This is another case study interview, about another pretty impressive long term well managed community resource which is, thirty year after it began with the issue of community bonds (each costing £75m, but purchasable in weekly instalments of a pound), the Ashton Community Trust.
The trust, headquartered in the nationalist New Lodge area is now delivering services right across north Belfast, and has staff and children coming in from all manner of areas across the area. For Paul Roberts (interviewed above), it is not always about siting services on the edge between communities about helping to blur those boundaries.
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