PLANS have been announced for a new Youth Zone thanks to a £6m funding injection.
The new Youth Zone in Lancaster will be open for a minimum of five nights a week and offer a wide range of activities and opportunities for young people to get together in a safe and fun environment.
The Youth Zone will feature a multi-purpose hall, internet cafe, kitchen, hall, space for group work and private sessions, studio and performance workshop areas for arts, music and drama as well as an outdoor multi-use games area.
Work is currently under way to determine whether an existing facility could be converted to become a Youth Zone, or whether it will have to be built from scratch.
It is hoped that it will be up and running by 2014.
See the Lancaster Guardian (29-03-12) for full story.