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Community Council Education Government Lifestyle Louth Louth County Council

Sustainable Fashion Competition is Open for Applications From Co. Louth Secondary School Students

Louth County Council is delighted to announce its involvement with the Relove Fashion Competition 2022. Fast Fashion has a significant negative impact on our environment, producing clothes uses a lot of our natural resources, like water and energy and creates greenhouse gas emissions which are responsible for climate change. The competition, open to students across […]

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Community Constituency Council Crime Downpatrick Government NMD Council South Down

DUP Councillor Charged in Court With Trying to Sexually Communicate With Two Children

A suspended DUP councillor was today (thurs) charged with trying to sexually communicate with two ‘children.’ Although he did not appear at Downpatrick Magistrates Court by video link, 59-year-old William Walker was charged with two offences alleged to have been committed between 11-21 February this year. Walker, originally from Killyleagh but now with an address […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown Upper Bann

ABC Council Strike Action Suspended

Joint statement by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council and the Joint Trade Unions (Unite the Union, GMB & NIPSA). Following positive negotiations between Management and the Joint Trade Unions an agreement in principle has been reached and approved by Elected Members, it is agreed to suspend strike action from 0001hrs on Thursday 22 September, […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Down

Deal Struck in ABC Council Regarding Ongoing Strike Issues

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council held a Special Hybrid meeting of Council on Tuesday 20 September, at 6.30pm, to approve the conciliation agreement brokered by the Labour Relations Agency (LRA), between management and the Joint Trade Unions (JTUS). Following a vote, elected members approved the proposal for a bespoke local pay offer to […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Portadown South Down

Majority of Elected Reps Back Deal to End ABC Council Strike

The majority of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon district Councillors have supported a deal to help bring strike action within the borough to an end. Speaking following the meeting Sinn Féin Councillor Liam Mackle said: “We are delighted that, at tonights council meeting, a majority of councillors supported this deal which will hopefully bring an end […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Murphy Condemns Bessbrook Pond Littering

Sinn Féin Councillor Declan Murphy has condemned the recent littering in Bessbrook Pond.  The Slieve Gullion Councillor said: “I was contacted this week by a number of residents who highlighted the amount of litter that had been left in the pond.  “When I went to see the reported litter at the pond I was disappointed to see […]

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Albert Basin Park Campaigns Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Down Stormont

Alliance Motion Seeks Funding for Albert Basin Park and Other Active Travel Projects 

Newry, Mourne and Down Council will debate a motion that calls for an officer to be made responsible for identifying funding for cross-border tourism and active travel projects.  The motion, brought forward by Alliance Councillor Cadogan Enright, specifically names a number of projects the council officer will seek funding for through the Shared Island Fund. […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Newry Newry and Armagh NMD Council

Casey Highlights Concerns Around Newry Leisure Centre

Sinn Féin Councillor Charlie Casey has expressed concerns around the standard of and access to facilities in Newry Leisure centre. The Newry City Councillor said: “In recent months we have been inundated by constituents concerned about the standards of hygiene and access to facilities on the site. “Given the fact that this State of the […]

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ABC Council Armagh Banbridge Community Constituency Council Government Lurgan Newry and Armagh Politics Portadown Upper Bann

Crucial Meeting Could Bring ABC Strike Action to an End

Sinn Féin Councillor and Group Leader on ABC Council, Liam Mackle, has said all political parties must unite behind pay deal. Speaking in advance of tonights special council meeting – as requested by the Sinn Féin grouping – he said: “Tuesday night is an important night. A crucial vote will take place which could result […]

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Community Constituency Council Government Infrastructure Newry and Armagh NMD Council South Armagh

Road Repairs in Forkhill Welcomed

Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Larkin has welcomed a number of road repairs carried out recently in Forkhill. The Slieve Gullion councillor said: “Recently, two swerious defects developed on both the Shean road and the Longfield road in Forkhill. “At the Shean road, a blocked pipe had caused the tarmac to rise several inches. While at […]