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Bury councillors give £2k to improve centre

PUBLISHED: 11:30 11 February 2015

(Left to Right): Newbury Community Centre Committee Members Ernie Broom, Ivy Goodman, Barbara Bannister and Val Cownley with Cllrs. Paul Hopfensperger and David Nettleton with the new bench, concrete plinth, grassed area and litter bin at the entrance to the Newbury Community Centre.

(Left to Right): Newbury Community Centre Committee Members Ernie Broom, Ivy Goodman, Barbara Bannister and Val Cownley with Cllrs. Paul Hopfensperger and David Nettleton with the new bench, concrete plinth, grassed area and litter bin at the entrance to the Newbury Community Centre.

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Two independent councillors have given nearly £2,000 towards improvements to Newbury Community Centre, on the Howard Estate.

St Edmundsbury Borough councillor Paul Hopfensperger and Suffolk county councillor David Nettleton have provided a total of £1,974.94 to have a bench and new bin installed, replacing an “eyesore” shrubbery at the entrance.

Mr Hopfensperger gave £1,641.16 from his locality budget while Mr Nettleton made up the remaining amount.

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