular benefit to those with young children in the village. The work will also bring construction jobs in the short term, and revitalise an area of open space.
“This approval shows my commitment to Strathfolye and I will work with other agencies to ensure the delivery of this park and other improvements to the area.”