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community centre

a building used by members of a community for social gatherings, educational activities, etc.
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The new community centre is a fully accessible, 4,650-square-metre (50,000-square-foot) building featuring a full-size gymnasium, youth space, preschool room, teaching kitchen, teaching garden and green roof, weight room, fitness/dance studio, walking track, YMCA Child Care Centre and more.
The event has been organised by the Hartshill Parish Plan Project which obtained the original funding to build the community centre.
Local councillors Sharon Pattison and George Pattison, joined Simonside Community Centre chair Eileen Hall and vice-chairs Dawn Allman and Joan Martin, to receive the gift from Darren Hedley, Campaigns Manager for Aspers Casino in Newcastle.
Councillor David Harrington, the council's Cabinet member for corporate management and finance, said: "We know how much residents value their community centres so I'm delighted that the creation of the Community Building Trust means this service can be maintained.
The Alexandra Gardens Community Centre started life as a former World War II hut and was relocated to its current position from the Buttrills fields area in about 1947 by local community volunteers.
The sites involved are: The Chestnut Centre in Sheepridge, Crosland Moor Community Centre, Shelley Village Hall, Twin Chapels in Batley, Khandaani Dek Bhal in Heckmondwike, Slaithwaite Community Centre, and Thornhill Lees Community Centre.
Councillor Michael Williams commented: "This refurbishment provides the people of Sydallt with a much-improved community centre suitable for a wide range of meetings and events.
Kingstanding Community Centre, on Kingstanding Road, and Cooksey Lane Sports Ground were left to the people of Kingstanding by the Cadbury family 70 years ago.
August 2-13 at Dalton Road, Mozart Drive, Cwmavon and Taibach Community Centres in Port Talbot; Tonna Primary School, Cilfrew and Crynant Community Centres, and Longford and Coedffranc Memorial Halls in Neath; Cwmgors and Tairgwaith Community Centres and Godre'r Graig Primary School in Pontardawe/Swansea Valley.
The entrance is marked by several external features including a silver cross, and a campanile with exposed bells--the tower marking out both the church to the south and the community centre to the north.
The event celebrated the start of the centre s brickwork phase by Lovell which is building the community centre and 20 new homes on the site of the former St John s community centre which was demolished at the end of last year.

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