Hub aims to build village centre
Last updated at 11:34, Thursday, 22 August 2013
AMBITIOUS plans are in the pipeline to build The Ennerdale Centre – a hub for the community and visitors in the village.
The Ennerdale Hub – a group of people who currenlty manage the Fox and Hounds – is looking develop the centre as part of its plan to improve the range of services to the village and neighbouring communities.
With the rent of the Forestry Workshop and Garages at Forest Houses, the group has secured a £22,000 development grant to aid the bidding process, and the group is now confident of securing the full amount for the project.
The deadline for the funding application, to The Big Lottery, is November. The estimated total cost of the project is around £420,000.
The working title for the facility is the Ennerdale Centre, with a view to it providing provisions such as a community space, a visitors’ centre, a shop and facilities for walkers including showers and toilets.
The Hub has an agreement to demolish the existing buildings and build the new facilities in their place.
It is also looking to enlist the help of others to help with different aspects of the scheme.
To get involved email email@example.com or visit www.wildennerdale.co.uk/theennerdalecentre/index.html.
First published at 11:13, Thursday, 22 August 2013
Published by http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk
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