Mayor congratulates those behind Cornfield Project

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens, Michelle Knight McQuillan has said news that the Cornfield Project has won the Grow Wild funding, ‘is a fantastic achievement for our community’.

“Council has been supporting the project with promotion, communication and engagement and working in partnership to create awareness with the business sector and our residents.

“It is important that all communities benefit from this project, and that public are aware that this is a great achievement, in winning the competition but particularly to what it will bring to the area.

“The funding will be greatly welcomed and I look forward to the next stage, as the money is now invested into the design, which the representatives of the Cornfield Project have developed to win this amazing opportunity for their borough.

“Congratulations to those in the Cornfield Project, and thank you to the Big Lottery Fund, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and of course, Grow Wild. In particular, a huge thank you to everyone who supported and voted for the project, many people will soon benefit from you taking the time to vote for the Cornfield Project in Coleraine.”