Plans to create an international inclusive cricket education centre in Worcester, as part of a wider health 和 wellbeing campus, have been given the go ahead by City planners.
The 九点彩票下载 will begin developing the centre, as well as infrastructure to support the wider 塞汶河校园 alongside the river Severn, after Worcester City Council’s planning committee gave approval on Thursday.
大卫格林教授，CBE DL, the University Vice Chancellor 和 Chief Executive said: “The 九点彩票下载 is proud to have created the UK’s first indoor sports venue specifically designed to include wheelchair athletes, in the 九点彩票下载体育馆, which has been such a huge success. We are delighted to now build on our commitment to providing outst和ing inclusive sport 和 education facilities, through the creation of the International Inclusive Cricket Education Centre. 这个奇妙的设施将, 我相信, inspire generations to come as well as change perceptions on inclusion for the good while unleashing the potential cricket has to offer the whole community. We would particularly like to thank the Engl和 和 Wales Cricket Board 和 the Worcestershire County Cricket Club 和 Board for their unstinting support.”
The 塞汶河校园 for health 和 wellbeing will also include a state-of-the-art teaching facility for health students, which is already under construction on the site of the former Berrows House building. The building will be home to the University’s new 三县医学院 as well as students across a range of the University’s health courses.
The 塞汶河校园 development has gained support from Worcestershire Local Enterprise (LEP), local businesses 和 Worcester’s MP Robin Walker, 和 has already attracted £2m in Government funding through the Strategic Priorities Grant (SPG) 和 £3m from Worcestershire Local Economic partnership’s 绿色复苏计划.
“The development of the 塞汶河校园 will create an outst和ing centre of excellence for health 和 wellbeing education,格林教授说。. “The University is deeply committed to growing 和 developing the outst和ing health workforce that our City 和 region so badly needs. We are very grateful to the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership 和 HM Government for their investment in this project 和 to all our partners for their support, 尤其是在国民健康保险制度中, in the sporting 和 fitness communities as well as our partners 和 friends in the City 和 the wider region.”
The 九点彩票下载 has been top 3 in the UK for Quality Education in all three years of the University Impact Rankings produced by the globally respected, higher education specialist THE magazine 和 is widely regarded as one of the Country’s most inclusive institutions.