Boost for skatepark plan

Members back skaters’ request though council insists skatepark plans are already underway

Boost for skatepark plan

A skater in Portrush’s Station Square.

Peter Winter

Reporter:

Peter Winter

Email:

peter.winter@thechronicle.uk.com

A COUNCIL committee has taken the first step towards handing over a section of Portrush's Metropole Park to skaters.

It's a move they hope lead to the creation of the North Coast's first dedicated skate park.

On Tuesday, members of Cloonavin's Leisure and Development Committee opened up the possibility of a lease by handing the matter to the council's Land and Property sub-group for scrutiny.

Any final decision will made by the full 40-member council.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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