Game Zone completed at Norbrook Youth Club
Karen Wilson, chairman of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Manchester has officially opened of the new Game Zone at Norbrook Youth Club, Northern Moor. The room is equipped with new furniture, a pool table donated by Glenbrook Property, PlayStation 4 consoles and art equipment provided by Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s Wythy Tree funding.
Last year, almost every part of the club received a fresh coat of paint in preparation for the opening when over 30 people and more than 200 hours were volunteered for a makeover day.
Gavin Evans, Norbrook Youth Club chairman said: “We are thrilled it’s all coming together, and we can celebrate everybody’s efforts and hard work. Getting the new space opened early in the new year makes it possible for all our young people to enjoy the Game Zone sooner, with more friends joining them in the extended space.”
“Special thanks go to GWF-Garfield Weston Foundation who made this possible by kindly providing funding for the extension earlier last year, while Dynamic Design and Build have worked closely with the stakeholders to ensure the new space is completed to high standards.”
Additional support was received from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Manchester, the Manchester City Council Neighbourhood Investment Fund and The Manchester Guardian Society Charitable Trust.
Five young people who also helped obtain financial support by appearing in the Game Zone video, were nominated for a Youth Buzz Awards, in recognition of their contribution, and have reached the finals which take place on 28 February.