Funding announced to revamp derelict buildings in Strabane

der2The Norths Environment Minister, Alex Attwood has announced £200K in funding to revamp derelict buildings in Strabane.

In total fifteen Northern Ireland councils will £1.5m from the Department of Environment to tackle decay and dereliction in their areas.

Earlier this year similar funding was announced in February, but Strabanes application was deemed unsuccessful.

SDLP Cllr Patsy Kelly, has welcomed todays announcement, and he says it's much needed: