Primary Goal: Community development

Group Served: All residents of the Old Warren Estate

Location: Lisburn City

Aims of Business Plan: Premises, Education, Health, Environment, Community Safety, Housing

Main Goals: Increase opportunities for youth, employment, and housing

5-Year Objectives:

  • Create more space for youth
  • Increase employment
  • Increase social housing
  • Develop greater links with local schools
  • Link educational opportunities in area from 0+
  • Linkwith health initiatives in the area
  • Increase community safety

Action:

  • Refurbish the West Lisburn Community Centre
  • Create an education committee that complements the Inter Agency meetings
  • Create an employability club
  • Create an incubation zone for West Lisburn to LaganView in relation to young people’s business models and business support
  • Train volunteers to deliver information to various groups
  • Develop a drop-in clinic for LaganView Enterprise Centre to include young people’s services, mental health services and GP service
  • Link the health subcommittee with the South Eastern Health Trust
  • Develop playing areas in Lisnagarvey High School with access for local community (3G pitch)
  • Refurbish existing play park
  • Build new play park in Old Warren ‘One’ area
  • Develop a MUGA (multi Use Games Activity) pitch at LaganView
  • Develop a community safety volunteers scheme with training in security, mediation etc. for local volunteers
  • Create opportunities for partnerships between housing associations and local social economy businesses
  • Improve liaising between local community association and housing associations
  • Contract housing repairs to local people through social economy businesses

 

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