Young people from Dromore learn new skills and refurbish old bikes for charity


With funding from the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon ​​Policing Community Safety Partnership, the Banbridge Neighborhood Policing Team ran the project at Dromore Town Hall for two days over the half term break, in partnership with Dromore High School and JR Magill Cycles.Nicholas Woods, Banbridge Neighborhood Police Sergeant said, “This project has provided young people with an in-depth understanding of how a bicycle works and will also help them solve mechanical problems all over the road. line when riding a bicycle.

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“This recent project gave the young people the feeling of having helped families in need by refurbishing the bikes. We are grateful to the local community of Dromore who provided the 20 bikes. We will donate the refurbished bikes to St Vincent De Paul and the local charity Via Wings, which they will then donate to local families in need at Christmas.

Pictured, left to right, Gwen Bartley of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon ​​Policing Community Safety Partnership; DUP Councilor Paul Rankin; Deputy Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon ​​Borough Council, DUP Councilor Tim McClelland; Inspector Quinn; Lord Mayor DUP Councilor Paul Greenfield; Brendan McKernan, Regional President of St Vincent De Paul; Stephen Smith of Magill Cycles, Dromore; Nicholas Woods, Banbridge Neighborhood Police Sergeant and John McKeown, Dromore Chairman for St Vincent De Paul.
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