TWO new centres for needy young people in Mansfield and Sutton were officially opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester yesterday.
Sutton’s Outram Street Centre and the Sherwood Street Emergency Accommodation in Mansfield each received the royal seal of approval during the Duke’s tour of the area.
Both centres have been developed by Nottinghamshire charity Framework at the cost of around £4.5m and mark a key moment in the organisation’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
The Outram Street Centre provides accommodation for young people at risk of involvement in the criminal justice system as well as a coffee bar, a creative media training suite and recording studio.
In Mansfield, the Sherwood Street Emergency Accommodation, on the site of the former Sherwood Street Day Centre, provides 15 units of accommodation for rough sleepers and others in emergency housing need.