Derry/Londonderry is a young city which needs to rise to meet the aspirations of it’s young people. There is a culture of joblessness and long term unemployment that impacts on the aspirations of young people that can result in disillusionment or departure – options that do not positively contribute to our community’s future.
We are likely to address this issue from June 2016 to November 2016. Watch this space for more information! How do we create and sustain a welcoming and vibrant city centre. Through the project we will provide the opportunity for local people to inform how the city centre is shaped and managed that encourages collaboration and the promotion of truly shared spaces.
This will include an examination of how local people that can take pride and ownership of the city centre – both notionally and through asset ownership.