Phil opens youth centre

A NEW youth centre opened in Littleport on Saturday. Youth worker Phil Malkin and a band of volunteers have transformed the former medical centre on Granby Street. The centre includes air hockey and table tennis facilities, a Playstation video games room,

A NEW youth centre opened in Littleport on Saturday.

Youth worker Phil Malkin and a band of volunteers have transformed the former medical centre on Granby Street.

The centre includes air hockey and table tennis facilities, a Playstation video games room, arts and crafts rooms and a music room.

Mr Malkin said: "We are also looking to start up clubs for model-making and photography and we are happy to hear from anyone who wants to come in and talk to us about ideas for the centre."


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The centre has been paid for by the volunteers' fund-raising activities, sponsorship from local businesses and some of Mr Malkin's own money.

He said: "It's been a lot of hard work and we're all really happy that it's finally opened now. At the end of the day, I just want to give the kids what they want, because there hasn't been too much for them to do in Littleport."

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n Mr Malkin can be contacted on 07947 823446.

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