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Epic upgrade for Constantine Grounds

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation Project Co-ordinator Quincy Legerton, centre, explains what is required to complete the upgrade of facilities at the Learie Constantine Grounds to Digicel Foundation Project Co-ordinator Diana Mathura-Hobson and Trincity/Macoya councillor Josiah Austin. PICTURES DIGICEL

The residents of the Tunapuna/Piarco constituency can look forward to upgraded bathroom facilities at the Learie Constantine Grounds. The initiative is being spearheaded by the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation with the assistance of Digicel Foundation.

Thanks to Councillor for Trinicty/Macoya, Josiah Austin, who applied to the Digicel Foundation for the EPIC grant last year, the Foundation invested $33,750 towards the upgrade. The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation also invested $10,000 and provided the labour for the project.

The Grounds; named after Learie Constantine who was one of the greatest all-rounders in cricket, as well as a lawyer and politician who also served as T&T’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, continues to be the venue of choice for varying sporting tournaments and family events since the 1960’s.

Visiting the site to have a look at the progress made were Diana Mathura-Hobson, Project Coordinator of the Digicel Foundation; Councillor for Trinicity/Macoya Josiah Austin, as well as Quincy Legerton, Project Coordinator and Bevon Belgrave, Project Foreman, from the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation.

The team expects that the refurbished facility will be completed by the end of April.

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