Strabane’s first pedestrian bridge gets go ahead after cash boost

Plans for Strabane’s first pedestrian bridge looks to be back on following an £873,000 cash boost from Stormont’s Regional Development Department.

Minister Danny Kennedy announced this morning that Strabane had been successful in securing the money from the Active Travel Demonstration Fund.

The move has been warmly welcomed and almost certainly guarantees that the long-talked about project will now go ahead.

Local SDLP Cllr Patsy Kelly says the bridge is not a waste of money, despite what some people might say....