Assistant Chief Constable Alistair Finlay said the centre will have to be "mothballed" unless money is made available
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Belfast safety centre could close over budget cuts

A new £1m safety centre in Belfast may have to close its doors before they have ever opened to the public.

The centre, in the Harbour Exchange area, is aimed at helping children and young people recognise and avoid every day dangers.

PSNI Ass Ch Con Alistair Finlay said it will have to be "mothballed" unless money is made available to pay annual running costs of more than £300,000.

BBC News NI Home Affairs Correpondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 16 Dec 2014