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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Mayor visits Millburn community support services
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Mayor for the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Mark Fielding, took time on Tuesday to visit Millburn Community Association.

There he witness first hand the COVID-19 community support services they have in place covering Millburn, Ballysally, Harper’s Hill and the surrounding areas.

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The group offer a daily Hot Meal Service for the elderly and vulnerable and people in isolation in addition to their food delivery services; a prescription delivery service in partnership with Henderson`s Pharmacy; food parcel deliveries and a daily free bread delivery service.

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In addition, this week they have launched their community supermarket which was formerly the food bank where people can attend themselves to collect food and leave a donation if they wish.

Millburn Community Association`s Outreach Worker Billy Ellis welcomed the Mayor and congratulated him on his appointment. Billy stated: “it’s fantastic that our New Mayor had requested to see our community support services in action and show his support to the Millburn Community.

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“We have been very busy throughout the pandemic period with our service provision which has saw us extend out far beyond our own boundaries, but it has been so rewarding.

“We even collected an award for our new food delivery service from Restaurant Guru the ‘2020 Best Takeaway Food’ in Coleraine Award which was won through online reviews and recommendations”.

During the Mayors visit, he delivered a food package to local resident Anne Marie Gault before he chatted with the staff members Jude Patrick and Jamie Ellis in association’s social enterprise café ‘The Calf Lane Kitchen’.

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