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Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor William McCaughey, is right on point at the new MUGA pitch at Clough!
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor William McCaughey, is right on point at the new MUGA pitch at Clough!

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Wakehurst and Clough score new MUGA sports pitches

Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, Councillor William McCaughey, has welcomed the completion of two new multi-use sports arenas in the borough.

The Mayor said the Council-funded facilities at Wakehurst and Clough were superb assets for the local community.

He said: “I am delighted that Council has delivered these excellent pitches for use by our community, and I know they will be extremely popular and well-used.

“Our residents’ health and wellbeing is a priority for our Council, as set out in our Corporate Plan, and these facilities will be invaluable to those who use them.

“Mid and East Antrim has a proud reputation for sporting excellence, in particular regarding the quality of our football players and teams, and this investment paves the way for future success.”

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