Planning permission welcomed for Shared Education Campus

‘This investment protects the history, as well as the futures, of both schools’

Planning permission welcomed for Shared Education Campus

The Shared Education Campus for Ballycastle has received planning approval from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

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EDUCATION Minister Michelle McIlveen has commented on the news that the Ballycastle Shared Education Campus has received planning approval from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council.

The Minister said: “I am pleased that planning permission has been granted for this unique project, which represents a huge investment of £50million of Fresh Start funding.

“This scheme marks a new era for Ballycastle High School and Cross and Passion College, providing a brand new shared campus and top quality sports facilities.”

The scheme, which will accommodate approximately 1,200 pupils from both schools and will be constructed on the existing school sites, is funded under the Fresh Start Programme of works for Shared and Integrated Education.

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