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Haughey Supports Delivery of Key Works at Darkley Primary School

Sinn Féin councillor has welcomed confirmation that a number of key works will now go ahead at Darkley Primary School. The Cusher Councillor said: “A number of key works are now confirmed to go ahead for Darkley Primary School. “The school contacted me with concerns over safety issues with access to their playground and releasing […]

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Southern Regional College Leading the Way With Accreditation Status!

Southern Regional College are the proud recipients of a formal accreditation status from The Royal Society of Chemistry. The College is the only Further Education College within Northern Ireland to achieve this accolade, and one of six Further Education providers in the UK with permission to use The Royal Society of Chemistry’s crest! The College […]

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Financial Pressures a Real Issue for Delivery of Infrastructure Projects – Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has said the current financial pressures facing DFI are posing real issues to the delivery of key infrastructure projects across the north. The Newry and Armagh MLA said: “Improving rural roads, expanding sewer capacity and delivering cornerstone projects such as the A6 are all facing further challenges as a result […]

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Haughey Welcomes New Residents to Community

Sinn Féin councillor Bróna Haughey has welcomed a number of new families to Cusher, following the completion of a new housing development. The Cusher Councillor said: “The Annvale Manor Development has seen 8 new families now move into the Cusher area. “Myself and some local Sinn Féin activists visited the new development to speak to […]

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NIPSA Health Workers Join Other Unions at Dozens of Picket Lines Across NI Tomorrow

Thousands of NIPSA health workers will join colleagues from other unions at dozens of picket lines across Northern Ireland tomorrow (Thursday, 26 January) against the backdrop of a unprecedented cost-of-living crisis. The 24 hour stoppage will be the second full day of action taken by health sector unions in their campaign to secure safe staffing, […]

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TUV Raises Neglect of Markethill High in Capital Programme

“In many ways, Markethill High highlights the neglect of the controlled sector going back generations. Markethill High was built in 1959 with the intention of accommodating 200 pupils. There are currently 503 pupils on the roll books and no less than eight mobiles are being employed to house the children. Some of the mobiles are […]

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Safety Needs to be Improved at Dundrum/Granemore Crossroads – Haughey

Sinn Féin councillor Bróna Haughey has said that something must be done to improve road safety at the Dundrum/Granemore crossroads. The Cusher councillor said: “I have raised this issue with DFI a number of times on behalf of local residents. “While there are some signs in place currently, there have still been incidents reported as […]

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McKernan Welcomes Continued Roll Out of Fibrus Broadband in Cusher

SDLP Cusher representative Emmajayne McKernan has welcomed the continued roll out of Fibrus broadband as two roads in the Markethill area are set to temporarily close to facilitate works. Ms McKernan said: “The continued rollout of fibrus broadband in Cusher is extremely welcome. For far too long people in this area have struggled with either poor […]

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SDLP Calls for Emergency Childcare Scheme

The SDLP has called for an emergency intervention to save childcare places across Northern Ireland and ease pressures on working families.  SDLP Newry & Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has said that action is needed to prevent the loss of childcare places which would have a significant impact on working families. He was speaking as the […]

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McKernan Condemns illegal Dumping of tyres at Seagahan Dam

SDLP Representative for Cusher Emmajayne McKernan has condemned the illegal dumping of tyres at Seagahan Dam and has reported the issue to Council. Emmajayne McKernan said, “This is an environmental crime and those who dumped the tyres have shown little regard for the local area or its people who will have to meet the costs […]