Disappointment as Strabane is over looked for ‘key funding’

A Strabane District Councillor has expressed his disappointment that the town has been over-looked for funding to revamp derelict buildings in urban areas.

Minister Alex Attwood announced this week that £1 million would be allocated to revamp town centres in Fermangh, Belfast, Lisburn, Moyle, Rosstrevor and Dungiven.

Strabane District Council had applied for funding, but their application was deemed unsuccessful.

Sinn Fein Cllr, Brian McMahon is urging Alex Attwood to rethink his decision:

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