Special works to improve disabled access in a Stranorlar school has been welcomed following its confirmation this afternoon.
Councillor Martin Harley welcomed the confirmation that Robertson National School had been granted the funding.
The councillor thanked officials for sanctioning the funding, insisting it will ‘make life easier for those who need it most.’
“The work at Robertson NS will ensure the best access possible for wheelchair users at the school,” Councillor Harley said.
“I am delighted that the Department of Education has sanctioned this important work and I look forward to seeing it come to fruition.
“The work at the school will include disabled access from the road, automatic doors and toilets with disabled access.
“It will make life easier for those who need it most, even with the school being an old building, and the difference for any pupil or parent or anyone visiting the school who has limited mobility will undoubtedly be significant.
Councillor Harley added: “I have spoken to Robertson school principal Brian Bouvaird and I am delighted to share the news with him and the school community.
“I’d like to thank the Department officials for sanctioning the works and helping to make a difference.
“I also want to pass on my gratitude to Minister Joe McHugh. Everyone who works with communities and their schools knows how vital projects like this are and how we can have a big and lasting impact by addressing access that the rest of us take for granted.”Tags: