Council Celebrates National Lottery’s Birthday
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Cathy Mason celebrated The National Lottery ‘Cross Finger Selfie’ day by visiting Warrenpoint Municipal Park to mark the National Lottery’s 27th birthday.
Warrenpoint Municipal Park received £850,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Park has been restored and the local community continues to be engaged through a range of activities including, tai chi, creative art, educational heritage programmes, tour guide training and emerging technologies.
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Cathy Mason said, “Warrenpoint Municipal Park is a tranquil Park located beside Carlingford Lough in a beautiful seaside town that offers residents and visitors the opportunity to play tennis, borrow a book from the Little Library, attend a range of activities or visit the play park with young children. This has all been made possible by the National Lottery players and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, #Thanks to you”.
The National Lottery allocates money that it raises to inspire, lead, and resource heritage projects to create positive and lasting change for people and communities. Since it began in 1994, National Lottery players have raised over £41 billion for projects and over 565,000 grants have been awarded across the UK.
To find out more about Warrenpoint Municipal Park Heritage lottery fund regeneration project visit heritage regeneration projects.