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Plans for a City Park in Newry Advance as Council Agrees Outline Business Case

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Strategy, Policy and Resources (SPR) Committee has agreed the outline business case for a City Park at Newry’s Albert Basin as part of plans to unlock funding of £16.2 million. Subject to ratification at a meeting of full Council in June the outline business case will be submitted to […]

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Come Clean on Albert Basin Funding and Future – Grant

The Workers Party’s Nicola Grant has called on the Department for Finance to act immediately to re-assure local people that the £16.2 million funding for the Albert Basin Park project is secure and will remain available to the Council and the project development team. “There is considerable concern locally that slippage on the original timetable […]

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We Need to Prioritise the Albert Basin Park – Coade

Alliance representative Jackie Coade has said that while the Newry City Regeneration Programme will enhance the area, it must take on board the growing local concerns for the outcome of the project. Speaking as plans for new Civic Centre continued, Jackie said the Alliance Party would continue to support plans to prioritise the park and […]

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Newry Chamber Issues Open Letter to Members on Newry Regeneration Project

Letter to members We would like to update our members on the Chamber’s current position on the Newry City Centre Regeneration Project. Firstly, our long-stated position is that we welcome the proposed investment in our city. This has the potential to transform the economic and social environment for the citizens of our entire region. Newry […]

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Murphy Announces £16.2million for Albert Basin Park

Finance Minister, Conor Murphy has announced £16.2million for the Albert Basin Park project which will see a city park created in Newry. The funding will come from the first tranche of allocations from the Executive’s City/Growth Deals Complementary Fund. These allocations were agreed as part of the Executive’s draft Budget 2022-25.   Visiting the site of […]

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City Park Being Closer Is Tribute to Work of Campaigners – Coade

A city park for Newry moving a step closer is tribute to the hard work of campaigners, Alliance Newry and Armagh spokesperson Jackie Coade has said. Ms Coade said the proposal for £16.2 million to be provided towards creation of the Albert Basin Park was a move in the right direction. It is part of […]

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Sinn Féin Welcome £16.3 Million for Newry City Park

Sinn Féin MLA Liz Kimmins has welcomed the news that Finance Minister Conor Murphy has approved £16.3 million for the Newry City Park in the proposed executive budget. The Newry/Armagh MLA said: “Today, Sinn Féin Finance Minister, Conor Murphy has approved proposals for a £16 million investment to develop a 15-acre city park at the […]

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Derrybeg Community Association Calls For Public Park in Newry

Derrybeg Community Association are fully supportive of the Unite the Union rally due to be held on Saturday 23rd October.  Chairperson of Derrybeg Community Association Stephen Murney voiced the community group’s support, he said “The campaign to have a public park in Newry is something that we should all fall behind. It is something that […]

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Council Pitch For Park Funds Is Welcome But Now We Need More- Kimmins

Sinn Féin MLA, Liz Kimmins, has welcomed the news that Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has sought £16 Million for projects including enabling and landscaping works for the Newry city centre park.Commenting on this News, Liz said: “It’s great to see the Council moving proactively to try and secure funds to start works on […]

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Taylor Supports Albert Basin Park Funding Application

UUP Slieve Gullion Councillor and Assembly candidate David Taylor has welcomed the  news that Newry, Mourne and Down District Council will apply for funding for the Albert Basin Park. Speaking on the issue Cllr Taylor said: “I would be very supportive of the proposal by Council to submit a request through the City Deals Complimentary […]