Mayoral reception celebrates award for Galliagh's Rainbow Child and Family Centre

Thu, 24/01/2019 - 16:28 -- Editor

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr John Boyle hosted a reception in the Guildhall to mark the ‘tremendous achievement’ of the Rainbow Child and Family Centre from Galliagh and the Churchtown Community Association from Castlederg at the prestigious ‘IPB Pride of Place Awards 2018’ (held in Cork City Hall, November 2018).

The Rainbow Child and Family Centre picked up a runner up award in the ‘Health and Wellbeing City Category’ for the development of their fantastic community hub in Galliagh which provides a youth service, crèche, parenting support, 50+ club and a wide range of health and wellbeing programmes.

The Churchtown Community Association in Castlederg was shortlisted in the finals of the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ award in the ‘Holistic Category’ for outstanding work over many years in improving the quality of life for disadvantaged members of the local community.