first_img Pinterest Specialised housing development approved for Strabane Facebook Previous articleWestminster elections: Aontú to contest up to five seats in NorthNext articleRelief for Donegal farmers as future of Sligo vet lab secured News Highland Google+ Twitter Homepage BannerNews Facebook By News Highland – September 6, 2019 Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Harps come back to win in Waterford Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Planning Committee has given the go ahead for the construction of a specialised housing development in Strabane that will allow people with learning difficulties to live independently.This week, members of Derry City and Strabane Disdtrict Council’s Planning Committee gave their unanimous backing to the application to build seven residential units and a separate short term break accommodation unit at Curlyhill Road in Strabane.The project will offer supported accommodation and short breaks for people with learning difficulties, offering them more independence and respite for their parents and carers.Members were told the project will be completed over three phases, with investment of over £4m into the locality.The entire development will comprise of a mix of homes for 16 local people, very close to the centre of Strabane with Mencap support on hand at all times.At the heart of the project will be a short break respite facility, which will cater for over 100 people every year. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more